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  • Boreholes, Springs and Rainwater Tanks to Tackle Rising Water Costs

    Again, we read about the importance of water in dairy farming in this week’s Farmers Guardian. Katie Jones writes that water costs are being controlled on one farm in Devon through utilising spring water on the unit. Located just North of Plymouth, despite farming in an area home to the longest stretch of coastline and with seemingly high levels of rainfall, the South of England still has ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Flat Tape Water Level Meters - Reliability & Repairability

    New 101 P7 Water Level Meter New P7 Submersible Probe measures water levels and total well depth More consistent measurements with sensor located at the tip of probe New PVDF flat tape has increased tensile strength and electrical efficiency The NEW Solinst 101 Water Level Meter with P7 Probe features an ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Solinst Canada Introduces Water Level DrawDown Meter

    Solinst Canada Ltd. is pleased to announce the latest addition to their Level Measurement Devices—the Model 101D Water Level DrawDown Meter. The 101D Water Level DrawDown Meter indicates static water level, with a second function to monitor falling hydraulic head.  In water level mode, the Model 101D Water Level DrawDown Meter allows accurate depth to water ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • NGWA offers course on borehole geophysical logging

    The National Ground Water Association is offering the course, “Borehole Geophysical Logging for Water Resources/Water Supply Applications,” April 11-13 in San Jose, California. The objective of this course is to provide a basic framework and criteria for the use of borehole geophysics (wireline logs) in the design or rehabilitation/abandonment of resource/water supply wells. ...

  • Feds seek borehole test for potential hot nuke waste burial

    The federal government plans to spend $80 million assessing whether its hottest nuclear waste can be stored in 3-mile-deep holes, a project that could provide an alternative strategy to a Nevada repository plan that was halted in 2010. The five-year borehole project was tentatively slated to start later this year on state-owned land in rural North Dakota, but it has already been met with ...


    By Associated Press

  • Solinst Canada launches new laser marked model 101 p7 water level meter

    Solinst Canada Ltd. is pleased to announce the launch of a new version of the Model 101 Water Level Meter. The new Model 101 P7 Water Level Meter features the recently developed Solinst laser marked flat tape and a submersible probe. The new Solinst flat tape is made of extremely durable PVDF with accurate laser markings every 1/100 ft. or each millimeter, certified traceable to National ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • In-Situ® Inc. Donates Water Level Tapes to Sierra Leone to Help Protect Groundwater Sources Adjacent to Ebola Care Facilities

    In-Situ® Inc. has donated 11 groundwater level dip tapes to The Ministry of Water Resources in Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone is in the grip of the worst Ebola outbreak in history and the dip tapes are being used to monitor groundwater levels at wells and boreholes adjacent to Ebola Care Facilities. The tapes will then be deployed to local councils to help establish an initial national ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • 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.

  • Water security and climate change: facts and figures

    Climate change will affect the water security of developing countries. Lucinda Mileham explores their priorities as they struggle to cope. Freshwater is a scarce resource. Only 2.5 per cent of the 1.4 billion km3 of water on Earth is freshwater fit for human consumption, and most of this is inaccessible — nearly 70 per cent is locked up in glaciers, snow and ice. Our greatest source ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Zimbabwe water in short supply despite rain

    A young woman stoops by the roadside in one of Bulawayo’s poor, high density townships where a huge water-filled crater extends into the road. The sight of this woman scooping water into a pail highlights the plight of many in this city of more two million, where mains water cuts have continued this year despite the heavy rains that have been pounding Zimbabwe since last year. 'I use the water ...

  • Water storage requires evidence-based approach

    Coping with climate change requires a greater understanding of the options for water storage, writes hydrology expert Matthew McCartney. The lack of water is a major cause of food insecurity and poverty among the world's poorest people. But for many, the problem is not water scarcity per se, but the inability to manage rainfall variability. In Sub-Saharan Africa, for example, ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Three Valleys Water Plays it Safe With Medium Pressure UV

    Two Hanovia medium-pressure UV disinfection systems were recently installed for Three Valleys Water at one of its pumping stations in Hertfordshire. The UV system was chosen as the optimum treatment process for borehole water that has a small risk of contamination from farmland run-off and a sewage pipe located within the catchment area. The UV installation formed part of a £560,000 refurbishment ...

  • 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

  • Sudan-South Africa cooperation to boost water supply security

    To support improved water security in Sudan at a time of heightened concern over the potential consequences of prolonged drought, a high-level Sudanese delegation visited South Africa last week to study water management facilities. The visit, arranged by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in conjunction with the South African Water Research Commission, gave senior Sudanese officials ...

  • Water Data Transfer Format (WDTF) Export From Esdat

    The water data transfer format (WDTF) is an XML data transfer format designed to support the water industry to share and deliver water data to the Bureau of Meteorology as required under the Water Regulations 2008. A WDTF export has been developed from standard ESdat databases. The export is available as an off-the-shelf add-on separate to ESdat. Standard ESdat databases are able to manage ...

  • World Bank report calls for action on climate change and water provision

    We are facing a world of rising sea-levels, ocean warming, and more intense typhoons, with South East Asia taking the brunt of these changes, according to a new report by the World Bank. As well as extreme flooding, water shortages will become an increasing problem due to shifts in rainfall patterns as well the predicted growth in population, reinforcing the need to protect the current water ...


    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

  • Geotech`s GA5000 plays its part in the drive to reduce waste to landfill

    Geotech's GA5000 landfill gas analyser is increasingly used on closed landfill sites as policies, including waste separation, take effect around the world, reducing the volume of waste sent to landfill.  UK-based Exea Associates uses the GA5000 to maximum effect to understand the changing gas mix ...

  • Discover the new TD-Diver

    We are very excited to introduce the new TD-Diver water level logger as the Mini-Diver’s successor! The new TD-Diver water level logger is a totally new design which combines over 75 years of groundwater monitoring ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • 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

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