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  • City of Phoenix wins Groundwater Supply Award from National Ground Water Association

    The City of Phoenix, Arizona, has received an Outstanding Groundwater Project Award from the National Ground Water Association for innovation and excellence in bolstering the city’s groundwater supply. This award will be presented during the 2013 NGWA Groundwater Expo and Annual Meeting taking place in Nashville, Tennessee. Based on the City of Phoenix’s 2010 groundwater management ...

  • AWWA policy: Reclaimed water for public water supply purposes

    The following revised AWWA Policy Statement on Reclaimed Water for Public Water Supply Purposes has been approved by the Technical and Educational Council for member comment. Comments on the policy statement will be reviewed by AWWA staff and forwarded to the Executive Committee if the comments are minor or referred back to the originating body if the comments are substantive. Policies ...

  • Spotlight the groundwater industry’s hidden gems — submit an NGWA award nomination today

    Groundwater, one of the world’s most precious natural resources, is also one of the world’s best-hidden resources. And it seems the same can be said of some of the men and women working in the industry — those hidden gems whose work goes above and beyond to protect, manage, and remediate groundwater. Well, it’s time to move those hidden gems into the spotlight they ...

  • Beth Parker to present at 2010 Solinst Symposium

    Beth Parker, Scientific Director of the new Institute for Groundwater Research Innovation Partnerships at the University of Guelph, will be presenting at the 2010 Solinst Symposium on Groundwater Monitoring for the 21st Century. Her presentation titled ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • ACT leads the way on stormwater capture

    Yarram and Stratford farmers affected by falling groundwater levels in Victoria's Latrobe Aquifer will receive payments as part of a $5 million assistance package. The Latrobe Aquifer Financial Assistance Package includes $3.6 million from the Australian Government's Water for the Future plan and $1.4 million from the Victorian Government. Australian Government Parliamentary Secretary for Water ...


    By Australian Government

  • Idaho aquifer decline could hinder radioactive monitoring

    A continued drop in underground water levels could make it more difficult to monitor the movement of radioactive contamination in an aquifer below an eastern Idaho nuclear facility, scientists say. Researchers with the U.S. Geological Survey in a 36-page report released Monday said the Eastern Snake River Plain Aquifer level has dropped below ...


    By Associated Press

  • Abnormal Weather Plays Havoc With Buried Infrastructure

    Dallas Water Utilities Discovers Massive Hidden Sinkhole And Achieves Huge Savings Through Annual Leak Detection Program The year began with the Lone Star state experiencing its fourth year of drought, compelling State Governor Greg Abbott to reissue an Emergency Disaster Proclamation in early May to deal with the declining ...

  • CoBupH Mg accepted by Florida DEP

    EOS Remediation, LLC, the global market leader for innovative in situ remediation technologies, has received an “Innovative Technology Acceptance Letter” from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for the use of CoBupH Mg to remediate chlorinated hydrocarbons and other contaminants in groundwater. CoBupH Mg­ is  a premium colloidal suspension of alkaline solids ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • AUS$3.6m contribution to assist farmers with falling groundwater levels

    Minister for Climate Change and Water, Senator Penny Wong, announced a contribution of AUS$3.6 million towards assisting 55 Gippsland irrigators affected by falling groundwater levels in the Latrobe Aquifer. Senator Wong said the contribution is in line with advice from Victorian and Commonwealth officials that a package of $7.2 million is appropriate to assist irrigators to access their ...


    By Australian Government

  • Recycled Carbon Fiber Strengthens Pervious Concrete

    The Indonesian capital of Jakarta is a dramatic example of some increasingly common water problems because it faces a triple threat: The sea level is rising from climate change. The city is sinking due to low aquifer water levels from overuse. Impervious concrete covers so much ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Acciona will build and operate Costa Rica’s biggest Wastewater Treatment Plant

    Acciona Agua has signed a contract with the Government of Costa Rica to Design & Build the "Los Tajos", a Waste Water Treatment Plant in the capital, San José. The contract was awarded by the Government of Costa Rica, through the Costa Rican Institute of Aqueducts and Sewage Systems, and is worth 45 million dollars -more than 35 million euros-. The contract includes the facility's ...


    By Acciona Agua

  • AUS$876,000 to help protect New South Wales groundwater quality

    Minister for Climate Change and Water, Senator Penny Wong, today announced $876,000 in funding to improve management of groundwater quality in highly-developed aquifers in New South Wales. Senator Wong made the announcement during a visit to Dubbo on the second day of a three-day tour of the northern Murray-Darling Basin. “As a result of drought and climate change, surface water in some parts of ...


    By Australian Government

  • AquaBupH adds environmental innovation to remediation industry

    Soil and groundwater clean-up is critical to sustainable business practices across many industries. Since 2002, EOS Remediation has provided site owners and engineers with innovative, environmentally responsible solutions to remediation challenges through its research and development, products, and technologies.  EOS Remediation continues to advance the state-of-the-science by developing ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • Florida hosts town hall on national climate report

    The U.S. Global Change Research Program is hosting a town hall this week to inform communities about the draft National Climate Assessment (NCA) report, along with local and regional efforts to respond to the impacts of climate change. The Southeast Regional Town Hall is part of the roll out of the NCA and will take place in Tampa, Florida, on February 19, 2013. Florida faces extensive threats ...

  • Helping to secure Australia`s groundwater future

    The Parliamentary Secretary for Water, the Hon. Dr Mike Kelly AM MP, has announced $2.1 million in funding for three new projects to better manage Australia's groundwater whilst launching National Water Week 2009 at Parliament House in Canberra. Dr Kelly said, “The theme for this year's National Water Week is 'Securing Our Water Future' and this is particularly appropriate when it comes to ...


    By Australian Government

  • Human impacts that fuel extreme weather

    The serious floods that hit southern England in the winter of 2013-14 were at least partly a consequence of climate change driven by the global warming that results from fossil fuel combustion. To be precise, the extreme rainfall that led to £431 million (US$622 million) of damage was made 43% more likely by human-induced climate change, according to a new study led by the ...


    By Climate News Network

  • OS Remediation Invites You To A Webinar: Fate of Vinyl Chloride in Aquifers: Organisms, Pathways, and Monitoring Tools

    As a proven human carcinogen, vinyl chloride (VC) is a major risk factor in many contaminated aquifers.  Lingering concentrations above the maximum concentration level (MCL) of 2 ppb generally prevent site closures, thus requiring continued remedial and monitoring efforts.  Knowledge of the pathways and mechanisms that contribute to VC detoxification is essential to predict the fate and ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • The danger of arsenic in water and the technology to end with it

    In the last two decades, in Mexico, people have consumed double the arsenic allowed by the WHO. Arsenic is a substance that predisposes to the development of diseases such as lung, skin, breast, prostate, kidney, liver and skin cancer and to the development of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. According to an analysis of impacts and assessment ...


    By Sistema Azud, S.A.

  • Rivers in North Carolina, Georgia at Record Lows

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) - Despite some rainfall at the end of the month, streamflows during May in North Carolina were at or near record low levels, particularly in the western part of the state, according to scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey, USGS. May was a dry month in neighboring Georgia bringing many of the state's rivers and streams to their lowest levels ...

  • Study: Rising Seas Slowed by Increasing Water on Land

    New measurements from a NASA satellite have allowed researchers to identify and quantify, for the first time, how climate-driven increases of liquid water storage on land have affected the rate of sea level rise. A new study by scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, and the University of California, Irvine, shows that while ice sheets and glaciers ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

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