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The HDDW technique is a unique and proven method for groundwater extraction and infiltration. HDDW stands for horizontal directional drilled wells. This new technology is based on HDD methods, it can be used in many different ways and it offers a number of advantages compared to other techniques.

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HDDW applications

In the construction process of a HDDW, HDD techniques are used to place a filter tube in an aquifer. Depending on the desired application, water is removed from or infiltrated into the ground. You can use a HDDW for:

  • Dike stability
  • Extracting drinking water
  • Groundwater management
  • Infiltrating rainwater
  • Decontamination
  • Heat and cold storage
  • Desalination

HDDW: How it works

The following animation shows how the HDDW technique works.