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When: Friday, November 22
Begins at Noon
Where: USGS Georgia Water Science Center
1770 Corporate Drive
Suite 500
Norcross, Georgia  30093
United States
Contact: Greg Cherry
(678) 924-6632

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Groundwater Exploration and Development Georgia Piedmont and

Blue Ridge Provinces

Speaker: Bob Atkins, P.G., A&S Environmental Services, Inc.

Note: the USGS GaWSC has moved to a new office location.

Directions to the meeting may be obtained by calling (678) 924-6700 or mapping online using the following address:

Georgia Water Science Center, 1770 Corporate Drive Suite 500, Norcross, GA 30093

Reservations for lunch required by Thursday, November 21
[Call or Email Greg Cherry at or (678) 924-6632]

Meeting Topic

A&S Environmental Services, Inc. approach to developing a groundwater source is divided into phases. These phases include the location (Phase I), test drilling and preliminary water sampling (Phase II), the construction of a production well (Phase III), an aquifer test with sampling (Phase IV), as well as a report with recommendations (Phase V). This phase approach allows the Client a high quality exploration program within a reasonable budget. Examples of data and interpretation will be presented.

Biographical Sketch

Bob Atkins has spent over 40 years studying the geology of the Piedmont and Blue Ridge Provinces of Georgia. For the past 23 years, he has conducted numerous groundwater exploration and development studies in Georgia, Tennessee, and Alabama. He is a licensed geologist in Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama and North Carolina.


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