ASTM International - ASTM D4750-87(1993)e1
Standard Test Method for Determining Subsurface Liquid Levels in a Borehole or Monitoring Well (Observation Well)
|Publication Date:||27 November 1987|
1.1 This test method describes the procedures for measuring the level of liquid in a borehole or well and determining the stabilized level of liquid in a borehole.
1.2 The test method applies to boreholes (cased or uncased) and monitoring wells (observation wells) that are vertical or sufficiently vertical so a flexible measuring device can be lowered into the hole.
1.3 Borehole liquid-level measurements obtained using this test method will not necessarily correspond to the level of the liquid in the vicinity of the borehole unless sufficient time has been allowed for the level to reach equilibrium position.
1.4 This test method generally is not applicable for the determination of pore-pressure changes due to changes in stress conditions of the earth material.
1.5 This test method is not applicable for the concurrent determination of multiple liquid levels in a borehole.
1.6 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard.
1.7 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.