Site Remediation Committee Report
ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources
115 SITE REMEDIATION 2008 Annual Report1 I. CONTAMINANT MODELING TO OPTIMIZE GROUNDWATER REMEDIAL SYSTEM DESIGN2 Two types of groundwater models are commonly used to design groundwater remediation systems: flow models and transport models. Flow models simulate the distribution of hydraulic heads and as such, simulate where the groundwater, and the dissolved contaminants, move. Physical remedial measures alter groundwater flow; flow models simulate these effects. Transport models are used to...