borehole well News

  • atg UV to Fund Borehole Drilling in Burkina Faso

    'Unsanitary water kills more people worldwide than war'. atg UV have committed to supporting a small British charity, Myras Wells, funding the drilling of a borehole well in Burkina Faso in West Africa.  Burkina is the world’s 4th poorest country. More details will follow as the project gets underway.  In the meantime, please see Myra's Wells website for more ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • New BoreSaver Well Cleaning Treatment Launched by Geoquip

    BoreSaver Multi-Kleen is a new all-purpose cleaning and rehabilitation treatment. Fast-acting and easy to use, it is ideal for removing a range of deposits and slime from boreholes, wells, pumps and equipment including iron bacteria, calcium carbonate, scale, iron oxide and manganese oxide. ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • New private water supply regulations impact on well rehabilitation

    The new Private Water Supplies Regulations, which came into force on January 1 last year, brings increased regulation and scrutiny to private water supplies. Importantly they restrict the products or substances that can be used where water is abstracted for human consumption. The new regulations require that only products or substances that would be permitted under Regulation 31 of the Water ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • EnviroInsite development news

    Build a DEM Inside EI Lot's of times EnviroInsite needs to know the ground surface elevation.  By default it uses the measured ground surface elevation at wells or boreholes.  Sometimes this is not good enough or there aren't enough wells.  For those occasions, EnviroInsite now has the ability to query a USGS service and construct its own DEM data file.  ...


    By EI LLC

  • DelAgua Training with Care Cameroon

       DelAgua’s Sales Consultant, Chris Arter, travelled to Cameroon last week to conduct a week long training session. Care Cameroon purchased a ...


    By DelAgua Group

  • 1.8 billion people use a drinking-water source contaminated with faeces.

    According the World Health Organizatiion (WHO) 4.2 billion people now get water through a piped connection; 2.4 billion access water through other improved sources including public taps, protected wells and boreholes. 663 million people rely on unimproved sources, including 159 million dependent on surface water. Globally, at least 1.8 billion people use a drinking-water source ...


    By h2o.TITANIUM

  • Effects of Intraborehole Flows

    Two new research papers published in 2019, by an Australian research group led by David Poulsen, build on earlier work by McMillan et al (2014) and others in improving our understanding of the depth origin of water samples collected from long-screened and open boreholes. Background When sampling groundwater wells and open boreholes, many practitioners think no further than using sampling ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • 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.

  • P&G provides 3 billionth liter of clean drinking water in collaboration with world vision in rwanda

    Families in World Vision's program areas in Rwanda have benefited from the 3 billionth liter of clean drinking water in the developing world, thanks to Procter & Gamble (P&G) which marked the milestone of its Children's Safe Drinking Water (CSDW) Program. "No other humanitarian ...

  • Abandoned water wells can present risks

    Household water well owners should act to address any improperly abandoned wells on their property as they can present threats to both people and animals, the National Ground Water Association said today. “Abandoned wells can be a physical danger to people and animals who may fall into them, but an even greater threat may be the pathway that an abandoned well provides for surface ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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

  • This World Water Day atg UV Technology are proud to be able to support Myra’s Wells

    With our passion and expertise in water treatment, the atg UV Team are continually looking for ways to support water projects and disadvantaged communities across the globe. This World Water Day, atg UV Technology are proud to be able to support Myra’s Wells and their water projects in Burkino Faso, West Africa. Burkina is the World’s 4th poorest country. Outside of the ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • 15 Global South Cities Need Improved Water Access

    The price of providing access, although steep, is still lower than cost of water scarcity In 2015, UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) jointly announced that more than 90% of the global population had access to improved drinking water. But a new study suggests the estimate was overly rosy and particularly inaccurate for urban areas of the Global South, a term used by the World ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • New evidence highlights growing urban water crisis

    New research has found that in 15 major cities in the global south, almost half of all households lack access to piped utility water, affecting more than 50 million people. Access is lowest in the cities of sub-Saharan Africa, where only 22% of households receive piped water. The research also found that of those households that did have access, the majority received intermittent service. In the ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • Improperly abandoned wells can present danger to animals, people

    The dramatic rescue of a horse named Buddy from a large-diameter dug well in California underscores the importance of properly securing or decommissioning dug wells because of the danger they present to animals and humans, the National Ground Water Association said today. ...

  • Burmese water quality mapped out

    The Royal Eijkelkamp Foundation is supporting Lex van Gelder in two water-related projects in Burma (also known as Myanmar). In October 2013, Lex and his wife Rini, visited Burma once again for the first project. They have already used some of the equipment made available by the Royal Eijkelkamp Foundation. Lex van Gelder is an ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Opex not capex for portable gas analysers on contaminated land and brownfield sites

    The CIRIA compliant GA5000 portable landfill and contaminated land gas analyser can now be leased from Geotech, providing an ideal solution for consultants carrying out ground gas investigations on contaminated land and brownfield sites. Ground gas investigations are typically undertaken as ...

  • 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

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