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  • NGWA grants Groundwater Supply Award for Baton Rouge project

    Layne Christensen Co. and Owen and White Consulting Engineers Inc. have received an Outstanding Groundwater Project Award from the National Ground Water Association for outstanding engineering and innovation in supplying groundwater. This award will be presented during the 2015 Groundwater Expo taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada, December 15-17. Layne Christensen of Bloomington, Indiana, and Owen ...

  • Grant applications sought for groundwater projects, education, and training in developing nations

    Applications for groundwater supply projects in developing nations and/or education and training programs will be accepted April 1, 2013 through June 30, 2013 by the National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation. The NGWREF Board of Directors has approved $30,000 for the grants. Information including grant application guidelines and criteria can be obtained by ...

  • EEA to solicit proposals for upper Cape Cod groundwater restoration projects

    Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary (EEA) Ian Bowles today announced that his Natural Resource Damages Assessment and Restoration Program has released a formal Request for Responses (RFR) inviting proposals for $960,000 in projects to restore, replace, or acquire natural resources at the Massachusetts Military Reservation (MMR), a 20,000-acre area of Upper Cape Cod that includes the ...

  • Patrick Administration approves groundwater restoration projects for Upper Cape Cod

    The Patrick Administration has announced the purchase of 19 acres of conservation land in Mashpee and Sandwich as part of a plan to restore Upper Cape Cod groundwater resources damaged as a result of munitions testing by military contractors at the Massachusetts Military Reservation (MMR) over the course of three decades. As the Commonwealth’s Trustee in a Natural Resource Damages (NRD) case ...

  • Grant applications sought on groundwater research, developing nation projects and programs

    The National Groundwater Research and Educational Foundation is seeking grant applications for groundwater research as well as water supply projects and educational programs in developing nations. The NGWREF Board of Directors has approved $15,000 for the research ...

  • Cost-effective groundwater remediation project wins NGWA award

    Solutions-IES, Inc., a leading provider of professional environmental engineering and remediation services for government and commercial clients around the world, has announced that the firm received the 2007 National Ground Water Association (NGWA) Ground Water Remediation Award in the below-median cost category. Solutions-IES was selected for their innovation and achievement in successfully ...


    By Solutions-IES

  • Tungsten groundwater contamination

    Originally thought to be non-toxic, tungsten is replacing lead in fishing weights and in ammunition for hunting and recreational shooting. However, recent studies indicate that (under certain environmental conditions) some forms of tungsten can move readily through soil and leach into groundwater. A Kansas State University scientist investigates. Tungsten is a naturally occurring metallic element ...


  • A New Framework for Groundwater Management

    Today, ACWA released a new policy framework that calls on local water agencies throughout the state to implement groundwater management plans and strategies to meet sustainability objectives. The policy reasserted the importance of local agencies in managing groundwater and recommends 4 specific goals: 1) Local water agencies should implement groundwater management plans to meet sustainability ...

  • High quality groundwater sampling

    Representative Samples A project manager’s goal for groundwater sampling is to collect samples that are representative of actual in-situ conditions, and to maintain sample integrity by minimizing the changes in sample quality and chemistry during collection. Sampling has evolved from earlier techniques of bailing and high rate pumping, to techniques of minimal drawdown and low flow ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • 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®

  • Groundwater evaluation platform

    SuperGeo Technologies has developed a data platform for groundwater recharge areas in order to evaluate the recharge potential. The platform is able to assist researchers in delimiting groundwater recharge areas and also in determining parameters such as recharge rate, pumping rate, flow rate and recharge potential. Water resource protection is one of the most important policies in Taiwan. ...


    By SuperGeo Technologies

  • Kenya homes in on emergency groundwater supplies

    A project that will map groundwater resources in part of the drought-prone Horn of Africa region was launched in Nairobi, Kenya, last week (22 May). It will use remote sensing technology to explore underground ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • 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 ...

  • Additive Injection and Groundwater Recirculation Trailers

    Have an upcoming injection project using wells? Want to keep the billable hours in-house? Tersus has additive injection and groundwater recirculation trailers available for short or long term lease. We can customize a service program for your specific needs from startup training to large volume batch injection and recirculation. ...


    By Tersus Environmental, LLC

  • Jordan - Groundwater to save the capital, for a while

    Bundles of massive pipes lay along the 30 kilometre road from Amman’s main airport to the city, giving commuters an unusual scene to behold, and the government a tough bargain to quench the thirst for rapid economic development. A taxi driver explains that these pipes will be installed along a stretch of 350 kilometres to the Disi aquifer in the south of Jordan. “There is no other ...

  • Removing High Explosives from Groundwater

    In an initiative supported by EM, Los Alamos National Laboratory's Corrective Actions Program is addressing high explosive contamination in surface water and groundwater at a location this summer in the forests ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • New Water Bond Invests in Local Water Supply Projects, Groundwater Storage and Safe Drinking Water for All Californians

    With Governor Jerry Brown’s support, state legislative leaders today approved, on a broad bipartisan basis, a $7.5 billion water bond that would provide clean drinking water for disadvantaged communities and provide $1.5 billion for water recycling, stormwater capture, water efficiency and other local water supply projects like those detailed in “ ...

  • Report on Arsenic Removal from Groundwater

    Kenson Associates has recently released a report on methods for arsenic removal from groundwater. This report reviews US EPA, World Band and WHO studies of this subject and critiques the practical methods used for this purpose based upon both their advantages and disadvantages. A brief case history of an arsenic removal project conducted by Dr. Robert Kenson, Principal of Kenson Associates, is ...


  • Groundwater Modelling Software for the Environment Agency

    The Environment Agency has recently renewed its contract for groundwater modelling software for up to a further 3 years. The Groundwater Vistas and Aquifer software is supplied by ESI, the UK's leading independent soil and groundwater consultancy. ...


    By ESI Consulting

  • Grant applications sought for groundwater research, and developing-nation and domestic water supply, projects

    The National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation is seeking grant applications for groundwater research projects, as well as water supply projects and educational programs in both developing nations and the United States. The NGWREF Board of Directors recently approved $15,000 for research grants, $35,000 for developing nations grants, and $10,000 for grants from the USA Groundwater ...

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