The highest priority you should give in the choice of a site is the mission requirement. Select sites that are readily
available for use and void of elaborate developments. Carefully check the report's quality section and the rating
from the person who prepared the report. If any historical data are available on the sites, compare them to see if
there have been any changes in the Quality-Quantity blocks and site conditions.
Finally, consider the length of time you plan to be in the area and the amount of improvements needed to make
the site acceptable. You should select the site which requires the least amount of developmental resources.
resources, but rather the safest or closest site. Choosing a water site involves making many decisions of a
technical or managerial nature. Weigh the positive and negative factors associated with each possible site. Use
your professional judgment gained from a thorough knowledge of the water treatment field, sound reasoning, and
the facts at hand.