New Method Improves Hydrogeologic Data at Copper Mine

An innovative method of monitoring groundwater and slope stability at an Arizona mine is reducing sensor installation time while creating a safer, more reliable system for workers.

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WSP USA developed a slope depressurization technique that uses fiberglass rod to guide geophysical logging tools deep into the ground.

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Fiberglass rod is lowered into a horizontal drain hole to guide sensors to depths that provide accurate data on hydrogeologic characterization of a slope on the worksite