2022: Webinar #4

Tue, Jul 19 2022 (PDT), 11:00am - 12:30pm
Credits: 0.1 CEU
Audience: Water suppliers, operators, consultants and educators

Well Operations & Maintenance, Best Practices

Regular well maintenance is an important part of small water systems operations.  Proper maintenance preserves the life time of well infrastructure and prevents risks against ground water contamination and ensure the safety of drinking water.  In this webinar, we will cover the following topics:

  • Inspection of well components and equipment
  • Measuring and troubleshooting well performance – water yield, checking water levels, pump test requirements, Specific Capacity
  • Pump motor performance
  • Water quality testing
  • Record keeping

Presented By: Blaine Matuga

Blaine is President of Central Interior Pumps Ltd. He is a level 1 and 2 certified Pump Technician and has been in the water industry for over 24 years. He is past president of the BC Groundwater Association and is an advocate in getting the Canadian Groundwater Association back up and running. Blaine works closely with First Nations, Engineers, and Municipalities in providing safe water, and educating water users. He is an ambassador in promoting the protection of groundwater with his company using “Protectors of Groundwater” as their motto.