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CR-53 Water Well Drilling (2021-04-13)
This classification allows the scope of work permitted by the commercial C-53 Water Well Drilling and the residential R-53 Drilling licenses.
C-53 WATER WELL DRILLING: This classification allows the licensee to drill new water wells or deepen existing water wells by use of standard practices including the use of cable tools, compressed air percussion, rotary, air rotary, or reverse circulation rotary methods. Includes installing casing, gravel pack, perforating and sanitary seals. Repair existing wells by sand pumping, jetting, acidizing, swabbing, clean out, reperforating, swaging, installation of annealed lines, and the removal of debris.
Includes photographing interior of wells with appropriate equipment. Installation of jet and submersible pumps; electrical pump controls and wiring from pump equipment to first readily accessible disconnect; and water line to storage or pressure tank, not to exceed 50 linear feet. Use of a test pump to develop a new well, or repair an existing well, when provided in contract, is limited to 5 horsepower.
Installation of concrete pump bases not to exceed 50 squarefeet.
Installation of protective fencing when included in original contract.
R-53 DRILLING: This classification allows the licensee to install and repair of wells, including test boring, exploratory drilling and all materials and devices common to the industry.
Minimum Passing Score of 70%
Time Allowed - 75 Minutes
The reference material listed below was used to prepare the questions for this examination. The examination may also contain questions based on trade knowledge or general industry practices. Except for Code books, you can base your answers on later editions of references as they become available. For Code questions, the examinations will be based only on the edition of the Code book that is listed.
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Water Systems Handbook, 12th Edition
Publication Year: 2011
A major revision to WSC's Water Systems Handbook, a reference for water well construction and maintenance, has been completed! The new handbook includes up to date information on well construction, well components, questions and answers for self-testing, new graphics, and more safety information.
Currently this title is only offered in a format. Please Click Here to purchase the digital copy directly form the publisher
Handbook of Suggested Practices for the Design and Installation of Ground Water Monitoring Wells
The Handbook of Suggested Practices for the Design and Installation of Ground-Water Monitoring Wells is intended to assist personnel involved with the design, construction, and installation of ground-water monitoring wells. This document does not focus on specific regulatory requirements, but instead presents state-of-the-art technology that may be applied in diverse hydrogeologic situations.
Groundwater and Wells 3rd edition
Publication Year: 2007
This is the third edition to what is our top-selling reference book year after year! This tremendous resource should be on your desk if you are serious about the groundwater industry.It features 20 years of advancements in technology and knowledge gained in the field. Included are new borehole geophysical techniques, information on underbalanced and horizontal drilling, new approaches to well development, as well as details on ASR, groundwater monitoring and remediation, prepack screens for water interactive well design and well maintenance programs for water well contractors and design engineers.This reference manual is the comprehensive guide for the design, installation, and maintenance of water wells.
Manual Of Water Well Construction Practices, 3rd Edition
This is a third edition of a perennially best-selling manual, originally published in 1975 and revised in 1998 and 2017.
It is comprehensive in its scope of current well construction methods and designed to serve not only contractors, but also as a guideline for state well inspectors.
The most recent revision includes updates to practices in line with current industry standards.
Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA) 2023
All Federal Construction Regulations (29 CFR 1926) are included in this “perfect bound” book in an easy-to-read, two-color layout.
All 29 CFR 1926 regulations for construction industry are included along with the following items:
29 CFR 1903 regulations covering inspections, citations, and penalties
29 CFR 1904 regulations covering recording and reporting occupational injuries and illnesses
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