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  • Final report available from investigation of injection wells at Lahaina wastewater facility

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a final report, “Lahaina Groundwater Tracer Study” with results from a University of Hawaii investigation of the fate of effluent injected at Maui County’s Lahaina Wastewater Reclamation Facility near the Kaanapali coast. Funded by the U. S. EPA, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the Hawaii Department of Health (DOH), the ...

  • EPA Region 7 Receives Report of Groundwater Analysis by U.S. Geological Survey for West Lake Landfill Superfund Site

    EPA Region 7 has received an independent report issued today by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) about groundwater conditions at the West Lake Landfill Superfund Site in Bridgeton, Mo., and will carefully review the report’s findings as the Agency moves toward selection of a final remedy for the site. The USGS study, which was requested by EPA in April 2013, summarizes an analysis and ...

  • The importance and protection of subterranean water

    In Poland, the Polish Geological Institute (PSH) plays a leading role in the hydrogeological work connected with the implementation of the Framework Water Directive into Polish Law, by taking on the functions of the state hydrogeological service. The results of PSH's work are used by public bodies, as well as for the preparation of reports for the European Commission as a result of the laws. An ...


  • 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 ...

  • Hydraulic Fracturing Data Management

    A proposed new ASTM International data management and reporting standard for shale oil and gas operations, including hydraulic fracturing, is under development. ASTM WK42803, Practice for Data Management and Reporting Associated with Shale Oil and Gas Hydraulic Fracturing Operations, is under the jurisdiction of Subcommittee D18.26 on Hydraulic ...


    By ASTM International

  • Groundwater data management subject of NGWA Webinar

    The National Ground Water Association is offering the Webinar, “Life Cycle of Groundwater Data: From Field to Lab to Electronic Data Deliverable to Report,” on February 16 at 1 p.m. ET.   The Webinar will be presented by Peter de Haven, PE, and Jamey Rosen, PG, Geosyntec Consultants.   Robust data management is central to the success of most environmental projects. ...

  • NGWA co-sponsoring public policy forum on managed underground storage of recoverable water

    The National Research Council has completed a three-year study report entitled Prospects for Managed Underground Storage of Recoverable Water. In this report, the committee provided its findings and recommendations on considerations pertaining to hydrogeology; water quality; law, economics, and other institutional concerns; project development, monitoring, financing, and management; and the ...

  • Groundwater educational offerings from NGWA will abound in California in early May

    Four short courses for hydrogeologists are being offered by the National Ground Water Association this May in Garden Grove, California. Sandwiched before and after the 2012 NGWA Ground Water Summit, which takes place May 6-10, the scheduling of these courses will help maximize attendees’ travel time and dollars, according to Kathy Butcher, CMP, NGWA’s director of professional ...

  • OGC WaterML 2.0 standards working group (SWG)

    WaterML 2.0 is a candidate OGC encoding standard for the representation of in-situ hydrological observations data. WaterML 2.0 is implemented as an application schema of the Geography Markup Language (GML) version 3.2.1 and makes use of the OGC Observations and Measurements (O&M) standard and the O&M eXtensible Markup Language (OMXML) GML Application Schema. OGC WaterML 2.0 will support ...


  • Managing Project Reference Documents Efficiently and Effectively

    ESdat provides simple, accessible functionality to manage a variety of project documents.   Contaminated land projects (such as Phase 1 Site History Investigations) often require desktop review of a range of document types, such as: Historical aerial images Previous reports Title & municipal records Interview notes & inspection photographs ...

  • Integrating groundwater science and human wellbeing

    The thirty-sixth Congress of IAH has just drawn to a successful conclusion at Toyama in Japan. Some four hundred delegates, drawn more or less equally from within and outside Japan were warmly welcomed to the city by Takakazu Ishii, the Governor of Toyama Prefecture. After two days of technical sessions of presentations and posters in the excellently-appointed conference centre, the participants ...

  • Schlumberger Water Services Launches Diver-NETZ

    WATERLOO, Canada, October 2007 - Schlumberger Water Services (SWS) today announced the release of the Diver-NETZ system, a complete package of tools that allow groundwater professionals to wirelessly connect their monitoring networks. Diver-NETZ is completely expandable and ready to work with existing Diver groundwater monitoring networks. All of the components in the Diver-NETZ system are ...


  • Schlumberger Water Services Launches Diver-NETZ

    Water Services (SWS) today announced therelease of the Diver-NETZ system, a complete package of tools that allow groundwater professionals to wirelessly connect their monitoring networks. Diver-NETZ is completely expandable and ready to work with existing Diver groundwater monitoring networks. All of the components in the Diver-NETZ system are designed to streamline project workflows, enabling ...


  • 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 ...

  • Rivers in North Carolina, Georgia at Record Lows

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) - Despite some rainfall at the end of the month, streamflows during May in North Carolina were at or near record low levels, particularly in the western part of the state, according to scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey, USGS. May was a dry month in neighboring Georgia bringing many of the state's rivers and streams to their lowest levels ...

  • EarthSoft Announces Enterprise EnviroInsite Integration

    August 8, 2007 – EarthSoft today announced advanced groundwater and soil data visualization available via the webfrom EQuIS Enterprise’s interface to EnviroInsite from HydroAnalysis. EarthSoft and HydroAnalysis have teamed upto provide one-click generation of complex groundwater data-visualization reports from the award winning EQuISEnterprise environmental database. This partnership offers EQuIS ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • EPA and State of Hawaii negotiate historic settlement with U.S. Navy to upgrade Red Hill storage tanks

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) announced a proposed agreement with the U.S. Navy and the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) requiring the military to take measures to minimize the threat of future leaks at the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility near Pearl Harbor, Oahu, the site of a major fuel release last year. With 250 million ...

  • DOE appoints four new members to advisory board

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has appointed four new members to its Environmental Management advisory board in Oak Ridge. Leon Baker, Richard Burroughs, Terri Likens and Ed Trujillo were introduced during the Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board’s (ORSSAB) February meeting. ORSSAB is a federally chartered citizens’ panel that provides independent advice and recommendations to ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • AECOM Experts to Present New Environmental Remediation Insights and Methods at Battelle Conference

    AECOM, a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, announced today that its scientists and engineers are presenting technical papers with new insights on remediation technologies at the Battelle “10th International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds,” in Palm Springs, Calif., from May 22-26. Based on ...


    By AECOM

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