Numerical simulation technology is nowadays an important
means for groundwater issues because of its efficiency and economical
advantages. But in case of natural hydrogeological boundaries are not within
the interest area, it may be a big trouble to set boundary conditions of the
model artificially without enough field investigation information. This paper
introduced a method for solving such problem applying field pumping test and
recovery test. The method was applied to build an in-situ leaching of uranium
model. Results showed that the model boundary conditions can be set satisfactorily,
and also the calculated heads matched the observed data well in both two models.
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