Bore completion report: bore 23490 : Gamardi outstation
Bore completion - Gamardi outstation DLH-315
Karp, Danuta; Northern Territory. Department of Transport and Works. Water Division
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Drilling and boring -- Northern Territory; Groundwater -- Northern Territory; Water-supply -- Northern Territory; Bores -- Northern Territory
Dept. of Transport and Works, Water Division.
Report No: 53/84D
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Technical Report WRD84053 Viewed at 14:07:31 on 29/07/2010 Page 3 of 8. I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I 1. IN'1'RODUCTION This report provides details of construction and pumping recorrendations for a bore drilled on Gamardie outstation. The outstation is situated 418 km east of Darwin at AMG co-ordinates 611-502 (Milingimbi 1:100 000 sheet 5873). Bore 23490 was drilled and was successful. The work was carried out in November 1984 on behalf of the Department of Comlllunity Development and involved preliminary investigation, construction and testing of the production bore 2. HYDROGEOLOGY The outstation is located in the northern part of the Arafura Basin. It is covered by the Elcho Island Formation of the Upper Proterozoic age consisting of flaggy micaceous glaucani tic sandsto:le interbedded ,vi th friable medium-grained white quartz sandstone. 3. RESULTS Bore 23490 was drilled and constructed with steel casing and stainless steel screen. A twenty-four hour constant discharge test and a recovery test were conducted and ,;ater samples taken. The water quality consumption. 7 : KARP is considered suitable for human