Business / Agriculture / Abandoned Wells: Abandoned drainage wells and abandoned water wells on vacant farmsteads are of particular concern for agriculture. Abandoned wells can present both safety risks and a direct conduit by which groundwater can be contaminated by surface runoff. A number of states have incentive and/or regulatory programs to cap or seal abandoned wells.
Abandoned Adjective Synonyms: left alone, forlorn, forsaken, deserted, neglected, rejected, shunned, cast off, cast aside, jilted, dropped, outcast
Business / Agriculture / Drainage Wells: Wells drilled to carry excess water off agricultural fields. Because they act as a funnel from the surface to the groundwater below, drainage wells can contribute to groundwater pollution. MORE
Business / Construction / Area Wells: Corrugated metal or concrete barrier walls installed around a basement window to hold back the earth MORE