Water Development for Homesteaders

Author Ken Kern writes about water development for homesteaders and well construction methods to create a well for their property.



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Concrete cylindrical tank.
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Well water development homesteaders
Where the water table is fairly close to the ground surface, a well can be advantageously dug. Depths of from 10 to 40 feet are common. A circular hole, about 40-inches in diameter is usual: being round it is less apt to cave in.
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The hydrologic cycle.
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Structure of pumps.
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Horizontal well drilling equipment.
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Well construction methods.
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Glulam bean of wood roof.
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Evolution of the wood roof.
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