groundwater industry News

  • NGWA announces 2015 groundwater industry award winners

    The National Ground Water Association congratulates the recipients of its 2015 Awards of Excellence, Outstanding Groundwater Project Award, and Divisional Awards, which will be presented this December during the Groundwater Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. Former National Ground Water Association President Scott Fowler, CWD/PI, has received NGWA’s top honor as recipient of the Ross L. ...

  • Stewart Krause honored for outstanding contributions to the groundwater industry

    Stewart Krause, senior sales manager with Wyo-Ben Inc. in Billings, Montana, is the 2016 recipient of the National Ground Water Association’s top honor — the Ross L. Oliver Award, given for outstanding contributions to the groundwater industry. “Stewart has worn many hats in his tenure at Wyo-Ben, but one we are particularly proud of is his industry status as the ...

  • Groundwater industry’s emerging leaders awarded NGWREF honors

    The National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation congratulates those chosen to attend the Emerging Leaders Alliance Conference taking place November 10-12, 2014 in Reston, Virginia. The Foundation believes continuing education in leadership skills will enhance the future effectiveness of the groundwater professions and will maximize the impact of ...

  • Stewart Krause honored for outstanding contributions to the groundwater industry

    Stewart Krause, senior sales manager with Wyo-Ben Inc. in Billings, Montana, is the 2016 recipient of the National Ground Water Association’s top honor — the Ross L. Oliver Award, given for outstanding contributions to the groundwater industry. “Stewart has worn many hats in his tenure at Wyo-Ben, but one we are particularly proud of is his industry status as the ‘mud ...

  • NGWA announces 2017 groundwater industry award winners

    The National Ground Water Association congratulates the recipients of the 2017 NGWA Awards of Excellence, Sectional Awards, Outstanding Groundwater Project Awards, and Fellow Designation, which will be presented this December during Groundwater Week in Nashville, Tennessee. John Schnieders, Ph.D., chief chemist with Water Systems Engineering Inc. in Ottawa, Kansas, will be receiving ...

  • NGWA announces 2016 groundwater industry award winners

    he National Ground Water Association congratulates the recipients of its 2016 Awards of Excellence, Divisional Awards, and new Fellow designations, which will be presented this December during Groundwater Week in Las Vegas, Nevada. Stewart Krause, with Wyo-Ben Inc. in Billings, Montana, has received NGWA’s top honor as recipient of the Ross L. Oliver ...

  • Students receive groundwater industry awards for posters, presentations

    The National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation gave $1,000 in Farvolden Awards to each of four students for paper or poster presentations made at the 2015 NGWA Groundwater Summit that took place March 16-18 in San Antonio, Texas. For the third time, Stephanie S. Wong of Baylor University, Waco, Texas, won a Farvolden Award, having also been a recipient in 2010 and 2011. This year ...

  • Toxic compounds in groundwater

    Research is being conducted on degrading a toxic compound found in groundwater systems around the world Vinyl chloride is a cancer-causing compound formed from solvents in groundwater systems under anaerobic conditions. These solvents are used in many industrial applications around the world and often belong to the most encountered groundwater pollutants in industrialized countries. Groundwater ...

  • Valuing groundwater during National Groundwater Awareness Week

    If you value your life, you should value groundwater, the National Ground Water Association said today in recognition of National Groundwater Awareness Week, March 6-12. Quite literally, life as we know it would not be possible without groundwater. “National Groundwater Awareness Week is a time to take stock of ...

  • Nanoparticles decontaminate groundwater

    Since their invention a decade ago at Lehigh University, iron nanoparticles 1,000 times thinner than a human hair have demonstrated an unprecedented ability to clean contaminated groundwater. The palladium-coated particles have remediated more than 50 toxic waste sites in the US and other countries in 10 times faster than traditional pump-and-treat methods. Researchers at Lehigh University have ...


  • Groundwater Atlas for pesticides

    The recently published Groundwater Atlas for pesticides provides an overview of where and when pesticides have been found in groundwater. The results can be used to improve water quality in the Netherlands. The data will be used by the Board for the Authorisation of Plant Protection Products and Biocides (Ctgb) to monitor groundwater quality. The Groundwater Atlas was developed between 2015 and ...

  • Ecosurvey® circular groundwater remediation

    Contaminated area for requalification stopped for over 13 years due excessive remediation costs: fuel depot near Bologna. Ecosurvey® has been appointed to review the case of the 13 years dismissed industrial site abandoned due to excessive remediations costs: it proposed a solution of Green Remediation with low environmental impact: ...


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  • 2008 Groundwater Summit brings top scientists and industry leaders to Memphis

    The National Ground Water Association's 2008 Ground Water Summit taking place March 30-April 3 in Memphis, Tennessee, features 20 sessions covering the latest in ground water science, technology, and ground water policy. This fourth annual Ground Water Summit brings together local, national, and international science partners to exchange information on scientific, policy, and regulatory issues ...

  • Protecting and Managing Groundwater for the Future

    Groundwater scientists and industry professionals will be exploring various groundwater issues affecting Ohio and surrounding areas on June 19, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio, at the Ohio Groundwater Forum. While this forum will focus on those groundwater issues of most critical concern to those industry professionals working in Ohio, all who are concerned about, or doing research related to, the ...

  • Groundwater pollution in Europe: an overview

    An overview of groundwater contaminants in Europe is provided by a recent study, which calls for more integrated monitoring using a range of indicators. Groundwater contamination presents serious health and environmental concerns. A number of Directives, including the Water Framework, Groundwater, Nitrates, Industrial Emissions and Landfill Directives, together aim to protect groundwater from ...

  • UAE groundwater depletion

    Groundwater in the UAE is fast depleting because of prolonged draught conditions. About 80,000 wells including 13,000 in Abu Dhabi and 12,000 in Sharjah are at the risk of depletion and comprise high salinity, according to a scientific study conducted by the UAE University. About 40% of wells in Fujairah and other Eastern Region are also affected, reported 'Al Ittihad' newspaper. Dr Saif Al ...


  • Roger E. Renner of Minnesota recognized for many contributions to advancing groundwater industry

    Former National Ground Water Association President Roger E. Renner, MGWC, is among the first five to receive the Association’s new Fellow designation in recognition of outstanding credentials, professional accomplishments, and commitment to promoting the increased understanding of groundwater science and water well system technology. Renner is president and CEO of E.H. Renner & Sons ...

  • Arthur E. Becker honored for outstanding service to the groundwater industry

    Arthur E. Becker, MGWC, CPG, owner of Drilling and Safety Consultants LLC in Manahawkin, New Jersey, has received the National Ground Water Association’s 2016 Standard Bearer Award for outstanding volunteer involvement in the legislative process and its new Fellow designation given as recognition for outstanding credentials, professional accomplishments, and commitment to promoting the ...

  • Spotlight the groundwater industry’s hidden gems — submit an NGWA award nomination today

    Groundwater, one of the world’s most precious natural resources, is also one of the world’s best-hidden resources. And it seems the same can be said of some of the men and women working in the industry — those hidden gems whose work goes above and beyond to protect, manage, and remediate groundwater. Well, it’s time to move those hidden gems into the spotlight they ...

  • Ohio State University professor emeritus recognized for contributions to groundwater industry

    Dr. E. Scott Bair of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, has received the Keith E. Anderson Award for outstanding contributions to the National Ground Water Association and the groundwater industry. The award will be presented at the 2015 Groundwater Expo, December 15-17 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Bair received his Ph.D. degree in hydrogeology from Pennsylvania State University in 1980. He worked six years in ...

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