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  • WET WELL PUMPING CHAMBER

    Our American Agent has just completed an installation at a waste water site in Michigan State.  A wet well pumping chamber, with no mixing being carried out, was experiencing a build up of rags and other solids consolidating into a floating mat. As the pumps drew from the bottom of the chamber, taking fluid away, the floating mass of solids was becoming thicker and thicker over time. ...


    By STEM Drive Ltd.

  • NGWA announces 2017 groundwater industry award winners

    The National Ground Water Association congratulates the recipients of the 2017 NGWA Awards of Excellence, Sectional Awards, Outstanding Groundwater Project Awards, and Fellow Designation, which will be presented this December during Groundwater Week in Nashville, Tennessee. John Schnieders, Ph.D., chief chemist with Water Systems Engineering Inc. in Ottawa, Kansas, will be receiving ...

  • Peristaltic pumps well worth their salt

    One of the greatest advantages of the British made Verderflex hose pump is its immunity to the detrimental effects of handling high solid content and abrasive substances. Whilst other pump designs become subject to costly maintenance and part replacement, Verderflex peristaltic hose pump users can enjoy trouble-free production and low running costs. One customer to benefit was a Spanish salt ...

  • 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 ...


  • Infrastructure Week 2016: Groundwater and well systems are critical U.S. infrastructure

    “‘Out of sight, out of mind’ too often applies to groundwater and the subsurface environment in which it exists, but maintaining this critical infrastructure is essential to providing comfort, security, goods, and services for the U.S. economy.” The National Ground Water Association issued this important reminder today to mark the beginning of Infrastructure Week 2016 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 100+ Wells Successfully Completed With Propel SSP

    Oil and gas operators have now completed more than 100 wells in the US and Canada using Propel SSP proppant transport technology. What have we learned? And why are these learnings important to the oilfield? This technology provides a more efficient approach to complete wells and the potential to unlock more reserves compared with slickwater, gel, and hybrid ...


    By Fairmount Santrol

  • Island Offshore Aims for Riserless Heavy Well Intervention

    Following a successful deployment of its riserless coil tubing (CT) technology in the offshore petroleum industry, Island Offshore is said to be taking it to the next level by performing heavy well intervention with coil tubing in producing subsea wells. In 2015 Island Offshore made history when drilling a pilot hole for Centrica by means of riserless coil tubing, in order to check for ...


    By Teledyne Webb Research (TWR)

  • 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 ...

  • Vitens & Grundfos press release: Strategic partnership for realising the energy savings potential in groundwater well fields and pumping stations

    On 23 May 2012, Grundfos and Vitens, the largest drinking water supplier in the Netherlands, signed a new strategic partnership agreement committing both companies to investigate energy saving potential in well fields and pumping stations. Vitens aims to reduce their energy consumption by 20% by 2020, and the agreement to apply the Grundfos Well Field ...


    By Grundfos

  • Four steps for well owners to protect water wells, health during hurricane flooding

    The owners of private household water wells in areas threatened by Hurricane Matthew flooding should act to address possible threats to their drinking water quality, the National Ground Water Association said today. If a well has been flooded: Do not drink the water or wash with it, but use an alternative supply such as bottled water ...

  • Meat Processing Wastewater Pump System

    The whole water management system needed addressing to better achieve the desired treatment results. The old pump was a centrifugal design.  And being made of cast iron the pump was heavily corroded internally by the high TDS salty wastewater and wet high humidity environment.  RPC determined that the DAF was best suited by replacing the existing system with a new AISI ...


    By Rogue Pump Company, LLC

  • Company Receives an Order to Install 400 Solar Powered Well Pumps in Middle East

    Syncronys International (PINKSHEETS: SNTL) is pleased to announce that it has received an order valued at $4.5 million to install 400 solar powered well pumps in Pakistan. Rex Gay, Syncronys CEO, says that "We are very gratified to be able to utilize our technology to provide reliable, durable, and simple to use solar pump systems to supply water for rural Pakistan communities. This agreement ...


  • Testing of private drinking water wells continues this week at compass plaza well trichloroethylene site near Rogersville, Mo.

    EPA staff and contractors will be continuing work near Rogersville, Mo., this week to conduct sampling efforts at private drinking water wells in the vicinity of the Compass Plaza commercial development, as part of a continuing investigation into trichloroethylene (TCE) contamination of groundwater. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) detected the chemical solvent TCE in water ...

  • Leading engineering firm tackles ocean-front remediation system with well oil skimmers

    For most people, the phrase "ocean-front property" carries a pleasant cachet. For project engineer Stephen Hanks, "ocean-front property" just meant a headache with a view. Hanks, who works for the Atlanta-based consulting firm MACTEC, was in charge of an ocean-front property containing a bulk fuel storage terminal. That terminal continued to create challenges caused by a spill that happened about ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • ProMinent at Brau Beviale 2014: Well suited to high-precision metering

    At Brau Beviale 2014, held in Nuremberg from 11th to 13th November 2014, ProMinent is presenting its new metering systems DULCODOS in several variants at stand4-308 in hall 4. The specifications were selected so that the new metering systems DULCODOS are particularly well suited to high-precision metering of chemicals and additives. At the heart of these stations lies a motor-driven ...

  • Dual density convection well used to cleanup PCE-impacted groundwater

    In just 3.5 years, we were successful in reducing PCE concentrations in groundwater from an average of 10,000 ppb to under 25 ppb using one dual density convection (DDC) well and a soil vapor extraction system in the source area. This technology involves no pump-and-treat and is extremely cost effective. For more information, please contact ...


    By Risk-Based Decisions, Inc.

  • Flooded water wells require care before using again

    After a flood, the owners of household water wells should take precautions to make sure the water is safe to drink and the wells are in good operating condition, according to the National Ground Water Association. During a flooding event, contaminated water may have topped and infiltrated the well, carrying with it bacteria, chemicals, or other pollutants, said Cliff Treyens, NGWA public ...

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