borehole monitoring News

  • Using the C-ALS borehole-deployable laser scanner to scan an inaccessible cellar network

    Fondasol is a firm of consulting geotechnical engineers which advises constructors in the design of geotechnical structures and the study of soil-structure interactions. The company was contracted by the local town council to conduct a survey on a brownfield site in the 9th Century town of Schiltigheim in north eastern France. Although the original building is no longer standing, the site ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • Continuous Ground Gas Monitoring Technical Article

    It is almost inevitable in the initial phases of a construction sites development, that a Ground Gas risk assessment process is required by the local planning authority, and subsequently undertaken by a developer or their contractor. This normally encompasses spot monitoring visits that can last up to 12 months or more, if methane is found at over 5% by volume. However, it is important to realise ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • High resolution multi-level monitoring for bedrock aquifers

    This presentation describes a comprehensive approach for determining the nature, extent, transport and fate of contaminants at industrial sites on fractured rock, with emphasis on sedimentary rock, referred to as the Discrete Fracture Network (DFN) approach. Development of this DFN approach began at a sandstone site in California in 1997, where the initial version of a method for measuring ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Helektor rates the Geotech GEM5000 for landfill gas extraction monitoring

    Greek waste management specialists, Helektor S.A. use Geotech's portable gas analyser, the GEM5000 to adjust gas flows to optimise energy generation on the Tagarades landfill site, outside Thessaloniki, Greece.  Their four MWM-Deutz TBG 620 V16 engines generate a total of 5MW.  The site has been in operation since 2006, with power generation driven by 3000 m3/h of landfill gas, drawn ...

  • ESdat Reduces Costs for Environmental Regulatory Compliance Monitoring in Mines

    ESdat has pre-loaded environmental standards so once environmental mining data is entered into the software managers can immediately see environmental regulatory compliance and non-compliance throughout the mining site. Recent purchaser Gary Mueller of Minerals and Metals Group (MMG) in Tasmania noted the flexibility of ESdat as a key feature "customability of the 'backend', means that it ...

  • ABB Takes Videographic Recording Outside For Water & Wastewater Monitoring

    New SM500F is World’s First Field-Mountable Videographic Recorder Warminster, PA — The world’s first field mountable videographic data recorder has now arrived. ABB’s SM500F is a four-channel recorder that can be installed in even the most hostile environments, taking recording out of the control room and offering users localized access to operational data. A choice of mounting options ...


    By ABB

  • DOE selects projects to monitor and evaluate geologic CO2 storage

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the selection of 19 projects to enhance the capability to simulate, track, and evaluate the potential risks of carbon dioxide (CO2) storage in geologic formations. The projects' total value is approximately $35.8 million over four years, with $27.6 million of DOE funding and $8.2 million of non-Federal cost sharing. The work will be managed by ...

  • The UK’s largest hire fleet of GasClam Landfill Gas Monitors now available at Shawcity

    Shawcity are delighted to announce that following further investment, we have just extended our GasClam hire fleet by 14 brand new instruments, making it the largest in the UK. In response to growing customer demand, we can continue to have stock available as and when you need it.  Discounts are available for multiple instruments or duration of hire, making it ideal for long-term ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • High-resolution groundwater profiling and monitoring for cost-effective, accurate, and detailed results

    Understanding contaminant migration pathways, concentration gradients, and monitoring these over time, is key to a successful contaminated site cleanup. To achieve this, high-resolution groundwater profiling and monitoring is essential. This workshop will present tools that can be used to gain the detailed data required, and how their principles and operation allow this in an accurate and ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • DOE Selects Nine Projects to Receive Funding for Carbon Storage Intelligent Monitoring and Well Integrity and Mitigation Research

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has selected nine projects to receive funding to research new CO2 storage technologies devoted to intelligent monitoring systems and advanced well integrity and mitigation approaches through DOE’s Carbon Storage ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • New Waterloo System Installation Manual Online

    A completely new online version of the Waterloo Multilevel Groundwater Monitoring System Installation Manual is now available on the Solinst website. The Waterloo System is comprised of modular units designed to allow discrete monitoring of groundwater from several zones within a single borehole. A variety of portable and dedicated instrumentation allows users to retrieve samples, determine ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Silixa to attend the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014 in Vienna, Austria

    The EGU General Assembly 2014 will bring together geoscientists from all over the world to discuss their ideas with experts in all fields of geosciences. The event will take place between 27 April – 02 May, 2014. Silixa will present on “Monitoring borehole flow dynamics using heated fibre optic DTS in a fractured rock aquifer” on Tuesday, 29 April 2014, at 17:30, in board room ...


    By Silixa Ltd

  • A week`s work in seconds: Saving time, improving quality in gas analysis on landfill and brownfield sites

    Instant accurate data download or a week of manual data input? That is the choice facing technicians with numerous borehole gas analysis data sets. Those with data download will not wish go back to keying in endless datasets from manual notes with its risk for data entry errors. For technicians using Geotech’s latest Gas Analyser Manager software (GAMS), those days have gone. With one or ...

  • Rio Tinto Bunder project in India Adopt MP5

    Rio Tinto's Bunder Project in Madhya Pradesh is a new diamond mine. It is currently in the project phase. The site have been collecting environmental monitoring data, which is currently stored in Excel, in line with local requirements and as part of Rio Tinto's broader commitment to environmental performance. This includes spring census data, surface water flow data, and some 190 or so regional ...


    By EHS Data Limited

  • Flow logging upgrade for landfill gas analysers

    Recent developments to the GA5000 portable landfill and contaminated land gas analyser from  Geotech mean users can now benefit from flow logging and gas analysis in one device. Geotech is committed to understanding the applications of its customers and the legislation they ...

  • Brynhoffnant – Primary school in the county of Ceredigion

    Working with Vinci construction and Lorne Stewart, the appointed mechanical contractors, Perfect Green has played its’ part in the early handover of the new Brynhoffnant primary school. The school replaces and number of older schools and brings some of the small surrounding communities together in one place for education and was handed to the headmaster a full 6 weeks ahead of schedule. ...


    By Perfect Green Group Ltd

  • Purchase a new Hawk RT and receive one year`s FREE subscription to www.timeview.net*

    For a limited time Hydro-Logic is offering one year's free data posting to timeview.net when you purchase a Hawk RT* data logger. The Hawk RT is the latest addition to our Isodaq Hawk range and with an IP67 rating, it ensures maximum protection against hostile environments such as water, dirt, dust and moisture. Typical applications include: - Boreholes - Low-cost riverside ...


    By Hydro-Logic Services

  • Bad weather is good news for OTT Hydrometry

    OTT Hydrometry, the specialist manufacturer of environmental monitoring equipment, has announced that 2015 was its best year ever in the UK. “Product sales were very good across all ranges,” comments Managing Director Nigel Grimsley. “Our water quality, level and flow monitors all performed very well; as did out meteorological, datalogging and telemetry instrumentation.” ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • 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

  • Geoquip launches Laval Deep Well Winch Camera systems

    Geoquip Water Solutions is pleased to announce the launch of Laval’s new Deep Well Camera Systems. The winches extend the standard production range of the Laval camera systems and offer deep well options, down to 609 metres, to operators using the R-Cam series of portable cameras. The DW-1500 reaches depths of 457 metres (1500 feet) and the DW-2000 depths of 609 metres (2000 ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

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