Statistical analysis of pumping-test data from wells have been used to calculate average values of transmissivity and permeability in different Swedish rocks. The influence of the well-loss on the calculations is discussed. The highest values of transmissivity and permeability of the investigated rocks are found in the sandstones of Algonkian and Cambrian age. The Archean crystalline rocks show a wide range of results, and of the investigated rocks the gneisses seem to be more permeable than the granites. However, the degree of tectonization affects the hydraulic properties of the rocks considerably.
- Received February 25, 1977.
- © IWA Publishing 1977