CHAPTER6OPERATION AND PERFORMANCE CONTROL
6- 1. General. The success of a dewatering operation finally hinges on the proper operation, maintenance, and control of the system. If the system is not operated and maintained properly, its effectiveness may soon be lost. After a dewatering or pressure relief system has been installed, a full-scale pumping test should be made and its performance evaluated for adequacy or need for any modification of the system. This test and analysis should include measurement of the initial water table, pump discharge, water table in excavation, water table in wells or vacuum in header system, and a comparison of the data with the original design.
6- 2. Operation.