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1800 Hughes Landing Boulevard

Suite 700

The Woodlands, TX 77380

United States

Phone: 281-475-2600

Fax: 281-475-2733

Layne Christensen Company operates as a water management, construction and drilling company. The company provides solutions for water, mineral and energy challenges. It operates on a geographically dispersed basis, with approximately 100 sales and operations offices located throughout North America, Africa, Australia, Brazil, Uruguay, and Italy and through its affiliates in other Latin America countries. Segments The company operates in the Water Resources division (Water Resources), Inliner division (Inliner), Heavy Civil division (Heavy Civil), Geoconstruction division (Geoconstruction), and Mineral Services division (Mineral Services). In 2013, the company sold all of the assets of its Energy division. Water Resources Division The Water Resources division provides its customers with sustainable solutions for every aspect of water supply system development and technology. The company provides a suite of water-related products and services, including hydrologic design and construction, source of supply exploration, well and intake construction and well and pump rehabilitation. Water Resources also brings new technologies to the water and wastewater markets, whether through internal development, acquisition or strategic alliance. The company also offers water treatment equipment engineering services, providing systems for the treatment of regulated and ‘nuisance’ contaminants, specifically iron, manganese, hydrogen sulfide, arsenic, radium, nitrate, perchlorate and volatile organic compounds. The company’s target groundwater drilling market consists of high-volume water wells drilled principally for municipal and industrial customers. The company provides feasibility studies using complex geophysical survey methods and has the expertise to analyze the survey results and define the source, depth and magnitude of an aquifer. The company can estimate recharge rates, recommend well design features, plan well field designs and develops water management plans. To conduct these services, the company maintains a staff of professional employees including geological engineers, geologists, hydrogeologists and geophysicists. These attributes enable the company to locate suitable water-bearing formations to meet various customer requirements. The company designs and constructs bank intake structures, submerged intakes, infiltration galleries and horizontal collector wells. The company also designs and constructs the pipelines and pump stations necessary to convey water from its source to the users. The company offers complete diagnostic and rehabilitation services for existing wells, pumps and related equipment with a network of local offices throughout its geographic markets in the U.S. In addition to its well service rigs, the company has equipment capable of conducting downhole closed circuit televideo inspections. The company performs bacteriological well evaluation and water chemistry analyses. It also has the capability and inventory to repair, in its own machine shops, most water well pumps, regardless of manufacturer, as well as to repair well screens, casings and related equipment, such as chlorinators, aerators and filtration systems. Water Resources also offers investigative services to assist in assessing, monitoring and characterizing water quality and aquifer parameters. The customers are national and regional consulting firms engaged by federal and state agencies, as well as industrial companies that need to assess, define or up groundwater contamination sources. The company assists the customer in determining the extent of groundwater contamination, installation of recovery wells that extract contaminated groundwater for treatment, which is known as pump and treat remediation, and specialized site safety programs associated with drilling at contaminated sites. In its Safety & Health department, the company employs full-time staff qualified to prepare site-specific health and safety plans for hazardous waste cleanup sites as required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). The company drills deep injection wells for ind


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