Cleaning Wells after Seawater Flooding

Many people living in coastal regions rely on shallow groundwater for their water supply. Seawater flooding after a severe storm or tsunami can damage wells and contaminate the groundwater. This technical note provides advice for rehabilitating wells in such circumstances.

VILHOLTH (2011): Cleaning Wells after Seawater Flooding. Technical Notes on WASH in Emergencies #15. Leicestershire: Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC) URL [Accessed: 11.03.2019] PDF