Groundwater Sampling News

  • Toxic compounds in groundwater

    Research is being conducted on degrading a toxic compound found in groundwater systems around the world Vinyl chloride is a cancer-causing compound formed from solvents in groundwater systems under anaerobic conditions. These solvents are used in many industrial applications around the world and often belong to the most encountered groundwater pollutants in industrialized countries. Groundwater ...

  • OxyGreen Corporation and Enviro-Equipment, Inc announce manufacturing agreement for oxygreen cells and control panels

    OxyGreen Corporation, an engineering technology company producing U.S. patented groundwater remediation products and Enviro-Equipment, Inc, a manufacturer of UL certified control panels and specialized environmental remediation equipment announce today an exclusive agreement for commercial manufacturing of OxyGreen cells and control panels OxyGreen Corporation, an engineering technology company ...


    By Enviro-Equipment, Inc.

  • Japan quake data should be stored in the cloud

    One of the chief complaints as the crisis at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant unfolds is the paltry amount of information that the Tokyo Electric Power Co. and the Japanese government have shared with the citizens of Japan and of the world. In an attempt to understand the severity ...


    By Locus Technologies

  • Agilent Technologies announces products, highlights newly expanded company at Pittcon

    At the first Pittcon since it acquired Varian, Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today talked about the synergies of the newly expanded company, and introduced the following products and resources: 240 and 220 Ion Trap GC/MS systems, combining multiple ionization and ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • Agilent Technologies adds ion traps to GC/MS Lineup, integrating flexible ionization and scan modes with core GC platform

    Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: A) today introduced the 240 and 220 Ion Trap GC/MS systems. These new systems combine the flexibility (multiple ionization and scan modes) of an ion trap mass spectrometer with the rugged performance and advanced Capillary Flow ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • Shallow well installation and monitoring solutions

    Solinst Drive-Point Piezometers are excellent permanent or temporary wells used to monitor shallow groundwater, soil and gas up to 25 ft below surface. These well points are ideal for initial site investigations, for long or short-term applications, and can also be used for profiling. Installation using a Manual Slide Hammer, with tubing bypass and the correct drive-point for your application, ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Bladder pumps exceed sampling criteria

    A nuclear power facility in England has an extensive groundwater monitoring well network that requires regular sampling. Golder Associates, the project team who developed the network, wished to update their sampling equipment and protocols to improve efficiency, while maintaining accuracy and high safety standards. A set of objectives was defined to help determine the ideal solution: Minimize ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • High quality groundwater sampling

    Representative Samples A project manager’s goal for groundwater sampling is to collect samples that are representative of actual in-situ conditions, and to maintain sample integrity by minimizing the changes in sample quality and chemistry during collection. Sampling has evolved from earlier techniques of bailing and high rate pumping, to techniques of minimal drawdown and low flow ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Solinst Now Offers BioBailers

    Solinst is proud to offer a more environmentally friendly option for groundwater sampling. The Model 428 BioBailer™ is made of clear PVC that biodegrades when discarded in a landfill. The high quality material still allows the BioBailer to meet the same standards as other PVC bailers, including VOC sampling. The BioBailer features a high quality design that is easy to use. It has a sturdy ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Groundwater data management subject of NGWA Webinar

    The National Ground Water Association is offering the Webinar, “Life Cycle of Groundwater Data: From Field to Lab to Electronic Data Deliverable to Report,” on February 16 at 1 p.m. ET.   The Webinar will be presented by Peter de Haven, PE, and Jamey Rosen, PG, Geosyntec Consultants.   Robust data management is central to the success of most environmental projects. ...

  • Fundamentals of groundwater geochemistry focus of NGWA short course

    The National Ground Water Association is offering the short course, “Fundamentals of Groundwater Geochemistry,” March 14-15 in San Jose, California. An important step in completing a successful site assessment or remediation project is understanding the geochemical aspects of the work. This course is designed to provide a thorough understanding of the principles of geochemistry. Basic ...

  • Third round of sampling reveals no indoor air health concerns at buildings 50 and 52 at the Bannister Federal Complex

    Results of a third round of air monitoring in and around a child care facility and an adjacent building at the Bannister Federal Complex in Kansas City, Mo., do not reveal health concerns with indoor air at the facilities related to volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), EPA Region 7 officials announced today. EPA Region 7 and its contractors performed a series of ...

  • OxyGreen Corporation and Enviro-Equipment, Inc Announce Manufacturing Agreement for OxyGreen Cells and Control Panels

      OxyGreen Corporation, an engineering technology company producing U.S. patented groundwater remediation products and Enviro-Equipment, Inc, a manufacturer of UL certified control panels and specialized environmental remediation equipment announce today an exclusive agreement for commercial manufacturing of OxyGreen cells and control panels ...


    By Enviro-Equipment, Inc.

  • Victorian Groundwater Management System Direct Input to ESdat

    The Victorian groundwater management system (GMS) is a database of groundwater related data (for example groundwater, geology or chemistry data) across Victoria that is delivered quarterly by DVD from the Department of Sustainability and Environment to registered subscribers. The delivery of data from this system is often in a format that is time-consuming to extract, filter and output as useful ...

  • High quality groundwater sampling explained

    The Solinst Technical Bulletin on High Quality Groundwater Sampling explains how to obtain representative groundwater samples using Solinst Bladder Pumps, 464 Electronic Pump Control Units and our 12 Volt Compressor. Solinst Bladder Pumps are designed for sampling in a variety of applications and are ideal for obtaining VOC samples. This bulletin describes where it is best to use stainless steel ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Marathon Oil Company agrees to propose and implement remedy for groundwater contamination at Sidney, Neb. (NE)

    Marathon Oil Company, of Houston, Texas, has reached an agreement with EPA Region 7 to conduct a cleanup study and implement a remedy for groundwater contamination at its former West Sidney Gas Plant in Sidney, Neb. Under an administrative order on consent, filed in Kansas City, Kan., Marathon will first conduct a study of alternative remedies for the groundwater contamination, and then recommend ...

  • Bladder pumps exceed sampling criteria

    A nuclear power facility in England has an extensive groundwater monitoring well network that requires regular sampling. Golder Associates, the project team who developed the network, wished to update their sampling equipment and protocols to improve efficiency, while maintaining accuracy and high safety standards. Working with Waterra UK, Solinst Canada’s exclusive agent for that ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • New case study: city of Redmond — Wellhead Protection Program, EQuIS Implementation

    Project Overview The City of Redmond (City) has several water quality related programs (e.g., Groundwater Monitoring, Drinking Water, Surface Water) responsible for contributing to the protection and management of ground and surface water resources.These water quality programs (Programs) have either regulatory responsibility authorized by state or county oversight agencies or, have local ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • EPA seeking public input on proposed groundwater cleanup action at camp edwards site (MA)

    A 30-day public comment period begins Monday July 19, 2010 for a Remedy Selection Plan that outlines the proposed alternative for addressing groundwater contamination at the J-1 Range on the Massachusetts Military Reservation (MMR). The public comment period runs through August 17. This comment period provides an opportunity for public input on the Remedy Selection Plan for the J-1 Range. The ...

  • USGS report `contaminants in groundwater used for public supply` released

    The US Geological Survey (USGS) a unit of the Interior Department, has released a study of untreated water samples from 932 public wells across the nation.  Findings showed that naturally occurring contaminants, such as radon and arsenic, accounted for about three-quarters of contaminant concentrations greater than human-health benchmarks. Man-made contaminants were also found including ...

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