Eppley Airfield, Omaha, NE
Installation of seventy (70) relief/dewatering wells to aid in flood mitigation at Eppley Airfield in Omaha, Nebraska. Wells were drilled to a depth of 90’ below grade using a 30” diameter borehole, setting 12” diameter PVC screen and casing. Wells were drilled with bucket auger drilling method. Wells were developed, pump tested, and checked to assure sanding rates less than 5 ppm. Due to piezometric level above existing grade, all wells drilled from pads 10’ to 12’ above existing grade.