monitoring well News

  • Shallow well installation and monitoring solutions

    Solinst Drive-Point Piezometers are excellent permanent or temporary wells used to monitor shallow groundwater, soil and gas up to 25 ft below surface. These well points are ideal for initial site investigations, for long or short-term applications, and can also be used for profiling. Installation using a Manual Slide Hammer, with tubing bypass and the correct drive-point for your application, ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Elecsys Pioneers Monitoring Solution For Underground Storage Wells

    Elecsys Corporation, a provider of industrial machine to machine (M2M) communication technology solutions, data acquisition systems, and custom electronic equipment for critical industrial applications, has unveiled an automated solution to simplify compliance with the recent advisory bulletin issued by the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) targeted towards ...


    By Elecsys Corporation

  • Proam ammonia monitor performs well during product evaluation

    The Proam ammonia monitor has been independently evaluated at Wanlip WwTW (Severn Trent Water) alongside many other process instruments. Reliable aeration control can improve effluent quality, reduce energy consumption and operational costs, so the correct instrument choice is critically important. Consequently, a comprehensive evaluation was organised and funded by a consortium of UK Water ...

  • NEW INSTALLATION KIT FOR SOURCE TRACKING AND MONITORING IN SEWAGE WELLS

      Sorbisense introduces a new product in the series of montages. WW Source Tracking Kit is a kit that is particularly suitable for installation in small wells or in wells with only ...


    By SORBISENSE

  • EPA to fund monitoring of groundwater wells at California pesticide dump

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is asking for public comment on a proposed agreement with Target Corporation to allow for redevelopment of land adjacent to the Frontier Fertilizer Superfund site. Under this agreement, Target Corporation, with EPA oversight, will fund and perform movement of eight groundwater monitoring wells at privately-owned parcels lying to the north and west of the ...

  • Locking well caps designed for installing leveloggers in 2` and 4` wells

    The New Model 3001 Levelogger Well Cap Assembly is designed to fit 2", or 4" wells with a Reducer, and provides options for installing Leveloggers water level dataloggers with wireline, cord, or Direct Read Cables. The Well Cap can suspend a Levelogger and Barologger ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Drinking water wells vulnerable to contamination

    New USGS groundwater studies explain what, when, and how contaminants may reach public-supply wells. All wells are not equally vulnerable to contamination because of differences in three factors: the general chemistry of the aquifer, groundwater age, and direct paths within aquifer systems that allow water and contaminants to reach a well. More than 100 million people in the United States ...

  • CLH Group Spanish going for an innovative technology for early detection of oil in monitoring wells

    CLH Group has been a pioneer in implementing a new system of detection of hydrocarbons in water using the existing network of piezometers of control. Within a year the company has installed equipment in 12 of its ...


    By Smart Sensor Technology

  • Wet well analysis for methane, oxygen and hydrogen sulfide

    ENMET’s Wet Well Monitoring System is specifically designed for monitoring Methane (CH4), Oxygen (O2) and Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) in a hazardous wastewater treatment plant environment.  The system incorporates the CP-60 controller with 3 remote 4-20 mA/24 VDC sensor/transmitters in Explosionproof Class I Div 1, Group B, C and D enclosures.  The CP-60 controller provides 24 VDC ...


    By ENMET, LLC

  • EPA orders oil companies to monitor public water supply and private wells in Montana

    In response to recent detections of low levels of oil production-related contaminants in the public water supply that serves the city of Poplar, Montana, and the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today issued an order to Murphy Exploration & Production Co. (Murphy), Pioneer Natural Resources USA, Inc. (Pioneer), and Samson Hydrocarbons Co. (Samson). ...

  • DOE Selects Nine Projects to Receive Funding for Carbon Storage Intelligent Monitoring and Well Integrity and Mitigation Research

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has selected nine projects to receive funding to research new CO2 storage technologies devoted to intelligent monitoring systems and advanced well integrity and mitigation approaches through DOE’s Carbon Storage ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • VOC Emissions from Well Sites and Compressor Stations

    Recently the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) revised Regulation 7,Control of Ozone through Ozone Precursors.  The revisions will require monitoring of emissions from storage tanks equipped with an air pollution control device such as a combustion device or vapor recovery unit.  Affected facilities will be required to route all Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) ...

  • Environmental well sealing new product announcement:

    AquaBlok, Ltd., manufacturers of innovative claybased composite materials, is proud to announce the introduction of a new family of annular well sealant materials that benefit from the company’s patented delivery system for bentonite sealant materials. HoleBlok+ annular sealants combines two well-established and proven technologies; zerovalent iron (ZVI) and bentonite to form a unique ...


    By AquaBlok, Ltd.

  • Well Repairs Complete, Getting Ready to Stimulate

    It’s been a busy couple of weeks here at the Newberry EGS Demonstration. In early August, a drill rig arrived on site to perform required upkeep on the injection well. This work went very well, and the rig has been released from the site. The next step in this summer’s field work is to prepare the site for stimulation activities. Over the next two weeks, we’ll be bringing our ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

  • Second well on the way to cap deepwater horizon

    If you think threading a needle is difficult, imagine drilling into an 18-centimetre-wide cylinder 5500 metres below the sea floor. That is the challenge facing BP engineers as they attempt to drill two relief wells in the Gulf of Mexico in a bid to stem the flow of oil from the stricken Deepwater Horizon. A relief well aims to bisect the original well casing, enabling engineers to pump in mud ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Update from the Field: Well Logging Completed!

    It’s been a busy few weeks at the Newberry EGS Demonstration field site, and we’re happy to report that we’ve completed both the injectivity test and well logging activities. Over the next few weeks we’ll be carrying out an additional seismic study, continuing our groundwater monitoring program and buttoning up the site for the winter months ahead. While we’re still ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

  • Abandoned water wells can present risks

    Household water well owners should act to address any improperly abandoned wells on their property as they can present threats to both people and animals, the National Ground Water Association said today. “Abandoned wells can be a physical danger to people and animals who may fall into them, but an even greater threat may be the pathway that an abandoned well provides for surface ...

  • ISA EXPO 2007 Planning Well Underway

    Research Triangle Park, NC – Building on the success of the ISA EXPO 2006 technical conference, the ISA EXPO 2007 program committee held a summit meeting earlier this month to identify key topics of importance to automation and control professionals. “Focused technical content is one of the strengths of ISA EXPO, and we’re committed to developing a program that addresses the issues that are ...

  • Doing very well by doing good by the environment

    Despite growing concerns about the global economic downturn, GE has affirmed that there is good money to be made in doing right by the environment. The company expects that revenues from its range of energy efficient and environmentally advantageous products and services will surge by 21% to over $17 billion in 2008. GE also predicts its annual investments in clean technology research and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Testing the water is important for household well owners

    The National Ground Water Association recommends household well owners test their water at least annually for bacteria, nitrate, and any contaminants of local concern. More frequent testing should be considered if: There is a change in the taste, odor, or appearance of the well water, or if a problem occurs such as a broken well cap, inundation by floodwaters, or a new contamination ...

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