groundwater industry News

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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: ...


    By ECOSURVEY®

  • Lessons from oil industry may help address groundwater crisis

    Although declining streamflows and half-full reservoirs have gotten most of the attention in water conflicts around the United States, some of the worst battles of the next century may be over groundwater, experts say -- a critical resource often taken for granted until it begins to run out.Aquifers are being depleted much faster than they are being replenished in many places, wells are drying ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • John W. Pitz of Illinois honored for contributions to advancing the groundwater industry

    Former National Ground Water Association President John W. Pitz, CPI, 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. Pitz is president of N.L. Pitz Inc. in Batavia, Illinois. ...

  • NGWREF selects eight groundwater industry emerging leaders to attend conference

    The National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation has chosen eight individuals to attend the Emerging Leaders Alliance Conference taking place November 8-11, 2015 in Reston, Virginia. The Emerging Leaders Alliance is a partnership among leading engineering and science-based organizations that provides high quality leadership training. Those chosen by NGWREF to attend the conference ...

  • US groundwater industry trends and forecasts focus of NGWA Webinar

    The National Ground Water Association’s 2009 Webinar series continues March 25 at 11 a.m. (ET) with a presentation by NGWA Executive Director Kevin McCray, CAE, entitled “America's Dependence on Ground Water: Trends and Forecasts in a Changing Marketplace.”With moratoriums on water well construction, restrictions on ground water withdrawals, changes in housing construction, recent weather events, ...

  • Groundwater industry opportunities in geothermal heating/cooling subject of NGWA conference

    Increasing public demand for reduced fossil fuel consumption is creating growing business diversification opportunities with geothermal heating and cooling systems, according to presentations scheduled for the National Ground Water Association's 'Geothermal and Horizontal Drilling Forum,' August 25-25, 2008 in Columbus, Ohio. Using vertically drilled earth boreholes to connect heat pumps is a ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

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