Meaning of ABANDONED WELL in English


A well which is no longer used or a well removed from service; a well whose use has been permanently discontinued or which is in a state of such disrepair that it cannot be used for its intended purpose. Generally, abandoned wells will be filled with concrete or cement grout to protect groundwater from waste and contamination.

Environmental engineering English vocabulary.      Английский словарь экологического инжиниринга.