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Subsurface Structure and Groundwater Flow

Time limit: 91 days

$150 Enroll

Full course description

This online course provides educational information about geological fundamentals essential to understanding foundational knowledge in the groundwater industry. It is beneficial for those in their early to mid-career who are looking to prepare for the NGWA General Drilling exam. This is one of eleven parts to the General Drilling Prep package and is also included in the Drilling Mechanics package. Approximately 4 hours; participants will have 3 months to complete the course.


Skills and Topics include:

  • Hydrologic cycle and groundwater indicators
  • Flownets and buckets
  • Hydraulic head and conductivity measures
  • Aquifer storage
  • Well siting, parameters and units


*Scholarships are currently available for Oklahoma employees. Before you register, let us know if you are interested in receiving a scholarship by completing this scholarship interest form.

NGWA University's mission is to train skilled and knowledgeable professionals as well as address critical workforce shortages.