Tool III: Fracturing for Enhanced Delivery of In Situ Remediation Substances in Contaminated Sediments

Part of the Applied Environmental Science and Engineering for a Sustainable Future book series (AESE)


This chapter summarises the basic information on methods for fracturing the geological environment for the purposes of permeability increase and thus aquifer remediation enhancement. The technology allows to increase the infiltration of remediation substances into contaminated geological environment showing low permeability that can be hardly remediated without fracturing.


Hydraulic fracturing Pneumatic fracturing Aquifer remediation Fracture propagation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.DEKONTA a.s.StehelčevesCzech Republic
  2. 2.Photon Water Technology s.r.o.LiberecCzech Republic

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