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Geotechnical Hole Report Form
Introduction
Introduction
Important Update:
 
The Oregon Water Resources Department is pleased to announce online filing of well logs on the web with the new Well Log Entry Application.
 
Electronic submittal of logs directly from the Adobe form will be phased out and will be retired June 1st, 2012. 
 
If you choose not to enter well logs online, you can still fill out the form, print it, sign and date it, and send it into the department to be processed as a normal well log. This report must be filed with the department within 30 days from the date of completion of well construction, deepening, alteration, abandonment, or conversion.
 
Links:
Well Log Entry Application:
http://apps.wrd.state.or.us/apps/gw/well_log_entry
Geotechnical Hole Report form:
 http://www.wrd.state.or.us/OWRD/GW/docs/GeotechForm.pdf
Geotechnical Hole Report changes as of1/2/2009 if mailing the report to the department:
 http://www.wrd.state.or.us/OWRD/GW/docs/GeotechForm2009.pdf
 
 
 
 
 
 

Working with the forms
Template well logs
If you have several wells constructed on one location, you can fill out one log and save it. Then you can copy that file to a new name, open it up, and change just those items that need to be changed.

Saving the form locally
Unlike previous versions of the well log PDF, this version can be saved on your local machine with the free version of Adobe Acrobat. The department has purchased a license from Adobe which allows it to “reader extend” this form and make it so you can save the form as you fill it out.

Filling out the form
Owner (section 1)
Enter owner’s name and address as completely as possible

Type of work (section 2)
Check one. Describe alteration or abandonment procedures in the comments. For deepening indicate beginning and ending static water level under Section (10).

Construction(section 3)
Mark the correct box to indicate the construction used.  

Type of hole(section 4)
Check the type of closed loop hole

Use of hole (section 5)
Describe the use of the hole


Borehole Construction (section 6)
Indicate depth of completed well.  Indicate if special construction standards were used and attach copy of approval. Describe each change in borehole size or construction.

Casing/Screen (section 7)
Describe type of casing and loop and the locations. If a depth needs to be expressed as “above land surface”, check the box next to the “from depth” to indicate it is above land surface.

Well tests (section 8)
Mark the type of test that was used to determine the quantity of water available from the well. Be sure to indicate the temperature. The method that the strata were sealed should be indicated in Section 5 (bore hole construction).
Location of hole (section 9)
Indicate the location of the well as accurately as possible so that it can be located by other parties in the future. Indicate County, Township, Range, Section, and Tax Lot number, ¼ ¼ or latitude and longitude, and street address of the well or nearest address. If LORAN equipment is available, please report latitude and longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds or decimals.           

Static water level (section 10)
Show the static water level of the completed well. Indicate the artesian pressure, if appropriate, be sure to click the check box to the left of static water level if it is above land surface. For deepening indicate beginning and ending static water level.
Water bearing zones (section 10)
Indicate the depth at which water was first found. Show the water bearing strata and the position of the static water levels (SWL) – again, click the check box to the left if the static water level is above land surface. Include an estimate of flow rate, if possible.

Subsurface Log (section 11)
Describe the color, texture, grain size, and structure of materials and show the thickness of each stratum and aquifer drilled. There should be at least one entry for each change of formation.  Mark the dates and sign as appropriate at the bottom of the form.  

Abandonment Log
Describe the material and depth interval used to abandon the hole.


Overflow page (page 2)
This page is provided should there not be enough room on the first page for all of your entries in a section. Fill it out as appropriate. If you still cannot fit everything on the overflow page, you will not be able to submit electronically. You will need to print out the form and fill it out manually.

Map pages (page 3 & 4)
The map pages allow you to insert a graphic showing the map of the well. Click on the blank map and you will be presented with a File browser to locate the file you have already created to insert. Graphic files in the .jpg format seem to work best for this.