Well Water Monitoring News

  • Water law attorney sees exempt well issues on the rise

    Issues with water quantity and land use will become more common throughout the United States, possibly impacting the construction of new water wells, according to a veteran water law attorney. Most exempt well cases are limited to western states, but Jesse Richardson Jr., lead land use attorney at the Land Use and Sustainable Development Law Clinic and associate professor of law at the West ...

  • Upcoming workshop presenter previews findings on baseline sampling of water wells in areas of shale gas development

    Stephen D. Richardson, Ph.D., PE, of GSI Environmental Inc. in Austin, Texas, and his team are presenting research results on baseline sampling of water wells in areas of shale gas development at the NGWA Groundwater Quality and Unconventional Oil and Gas Development: Current Understanding and Science Needs ...

  • USGS Finds Elevated Levels of Arsenic, Radon, Methane in Some Private Wells in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania

    Tests of 75 private drinking water wells in Lycoming County, in north-central Pennsylvania, found water from most of the sampled wells contained concentrations of radon that exceeded a proposed, nonbinding health standard for drinking water. Smaller percentages of the wells contained concentrations of arsenic or methane that exceed existing drinking water standards. The US Geological ...

  • NREL announces third round of start-ups to participate in the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) Program

    The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will help an additional 10 companies advance their technologies under the third round of the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) program, a five-year, $10 million program designed to facilitate early-stage technologies that provide scalable solutions to reduce the energy impact of commercial buildings. ...

  • NNCO Announces Upcoming Webinars

    The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) periodically holds webinars to share information with the general public and the nanotechnology research and development community.  Upcoming webinars include the following: On January 18, 2017, the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) will hold a webinar on “ ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • The gamma/ X: excellent protection to IP 66 level

    The air contains dust which is constantly being swirled around. Then there's water. And high-pressure jets from all directions, for minutes at a time. Harsh conditions – but no problem for the gamma/ X, because it now offers IP 66 protection. ...

  • Testing the waters for offshore treatment

    The market for spending on water treatment in the offshore oil and gas industry is set to grow by an annual average of 4.4% in the next six years, driven by increasing production from developing markets around the world, and the need for more advanced solutions to keep mature oilfields productive. Today, the offshore oil and gas industry accounts for approximately 27% of worldwide production. The ...

  • FT Water Summit: Global water security essential for growth

    On October 12, the World Water Council, as a founding partner, participated in the second edition of the Financial Times Water Summit in London. Over 150 participants from the business, financial, and water communities gathered to share recent developments and solutions and to exchange perspectives on the ways they are contributing to reducing water risks. Chaired by FT Environment ...


    By World Water Council

  • Recording of World Bank Event on Water Quality Testing

    On October 5, 2016, The World Bank hosted an informative event, “Water Quality Testing: Everything You Always Wanted to Know for Managing Water Safety.” The principal speaker was Dr. Mark Sobsey, an internationally renowned expert on water quality who also developed the Compartment Bag Test (CBT). The World Bank has graciously shared a video recording of the event as ...


    By Aquagenx, LLC

  • World Water Council leads the way towards increasing climate resilience through water solutions

    A deeply uncertain world calls for new approaches, advocates World Water Council, calling on governments to include water in global climate agenda. On the road to COP22, the World Water Council in collaboration with Conagua and ANEAS launch a new evidence-based book to provide decision makers with solutions for adaptation plans to increase resilience and improve disaster ...


    By World Water Council

  • Romer Labs launches water-based fumonisins test kit

    Romer Labs expands its recently launched AgraStrip® WATEX product line with the introduction of AgraStrip® Total FUM WATEX - a water-based fumonisins test kit. AgraStrip® WATEX test kits are now available for aflatoxins (B1, B2, G1, G2), deoxynivalenol, zerealenone and fumonisins (B1, B2, B3) and provide a fast, simple and eco-friendly solution for on-site ...


    By Romer Labs Diagnostic GmbH

  • Omani water authority preps for restructuring shift

    The Public Authority for Electricity and Water (PAEW) in Oman has outlined plans to reorganise its internal accounting structure as the country prepares for a radical overhaul of its water sector starting later this year. The national utility’s 2015 annual report, published this week, reveals plans to formally track the organisation’s water supply security and the quality of assets ...

  • Island Offshore Aims for Riserless Heavy Well Intervention

    Following a successful deployment of its riserless coil tubing (CT) technology in the offshore petroleum industry, Island Offshore is said to be taking it to the next level by performing heavy well intervention with coil tubing in producing subsea wells. In 2015 Island Offshore made history when drilling a pilot hole for Centrica by means of riserless coil tubing, in order to check for ...


    By Teledyne Webb Research (TWR)

  • HDR Production Needs Monitoring Tools – Tektronix has a Solution

    Capture and production of HDR content is a hot topic of discussion – and we expect a great deal of developments at IBC shortly. But how do you know you are capturing signals correctly? That’s where waveform monitors and rasterizers come in – and Tektronix has two new models that support High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Wide Color Gamut (WCG). According to Mike Waidson, Principle ...


  • US Coast Guard’s decision to reject the MPN test method

    On July 12th the US Coast Guard denied DESMI Ocean Guard’s appeal regarding USCG’s initial decision to reject the use of the MPN test method in type approval testing of ballast water treatment systems. Even though DESMI is considering all options, a test program for the RayClean system has already been launched in order to demonstrate compliance with the FDA test method accepted by ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • MARWIS Applied for “Digital Test Field Motorway” Project

    In September 2015 the „Digital Test Field Motorway” project has been started officially by the Federal Transport Minister Alexander Dobrinth and takes place on the motorway A9 between Munich and Nuremberg. Through this project the Federal Government wants to strengthen the innovative lead of Germany in the frame of the initiative “Mobility 4.0”. Automatic driving and ...

  • IWA New Developments in IT & Water Announcement

    The International Water Association and the organisers of WWEM are pleased to announce that the 3rd International Water Association New Developments in IT & Water conference will take place alongside WWEM 2016. The 3rd International Water Association New Developments in IT in Water is an official IWA Conference that will be taking place on 1st-3rd November 2016 in Telford, UK. It will be a ...

  • Water well system lifespan focus of 2017 McEllhiney Lecture

    Defining the operational age of a well and redefining the life expectations of a new well are explored in two presentations to be offered during the 2017 William A. McEllhiney Distinguished Lecture Series in Water Well Technology. The 2017 McEllhiney Distinguished Lecturer Michael Schnieders, PG, PH-GW, will offer two lecture selections: “Defining the Operational Age of a Well: ...

  • Elecsys Pioneers Monitoring Solution For Underground Storage Wells

    Elecsys Corporation, a provider of industrial machine to machine (M2M) communication technology solutions, data acquisition systems, and custom electronic equipment for critical industrial applications, has unveiled an automated solution to simplify compliance with the recent advisory bulletin issued by the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) targeted towards ...


    By Elecsys Corporation

  • Safety testing drinking water

    Apparently a glass of water can help you perform better in exams, giving some students a boost of a grade when consumed in the exam hall. Unless the answers were floating inside the glasses and bottles in the form of ice cubes, it was probably because brain cells can ...


    By Specac Limited

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