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  • 4 in 10 Higher Risk Wells Aren`t Inspected By Feds

    Four in 10 new oil and gas wells near national forests and fragile watersheds or otherwise identified as higher pollution risks escape federal inspection, unchecked by an agency struggling to keep pace with America's drilling boom, according to an Associated Press review that shows wide state-by-state disparities in safety checks. Roughly half or more of wells on federal and Indian lands weren't ...


    By Associated Press

  • Federal Government Failed to Inspect Higher Risk Oil Wells

    The government has failed to inspect thousands of oil and gas wells it considers potentially high risks for water contamination and other environmental damage, congressional investigators say. The report, obtained by The Associated Press before its public release, highlights substantial gaps in oversight by the agency that manages oil and gas development on federal and Indian lands. Investigators ...


    By Associated Press

  • Household water well inspections important to water quality, health

    National Groundwater Awareness Week, March 10-16, 2013, is a good time to schedule a water well system inspection to assure proper well operation, prolong the well system’s life, and monitor groundwater quality, the National Ground Water Association and its 48 affiliated state organizations said today. “Water wells are expertly engineered systems that, like a car, ...

  • Surface Inspections Made Better

    Zetec introduces the complete Eddy Current Surface Array solution specifically designed to solve the challenges that power generation, oil and gas, as well as aerospace companies face everyday. From detecting extremely small defects to inspecting non-flat surfaces and covering a wide area in a single pass, Zetec delivers. Discover the solution ...


    By Zetec, Inc

  • HYDRO DAM INSPECTION - Hydro International

    The inspection and maintenance of vital resource facilities is an integral part of any regions health and stability management program. Providing consistent output while driving down inspection and maintenance costs is a key activity for those involved in the provision of such services, and requires the monitoring and assessment of relevant new technologies and techniques. The use of divers ...


    By AC-CESS Co Uk Ltd

  • North Uist well given consent

    Energy Minister Charles Hendry has given BP consent to drill the deepwater North Uist well, northwest of the Shetland Islands. The Department of Energy and Climate Change has subjected BP’s application, including the environmental impact and emergency response plans, to detailed and extensive scrutiny, and the Health and Safety Executive has undertaken a thorough examination of the well ...

  • Water well maintenance important to water quality

    A poorly maintained water well system can lead to poor water quality, so household water well owners should inform themselves of good water well maintenance practices, the National Ground Water Association said today. “Neglecting a water well system’s maintenance can have a direct impact on one’s health, so it’s important to stay on top of a water well system’s ...

  • Rebuilding of Flood Damaged Homes Halted for Asbestos Inspections

    LA Testing’s laboratories provide asbestos testing solutions to protect people, the environment and property from the dangers of asbestos exposure. ...


  • Powerful Well Cleaning Treatment, BoreSaver, Launched in Canada

    BoreSaver, the NSF certified well cleaning treatments used in over fourteen countries worldwide, has launched in Canada, following its successful entry into the North American market two years ago. A recent article in ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • 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 ...

  • UNTHA UK passes ISO inspection with flying colours

    Waste shredding specialist UNTHA UK has once again demonstrated its unswerving commitment to quality, environmental and health and safety management, by passing its ISO recertification audit with flying colours. In March 2014 it was announced that the North Yorkshire team of waste and recycling experts had scooped a hat-trick of highly ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Professional sewer inspection with the CamMobile® line by Kummert

    For all pipe inspections – the products by Kummert GmbH are ideally suited for every occasion. Both in small nominal diameters starting at DN50 and in pipes up to DN300. Whether you need rotate-and-pivot-cameras or cameras navigating laterals – with the inspection systems by Kummert GmbH, no pipe run will remain undetected. Special emphasis should be placed on the two inspection systems Compact ...


    By Kummert GmbH

  • PURE CLOSES ACQUISITION OF PRESSURE PIPE INSPECTION COMPANY

    Calgary, Alberta. Pure Technologies Ltd. (“Pure”) (TSX-V:PUR) announced today that it has concluded the purchase of The Pressure Pipe Inspection Company (“PPIC”) for up to CAD$34.9 million in cash and common stock of Pure. PPIC, a privately-held company with headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario, is a leader in large-diameter water and wastewater pipeline condition ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • ASTM E329 - 11c Standard Specification for Agencies Engaged in Construction Inspection, Testing, or Special Inspection

    This specification defines the minimum requirements for inspection agency personnel or testing agency laboratory personnel, or both, and the minimum technical requirements for equipment and procedures utilized in the testing and inspection of construction and materials used in construction. Criteria provided herein shall be used for evaluating ...


    By ASTM International

  • Camda diesel gen set passed national-level sampling inspection

    June 15th Two units of Camda Cummins diesel genset have reached or surpassed national standard in more than 25 test items during a sampling inspection conducted on May of 2010 by National Internal Combustion Engine Quality Supervision and Inspection (NICEQSIC). Camda submitted two Cummins genset with standby power 110kw (model: KDGC110S) and 135kw (model: KDGC135S) for inspection by NICEQSIC, ...

  • Shell awards inspection services framework agreement to GL Noble Denton

    GL Noble Denton, an independent technical advisor to the oil and gas industry, has been awarded a four-year enterprise framework agreement (EFA) to provide inspection services for Shell’s extensive global portfolio of projects in select locations. GL Noble Denton’s network of highly qualified inspection engineers will have the opportunity to work alongside Shell’s project teams ...


  • Geoquip launches Laval Deep Well Winch Camera systems

    Geoquip Water Solutions is pleased to announce the launch of Laval’s new Deep Well Camera Systems. The winches extend the standard production range of the Laval camera systems and offer deep well options, down to 609 metres, to operators using the R-Cam series of portable cameras. The DW-1500 reaches depths of 457 metres (1500 feet) and the DW-2000 depths of 609 metres (2000 ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • Fracking Study Finds New Gas Wells Leak More

    In Pennsylvania's gas drilling boom, newer and unconventional wells leak far more often than older and traditional ones, according to a study of state inspection reports for 41,000 wells. The results suggest that leaks of methane could be a problem for drilling across the nation, said study lead author Cornell University engineering professor Anthony Ingraffea, who heads an environmental activist ...


    By Associated Press

  • Household water well owners should inform themselves about flood threats

    There are certain things household water well owners should know during this flood season about how to protect their wells and their water quality, the National Ground Water Association said today. Flooding by surface water can threaten groundwater quality and the condition of a well system. The vulnerability of a well can vary depending on the area in which one’s property is located or ...

  • New, free guidance available on maintaining private water wells

    Homeowners can get the latest guidance on maintaining their household water well systems free online by visiting WellOwner.org, a website of the National Ground Water Association. Ongoing maintenance of private water wells is the responsibility of the homeowner, yet many well owners are uncertain about how to keep up with water well maintenance. NGWA recommends that all private well owners inform ...

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