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  • California proposes historic $1.5M fine for taking water

    California regulators on Monday proposed a first-of-its-kind, $1.5 million fine for a group of Central Valley farmers accused of illegally taking water during the drought. It would be the first such fine against an individual or district with claims to water that are more than a century-old, known as senior water rights holders. Entities with those rights have long enjoyed immunity from cutbacks. ...


    By Associated Press

  • Historic deal for Corps dam pollution

    For the first time in its history, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will have to disclose the amount of pollutants its dams are sending into waterways in a groundbreaking legal settlement that could have broad implications for the Corps' hundreds of dams nationwide. The Corps announced in a settlement Monday that it will immediately ...


    By Associated Press

  • New Bilge Water Monitor TD-107 ™ Historical First Shipment

    Fresno CA, Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments has just shipped its first order of the new TD-107™ bilge water monitors to NAG Marine in Norfolk, VA.  “This is the first production run of IMO 107(49) certified fluorescence based oil in water monitors in history”, according to Gary Bartman, President.  “It also marks the beginning of our relationship with NAG Marine, our exclusive ...

  • Nicaragua breaks ground on historic canal project

    Nicaraguan officials and a Chinese company broke ground Monday on a $50 billion transoceanic waterway predicted to rival the Panama Canal, but which has been a source of anger and protests from citizens in recent weeks. President Daniel Ortega, with Wang Jing, president of the contracting firm HKND Group, said the canal will change the ...


    By Associated Press

  • Sewage treatment and grease management system installation at remote historic site

    Due to increasing visitors at a celebrated historic site in Scotland, a WPL HiPAF Midi was installed to upgrade the original WPL wastewater treatment system installed in 1997 when the visitor centre was first built. The tailor-made WPL ...


    By WPL Ltd

  • Historic groundwater forum in India in the midst of severe drought in South Asia

    South Asian countries face continued severe drought following two consecutive monsoon failures. The South Asia Groundwater Forum, organised by the Government of India in collaboration with the International Water Association (IWA) and the World Bank, brings together governments and water specialists to discuss priority actions for tackling groundwater depletion and ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Solar-power plane airborne on historic round-the-world trip

    With its wings stretched wide to catch the sun's energy, a Swiss-made solar-powered aircraft took off from Abu Dhabi just after daybreak Monday in a historic first attempt to fly around the world without a drop of fossil fuel. Solar Impulse founder André Borschberg was at the controls of the single-seat aircraft when it lumbered into ...


    By Associated Press

  • Historic UN Environment Assembly Calls for Strengthened Action on Air Quality, Linked to 7 Million Deaths Annually, Among 16 Major Resolutions

    The inaugural UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) concluded its five-day deliberations in Nairobi on Friday with 16 decisions and resolutions that encourage international action on major environmental issues ranging from air pollution and the illegal trade in wildlife, to plastic debris in the oceans, chemicals and waste. "The air we breathe, the water we drink and the soil that grows our food are ...

  • Tetra Tech Expands Water Data Management Services with Acquisition of INDUS Corporation

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that it has acquired INDUS Corporation of Vienna, Virginia. INDUS is an information technology (IT) solutions firm focused on data analytics, geospatial analysis, secure infrastructure, and software applications management for U.S. federal government customers. The company has more than 150 employees and brings significant federal contracts in the ...


    By Tetra Tech

  • EScIS present Groundwater and surface water data management at Rosebery Mine, Tasmania

    Tom Wilson, senior implementation manager at Earth Science Information Systems, presented Groundwater and surface water data management at Rosebery Mine, Tasmania in May 2015 at the AIG Hydrogeology in Mining conference.  The Conference aims included providing information exchange and awareness raising among the South Australian mining and hydrogeology communities. The ...

  • R5 Software Release by Aquatic Informatics Improves Water Data Management with Enhanced Real-Time Data Access & Advanced Analytics

    Aquatic Informatics Inc., a global leader in providing innovative software solutions for hydrologic data management and analysis, today announced the release of AQUARIUS 3.0 R5. The latest release of this water data management platform delivers new and improved features to enhance real-time data access, centralization, analytics, and reporting. By improving ...


    By Aquatic Informatics Inc

  • Monitoring System on ferry measures Delaware Bay water quality data

    This summer, a unique research project using a complex, automated measurement and sampling system on the MV Twin Capes was launched by the University of Delaware College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment (CEOE), with the cooperation and assistance of Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA). The SeaKeeper 1000, manufactured and installed aboard the ferry vessel by YSI, collects water quality data ...


    By YSI - a Xylem brand

  • Water Data Transfer Format (WDTF) Export From Esdat

    The water data transfer format (WDTF) is an XML data transfer format designed to support the water industry to share and deliver water data to the Bureau of Meteorology as required under the Water Regulations 2008. A WDTF export has been developed from standard ESdat databases. The export is available as an off-the-shelf add-on separate to ESdat. Standard ESdat databases are able to manage ...

  • FlowWorks links to USGS and NOAA data

    FlowWorks, USA, can now accept real-time data directly from United States Geological Survey (USGS) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) monitoring stations. The addition of the USGS and NOAA data means over 2,500 precipitation stations, 9,000 stream flow stations, 1,300 groundwater level stations and 1,900 surface water quality stations and nearly 50 tide stations are ...

  • Environmental Data Resources extends global reach of commonground

    An additional 200 professionals worldwide have recently joined commonground, the global online business community for environmental due diligence. The bump in membership comes after Environmental Data Resources, Inc. (EDR) invited a select group of environmental professionals from Europe, the Middle East, Asia and South America to join the community. With strong representation from the United ...

  • FlowWorks to manage sanitary sewer flow monitoring data

    Gwinnett County, USA, has selected FlowWorks to manage all sanitary sewer flow and rainfall monitoring data for the Department of Water Resources on annual contract. The selection was made, in part, because of FlowWorks' ability to accept data directly from Teledyne ISCO and ADS flow meters. Gwinnett County has an area of 436 square miles and a population of nearly 700,000. The county has long ...

  • Machine Learning in Support of Complex Wind Data Management

    EWC Weather Consult take part in the European largest and most important wind event, the EWEA 2014 Annual Event, 10-13 March 2014 in Barcelona. In Hall 6, Stand 6B42, the weather service providers and wind experts from Karlsruhe will be presenting their solutions in complex weather data management. The service portfolio includes MCP (Measure Correlate Predict) wind measurement procedures, ...


    By WindEurope

  • DNI satellite data truth? - How to handle the difference in values derived from different satellite data providers?

    Technical Top Tip courtesy of Solar Resource Assessment When it comes to CSP project evaluation, one of the biggest uncertainty factors for the performance is the available Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) at the site. 1. DNI vs. GHI DNI distinguishes significantly from GHI (Global Horizontal Irradiance), which is more applicable for ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Imperial Metals replace existing Environmental Data Management system with MP5

    Imperial Metals Corporation is a Canadian mining company based in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Company is active in the acquisition, exploration, development, mining and production of base and precious metals. It has two producing mine sites at Mount Polley and Hucklebury. It is also exploring and developing a number of other facilities including the Red Chris site in north west Brisitsh ...


    By EHS Data Ltd.

  • SCADAWatch V5.0 Delivers Next-Generation Big Data Technologies

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the release of the V5.0 Generation of SCADAWatch. This powerful “out of the box” network data management and business analytics and optimization solution for water systems turns ...


    By Innovyze

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