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  • Deep Groundwater & Dissolved Gas Sampling with Double Valve Pumps

    Sampling groundwater from deep wells is a challenge on its own, but add to that the need for accurate dissolved gas analysis, and the task gets that much harder. Low Flow, Deep Groundwater Sampling HydroTerra, a leading Australian company, and exclusive distributor of Solinst products, provides environmental monitoring solutions. ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • 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 ...


    By QED Environmental Systems

  • Solinst Canada Ltd. introduces new simple to use pump control unit for groundwater sampling

    Solinst Canada Ltd. has developed a pump control unit that is easy to operate manually or with automatic presets, to obtain high quality groundwater samples with pneumatic pumps. Solinst Canada Ltd., manufacturer of high quality groundwater and surface water monitoring instrumentation, today unveiled their newly designed Model 464 Electronic Pump Control Unit. The Model 464 Electronic Control ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • National Groundwater Awareness Week time for groundwater professionals to shine

    Groundwater industry professionals, the world’s experts on this natural resource, have a unique opportunity to educate the public about groundwater and water well stewardship during National Groundwater Awareness Week, March 10-16, 2013. This year represents the 15th edition of this event sponsored by the National Ground Water Association, said NGWA Public Awareness Director Cliff ...

  • Bladder pumps exceed sampling criteria

    A nuclear power facility in England has an extensive groundwater monitoring well network that requires regular sampling. Golder Associates, the project team who developed the network, wished to update their sampling equipment and protocols to improve efficiency, while maintaining accuracy and high safety standards. A set of objectives was defined to help determine the ideal solution: Minimize ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Bladder pumps exceed sampling criteria

    A nuclear power facility in England has an extensive groundwater monitoring well network that requires regular sampling. Golder Associates, the project team who developed the network, wished to update their sampling equipment and protocols to improve efficiency, while maintaining accuracy and high safety standards. Working with Waterra UK, Solinst Canada’s exclusive agent for that ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Nitrate Contamination in Groundwater Worsens in California Farm Areas

    A new study claims that nitrate pollution in drinking water supplies near California’s Central Valley farming communities has worsened in recent decades and will continue to spread, reports the LA Times. UC Davis scientists analyzed groundwater data from the southern San Joaquin and Salinas valleys and concluded that even if all farming operations stopped immediately, nitrates would stay in ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Journal article evaluates methane sources in groundwater in Pennsylvania

    The findings of a new study in the journal Groundwater suggest that methane concentrations in Susquehanna County water wells in Pennsylvania can be explained without the migration of Marcellus shale gas due to hydraulic fracturing. “Testing of 1,701 water wells in northeastern Pennsylvania shows that methane is ubiquitous in groundwater, with higher concentrations observed in valleys vs. ...

  • Best practices for groundwater data management focus of NGWA Webinar

    The “Life Cycle of Groundwater Data — From Field to Lab to Electronic Data Deliverable to Report” Webinar will be hosted by the National Ground Water Association at 2 p.m. ET on April 25, 2012. This hour-long presentation focuses on best practices for managing the groundwater data central to the success of most environmental projects. Groundwater analytical data progress through ...

  • 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.

  • Miami Conservancy District of Ohio receives NGWA Special Recognition Award

    The Miami Conservancy District in southwest Ohio has received a 2014 Special Recognition Award from the National Ground Water Association. The Special Recognition Award is presented to an individual or organization that demonstrates dedication, service, and commitment to the groundwater industry and community through involvement and achievement on a local or regional level. The award will be ...

  • Early signs indicate New Mexico water wells unharmed by gold mine toxic release

    While the August 5 toxic waste release from Colorado’s Gold King Mine into Colorado’s Animas River presents the potential for contamination of groundwater used by drinking water wells, early indications are that New Mexico wells may not be affected, the National Ground Water Association said today. “Continued vigilance in monitoring groundwater supplies along the river remain ...

  • Michael Gefell of ARCADIS wins 2013 Technology Award from the National Ground Water Association

    Michael Gefell, principal hydrogeologist with the Lakewood, Colorado, office of the engineering, consulting, and management firm ARCADIS U.S. Inc., has received the 2013 Technology Award from the National Ground Water Association. The award, which recognizes an individual’s major contributions to the groundwater industry in the development of ideas, tools, and/or equipment, will be ...

  • NGWA offers “ground water technology field experience”

    The National Ground Water Association will offer a new training experience for environmental field personnel, drilling contractors, and water well inspectors October 26-28 at Southwest Mississippi Community College in Summit, Mississippi.The “Ground Water Technology Field Experience” features a combination of classroom instruction and field exercises to provide those entering the industry, or ...

  • NGWA provides water well system professionals guidance on hydrogen sulfide

    The National Ground Water Association has developed an industry best suggested practice (BSP) for water well system professionals to use on how to deal with problematic concentrations of hydrogen sulfide in residential water well systems. Hydrogen sulfide is often responsible for the “rotten egg” odor sometimes present in well water. It is a nuisance for well owners due to its ...

  • ANSI/NGWA Water Well Construction Standard now available

    The ANSI/NGWA-01-14 Water Well Construction Standard is now available through the National Ground Water Association’s online bookstore. Set in motion some eight years ago when NGWA first initiated efforts to become an American National Standards Institute-accredited standards developer, ANSI/NGWA-01-14 sets a baseline of expectations for water well system ...

  • Flooded water wells require care before using again

    After a flood, the owners of household water wells should take precautions to make sure the water is safe to drink and the wells are in good operating condition, according to the National Ground Water Association. During a flooding event, contaminated water may have topped and infiltrated the well, carrying with it bacteria, chemicals, or other pollutants, said Cliff Treyens, NGWA public ...

  • Vapor Intrusion seminar highlights current issues, industry trends and new technologies

    A full-day technical seminar on a timely topic, vapor intrusion, hosted by Land Science Technologies, makers of Geo-Seal™ and the Ohio EPA, drew a capacity audience of nearly 200 environmental consultants and other professionals at the Hyatt Regency in Columbus, Ohio earlier this month. Vapor intrusion, the migration of vapors resulting from soil and/ or groundwater contamination into homes, ...


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  • Solinst Canada launches the new levelogger edge

    Solinst Canada Ltd. is pleased to announce the latest release in their Levelogger Series - the all-new Model 3001 Levelogger Edge. The Levelogger Edge is an absolute, precision instrument that provides reliable datalogging of water level and temperature measurements. The ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • AdEdge Technologies Receives “Project of the Year” Award in New Mexico April 2006

    In April 2006 an AdEdge Technologies Inc. (AdEdge) arsenic treatment system was selected by the American Public Works Association - New Mexico Chapter as “Project of the Year”. The project was a water system improvement for the Green Ridge community located in Tijeras, New Mexico. The Green Ridge system had been without potable water for three years. Local residents hauled from 100 to 300 gallons ...

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