open well

open well

[′ō·pən ′wel]
(civil engineering)
A well whose diameter is great enough (1 meter or more) for a person to descend to the water level.
An artificial pond filling a large excavation in the zone of saturation up to the water table.

open well

A floor opening, a series of such openings, or an atrium of two or more stories that does not meet code requirements (with respect to enclosure) for a covered shaft.
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Sources of collected water samples Source Total Percentage Tube well 122 44 Open well 97 35 Nullah 19 14 Dam 39 07 Total 277 100 Table 5.
Users can then capture a snapshot of the open well and add it to the app's database for other users and authorities to take note of.
On the west side, in contrast, corridors taper with reducing traffic, the single open well and best view being at the north end.
A 28-year-old Saudi citizen fell to his death in an open well near a village in Makkah on Tuesday night in a rare accident.
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The components are the same, whether it is small releases from compressor stations or large releases from open wells.
And three, farmers protested that the barely-treated water seeped into underground aquifers, destroying water tables, and their bore and open wells.
In this research 30 water samples from different sources including tube wells, hand pump and open wells in Tehsil Banda Daud Shah and adjoining area were analyzed with RAD7, Radon detector, for radon content determination.
The system consists of open wells where vertical shafts connect them from a certain distance.
I have asked OSHA to review the entire docket of both closed and open Wells Fargo cases since 2010," he said.
Providence Resources boss Tony O'Reilly Jnr said the exploration firm was saved by a [euro]66million fundraising round last month and as part of the deal they must open wells in the Atlantic.
When the residents' main sources of water, such as open wells, dried out, they started to look for other sources, but unfortunately, some were rivers that were not fit for drinking, she said.