1) Development of: Surface & Ground Water Supply
2) Aquifer Recharge and Recovery Project
3) Water Use Permit (Site Certification Modification)
4) Development of Alternative Water Supplies
5) Wetland Treatment to improve overall water quality
has a long-term working relationship with Progress Energy
Hines Energy Complex promotes water conservation by utilizing water cropping
strategies of surface water from approximately 4,000 acres of previously mined
and reclaimed phosphate land. Schreuder, Inc. prepared plans to optimize water
cropping. Based on their recommendations many drainage improvement were made
including the design and construction of a floating electrical surface water
pumping system of 7.00 cfs in
Aquifer Recharge and Recovery Project (ARRP)
part of the water use permit (WUP) modification of the initial site
certification for the construction of Power Block 3, Schreuder, Inc. performed a
comprehensive long-term dynamic analyses using their own proprietary model to
assess the sufficiency of meeting future cooling pond water demands with the
water cropping yield supplemented by ground water pumpage. These model analyses
clearly indicated the need for additional storage of surface water collected
during the wet seasons. To meet the need for this storage Schreuder, Inc.
developed the Aquifer Recharge and Recovery project for the Hines Energy site.
This is the first project of its kind. Schreuder, Inc. obtained from the SWFWMD
the first permit ever issued for the use of the ARRP to manage water resources.
The WUP condition mandates that PEF may withdraw eighty five percent (85%) of
the volume of water cumulatively recharged to the underlying Floridan Aquifer
system through the ARRP. The implementation of the ARRP not only requires the
issuance of a permit by the SWFWMD,
but also an UIC permit by the FDEP. Schreuder, Inc. obtained both permits for
Construction of Exploratory Well
part of the UIC permit, SI assisted PEF in obtaining an exploratory well permit,
which was constructed in 2002. The
construction of this project included the installation of a
lined drilling pad to stabilize the drilling site and to contain potential
fuel/chemical spills and drilling fluids, the exploratory well to a total depth
of 899 feet below land surface, which is being converted into an injection well,
and four monitor wells (3 Floridan, 1 surficial).
During the installation and testing of TW-1, SI conducted several
specific capacity tests to determine the approximate rate of injection.
2007, SI continued this project by assisting PEF in obtaining a construction
and testing permit for a Class V, Group 8 Aquifer Recharge Well that
allows for cycle testing prior to injection. Within this permit, two additional
monitor wells will be constructed: one (1) deep monitor well (OC-1) in
the injection zone in the lower zone of the
Ground Water Supply Development
September 2004 a 20-inch diameter production well was installed (P-1).
Based on the information obtained during the construction of TW-1, P-1
was completed to a depth of 834 feet below land surface.
The bottom 28 feet of the well is a large cavernous void.
SI installed a large electrically driven turbine pump capable of
producing 6000 gpm. SI conducted a 14-day aquifer performance test on P-1 in
January 2006. During the test the
water level in the well declined by 8.0 ft, indicating a specific capacity of
750 gpm/ft. A detailed analysis of the data indicates that the aquifer has a
approximately 4.4 million gpd/ft.
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