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  • Clean water project delivers for Ugandan families

    For millions of people in the developing world one of their major challenges to health and well being is the availability of clean water for drinking and cooking. Over recent decades many aid agencies and charitable organisations have worked to install clean water boreholes and pumps in some of the poorest communities. The arrival of a clean water supply can transform the lives and health ...


    By co2balance UK Ltd

  • Hydro-Logic appointed by Dwr Cymru Welsh Water (DCWW) to service and maintain its hydrometric network

    National consultancy Hydro-Logic has been appointed by Dwr Cymru Welsh Water (DCWW) to service and maintain its hydrometric network. It is a six-year contract worth over £1 million and is the second time that Hydro-Logic has successfully tendered for it. The network of recording stations supplied to DCWW provides information on compensation flows and river flow as well as reservoir and ...


    By Hydro-Logic Services

  • Research into iron oxide clogging reveals startling interim results

    Interim results of ongoing research into combating iron oxide clogging in boreholes have recently been released with some startling findings. Ipswich based Geoquip Water Solutions, together with their Australian partners Aquabiotics Industrial, have been working in partnership with the Western Australian Water Corporation to identify ways of treating, maintaining and improving wells with iron ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • The New Mid-Temperature Range Quartz Flexure Accelerometer

    Jewell’s force balanced quartz flexure offering has been expanded with the addition of the QFA-150 Series Standard accelerometer. The QFA-150 uses mid-temperature range quartz technology that ...


    By Jewell Instruments LLC

  • Learn more about water well rehabilitation in just-published book from NGWA Press

    Authored by long-time industry professionals Thomas M. Hanna, PG, Michael J. Schnieders, PG, PH-GW, and John H. Schnieders, Ph.D., CPC, it details how to understand various factors and how they impact well operation and maintenance. Through research, field work, and laboratory work, they have developed a method for assessing the information and assigning a value to the well in regard to its ...

  • B & V Water develops revolutionary alternative water supply system

    One of the UK's largest water treatment companies has developed a revolutionary system which enables companies to tap into alternative water supplies while reducing their costs and their impact on their environment. The system, created by multi million turnover and double award winning B & V Water Treatment, enables access to non potable water for industrial processes, thus conserving ...


    By B & V Water Treatment

  • Protect Your Groundwater Day urges proper well caps and plugging of abandoned wells

    For the nearly 40 million Americans who own wells, there is no better time to act to protect drinking water quality than on Protect Your Groundwater Day, according to the National Ground Water Association. This annual event will take place on September 5 this year. Two key actions well owners can take to protect ...

  • SamplePro Air-powered Pumps Become World Leader In Portable Groundwater Sampling

    Ann Arbor, MI — Sample Pro® bladder pumps from QED Environmental Systems have rapidly become the leading portable groundwater sampling pumps worldwide, used from Alaska to Australia and beyond to collect samples for environmental monitoring. The key reason for the Sample Pro's growing popularity is that its no- tool, twist-apart design for simple cleaning makes it easy to comply with the latest ...

  • Controlling Weather Extremes – Turning Rainfall to an Advantage

    Shropshire and the surrounding areas are well known to experience seasonal flooding, according to the Shropshire Star.  Whilst wet ground conditions can be a burden, triggering increased costs, lower output and extra work, the advantages of rainfall certainly outweigh the opposite extreme of the weather spectrum. Shaun Jones, rural professional director of Halls, Shrewsbury, explained that ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Grundfos is joining forces with the largest nongovernmental organization providing clean water for people in sub-Saharan Africa.

    World Vision, which is  the largest non-governmental provider of clean water in the developing world, has together with Grundfos announced a new partnership to provide clean water to 2 million people in sub-Saharan Africa over the next five years. “The partnership of World Vision and Grundfos will help millions of poor people have access to clean water,” said Greg Allgood, vice ...


    By Grundfos

  • Kenya fights climate change with Danish water technology

    On February 23 the Danish Minister of Environment, Miss Ida Auken opened an innovative solar powered water project in Manyatta together with high level representatives from the Kenyan Ministry of Water. The official opening of the water project in Manyatta marks the final implementation of 13 water projects by the private company Grundfos LIFELINK with funding from the Danida REACT Fast ...


    By Grundfos

  • Water leaders team up to reach 2 million people

    World Vision, which is  the largest non-governmental provider of clean water in the developing world, has together with Grundfos announced a new partnership to provide clean water to 2 million people in sub-Saharan Africa over the next five years. “The partnership of World Vision and Grundfos will help millions of poor people have access to clean water,” said Greg Allgood, vice ...


    By Grundfos

  • Still soggy on site despite the sunshine

    Water levels across the country are high after all the rain and this may be having an impact on leachate levels on landfill sites, too, which could be making it harder to keep to the required levels. Many people consider pumps challenging because of the harsh operating conditions and the potential difficulties with installing or maintaining them, but now with the Environment Agency looking for ...

  • EGS Participant Bio: Kyla Grasso

    Kyla Grasso joined the AltaRock Energy team as a Geologist in June, 2012, and since then has been actively involved with field work at the Newberry EGS project site. Background and Introduction to Geothermal Energy Kyla holds a B.S. in Environmental Science from the University of Maine and a B.S. in Geology from Oregon State University. Her undergraduate thesis work involved ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

  • Water leaders team up to reach 2 million people

    World Vision, which is the largest non-governmental provider of clean water in the developing world, has together with Grundfos announced a new partnership to provide clean water to 2 million people in sub-Saharan Africa over the next five years. “The partnership of World Vision and Grundfos will help millions of poor people have access to clean water,” said Greg Allgood, vice ...


    By Grundfos

  • ENER-G helps Vaillant pump up its low carbon performance

    ENER-G Sustainable Technologies has helped to install a Vaillant geoTHERM ground source heat pump system at Vaillant Group's new Northern Region headquarters in Belper - supplying the majority of the building's heat needs and contributing to its outstanding sustainability performance.  The 30kW Vaillant ground source heat pump system draws energy from the ground using eleven 70 metre ...


    By ENER-G

  • Preview bauma China 2012

    Bauma China has not only become the most important trade fair for the Chinese market, but has also established itself as a major showroom and meeting place for the international construction machinery community. At this major international trade fair, BAUER Maschinen GmbH will again be showcasing new and innovative plant and equipment and is looking forward to welcoming large numbers of visitors ...


    By BAUER Resources GmbH

  • Groundwater Modelling Software for the Environment Agency

    The Environment Agency has recently renewed its contract for groundwater modelling software for up to a further 3 years. The Groundwater Vistas and Aquifer software is supplied by ESI, the UK's leading independent soil and groundwater consultancy. ...


    By ESI Consulting Ltd

  • Mobile water suitcase for emergency supply

    Emergency water supply is an important and challenging need. Especially search and rescue detachment/troops, who visit the field soon after the incident for evaluation, lack reliable supply of clean and safe water. The Swiss based water treatment specialist Trunz Water Systems AG developed a mobile and light weight watermaker that is installed in a shock resistant, non corrosive case – ...


    By Trunz Water Systems AG

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