Definition of Driven well

1. Noun. A well made by driving a tube into the earth to a stratum that bears water.

Exact synonyms: Tube Well
Generic synonyms: Well

Lexicographical Neighbors of Driven Well

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Literary usage of Driven well

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annual Report by Indiana State Board of Health (1914)
"There are a larger number of dug wells and only about thirty-five per cent, of these wells are unqualifiedly good, and a large number of the driven well ..."

2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1887)
"It is not claimed, nor is it a fact, that water can be pumped from a driven well, in any given stratum, with greater ease than from an open well sunk into ..."

3. Bulletin by Virginia Geological Survey, Virginia Division of Geology (1913)
"From a sanitary standpoint, a driven well is much superior to a dug or bored well. If the pipe is driven 10 feet or more below the lowest level of the water ..."

4. Wanderings in South America, the North-west of the United States, and the by Charles Waterton (1852)
"... was fixed the machine ; it hung suspended about a foot from the water, and the end of the rope was made fast to a stake driven well into the sand. ..."

5. Public Water-supplies: Requirements, Resources, and the Construction of Works by Frederick Eugene Turneaure, Harry Luman Russell, Daniel Webster Mead (1908)
"As regards methods of sinking there are two principal kinds of wells: the closed-end well or driven well proper, and the open-end well. 328. ..."

6. Water-works for Small Cities and Towns by John Milton Goodell (1899)
"A driven well is "one formed by driving or forcing a wrought- iron or ... Finally Mr. JL Norton modified the American driven- well practice for military ..."

7. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1905)
"The characteristic difference between the driven well and other forms consists in ... The driven well adds artificial power so applied as to cause a great ..."

8. An Inquiry Into the Conditions Relating to the Water-supply of the City of by Merchants' Association of New York (1900)
"The gravity yield from the new works not being sufficient to provide for the increasing consumption, five driven well stations were established on the line ..."

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