New Source Development

Tata & Howard has extensive experience in development of new water sources, from the exploration and evaluation stage through start-up assistance. We offer the following services:

  • New source approval
  • Test well investigations
  • Site exams
  • Pump test proposals
  • Prolonged pump test coordination/supervision
  • Pump test reports and analyses
  • Aquifer modeling
  • Zone II and Level A mapping
  • Design and construction services

New source development requires various permits in accordance with local, state, and federal agency requirements. Tata & Howard has experience in preparing the following permits:

  • Water Management Act
  • Wetlands Protection Act
  • 401 Water Quality Certificate
  • Interbasin Transfer
  • Environmental Notification Form/Environmental Impact Report
  • Army Corps of Engineers

Replacement Wells, Ayer, MA

Tata & Howard assisted the Town of Ayer, MA with new source development, including Grove Pond Replacement Wells No. 1 and No. 2, Grove Pond Well No. 3, and Spectacle Pond Replacement Wells No. 1 and No. 2.