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  • NGWA offers Certified Groundwater Professional designation

    The National Ground Water Association is now accepting applications for its new Certified Groundwater Professional designation, which signifies that the holder has a thorough background in groundwater subjects. The new program, revamped from a previous version that started in 1986, requires both professional experience and continuing education. The following core competencies ensure that the ...

  • 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 ...

  • NGWA publishes best practices for groundwater professionals on aquifer storage and recovery

    A new set of best suggested practices (BSPs) for groundwater professionals involved in aquifer storage and recovery (ASR) projects has been approved by the National Ground Water Association (NGWA). First conceptualized in 2010, NGWA’s Best Suggested Practices for Aquifer Storage and Recovery has been developed through consensus of industry professionals with day-to-day experience in ASR ...

  • World water professionals to meet

    In 2010 IWA is partnering with the Canadian Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA) and the Canadian Association on Water Quality (CAWQ) to hold the World Water Congress in Montréal from 19th to 24th September 2010. The international event is expected to attract 4,500 water professionals and organisations from across the globe to advance their common goal of sustainable water management. ...

  • 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 ...

  • EnviroInsite to be bundled with EQuIS 5 Professional

    EarthSoft is pleased to announce that it will include a license of EnviroInsite software for no charge with each EQuIS 5 Professional. EarthSoft will also provide EnviroInsite licenses at no charge to all current license-holders of EQuIS 5 Professional with current Annual Maintenance. The first generation of the EQuIS – EnviroInsite interface is currently under development, which will further ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • GEI Hires Eight Senior Professionals

    GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation's leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, announced today that it has hired eight senior professionals in several of its offices throughout the country.  Joining the firm are Christopher Bradley, P.E.; Mike Carosotto, P.E., PMP, CFM; Ying-Kit Choi, Ph.D., P.E.; ...


    By GEI Consultants, Inc.,

  • EnviroInsite to be bundled with EQuIS 5 Professional

    EarthSoft is pleased to announce that it will include a license of EnviroInsite software for no charge with each EQuIS 5 Professional. EarthSoft will also provide EnviroInsite licenses at no charge to all current license-holders of EQuIS 5 Professional with current Annual Maintenance. The first generation of the EQuIS – EnviroInsite interface is currently under development, which will further ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • 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 ...

  • How vulnerable is our groundwater?

    When water travels through soil and bedrock to the water table, it carries minerals, nutrients or chemicals from the surface with it. Environmental research is increasingly concerned with preferential flow, or the movement of water through pores and cracks at a faster rate and bypassing most of the surrounding material, either soil or fractured rock. A special section on preferential flow ...

  • Webinar - Environmental Isotopes in Groundwater Studies: Nitrogen Species and Reactions in Contaminated Groundwater

    Webinar overview Gain insight on the integration of nitrogen geochemistry and isotopes may be used for tracing the origin of nitrogen species and their transformations in the subsurface in this Webinar, which is a part of the Environmental Isotopes in Groundwater Studies Webinar series*. Nitrogen represents one of the most ubiquitous and challenging contaminants in ...

  • Solinst Canada at the 2012 Groundwater Expo

    We’re looking forward to the 2012 NGWA Groundwater Expo and Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, December 4-7 to “Discover — Connect — Grow!” It’s here at the industry’s leading annual event with its cutting-edge educational programming, an exhibit hall with the latest in equipment and technological innovations, a multitude of ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Successful conference on groundwater and climate change

    From 24-28 June more than 300 participants met at the Speke Hotel and Resort, Kampala to hear presentations on some of the latest science related to climate change and the potential impacts on groundwater in Africa, and to consider and debate the policy implications. Remarkably the audience and discussion panel members included several members of the Ugandan Parliament who, throughout the ...

  • Pennsylvania Groundwater Contaminated By Coal Ash

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania, September 18, 2007 (ENS) - Disposing of coal ash in mines is contaminating water supplies throughout Pennsylvania, according to a report released today by the advocacy group Clean Air Task Force and the nonprofit, public interest law firm Earthjustice. In 10 of 15 mines examined across the state, groundwater and streams near areas where coal ash, or coal ...

  • Where would we be without groundwater?

    The 15th edition of National Groundwater Awareness Week is March 10-16, 2013, and for good reason — groundwater is one of our most important natural resources, bar none, according to the National Ground Water Association. Consider the following. An estimated 99 percent of all available freshwater in the world is groundwater. So, understanding its significance and using it wisely to meet ...

  • Aerojet Honored by National Association of Environmental Professionals

    Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that on behalf of Aerojet, its Vice President of Environmental Health and Safety, Chris Conley, was presented with the National Association of Environmental Professionals' (NAEP) 2011 Environmental Excellence Award for Public Partnerships. Aerojet was recognized for the public partnerships the company pursued in two exceptional ...


  • Steve Kennedy is honored by the Texas Association of Environmental Professionals

    Project Geologist Steve Kennedy from the Houston, Texas, office was awarded the 2012 Environmental Professional of the Year by the Texas Association of Environmental Professionals (TAEP). The Environmental Professional of the Year award celebrates an individual’s professional and community service to the Houston Gulf Coast area. Steve was chosen as the award recipient due to his career ...


  • Arsenic Illegally Released into California’s Groundwater

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has fined a natural-gas fired power plant $13,500 for improper management of hazardous waste. According to the EPA, the plant, located in Yuba City, California, generated arsenic from the treatment of wastewater and failed to minimize releases of hazardous waste to the environment. Arsenic occurs naturally in the local groundwater, which the plant uses in ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Videos promote groundwater fields of study, careers

    With a projected shortage of 135,000 geoscientists expected to occur in the United States within the next 10 years, the National Ground Water Association is promoting two new videos spotlighting groundwater fields of study and careers to precollege and college students. A two-minute video primarily targets secondary school students interested in science and/or the outdoors. Groundwater ...

  • 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 ...

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