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  • BUCHI launches first lab freeze dryer for continuous sublimation

    BÜCHI Labortechnik AG, market leader in laboratory evaporation, introduces the modular LyovaporTM platform for freeze drying. With Infinite-TechnologyTM, the LyovaporTM L-300 offers continuous sublimation for the first time.  Infinite-ControlTM allows entire process control of all relevant parameters, also via mobile ...


    By BÜCHI Labortechnik AG

  • Upcoming workshop presenter previews findings on baseline sampling of water wells in areas of shale gas development

    Stephen D. Richardson, Ph.D., PE, of GSI Environmental Inc. in Austin, Texas, and his team are presenting research results on baseline sampling of water wells in areas of shale gas development at the NGWA Groundwater Quality and Unconventional Oil and Gas Development: Current Understanding and Science Needs ...

  • 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.

  • Kinesis launches TELOS MicroPlate™ – versatile 96-well SPE format for small volume biological fluid samples

    Kinesis has launched the new TELOS MicroPlate™, a versatile 96-well plate for the extraction of drug molecules from small volume biological fluid samples. Available as either loose wells or populated plates, the TELOS MicroPlate is available in 5 and 10mg sorbent masses and allows analyte elution in as little as 50µl. The full range of TELOS neo Generic SPE Sorbents (PRP, PCX, WCX, ...


    By Kinesis Inc

  • Leaky wells, not fracking, taint water

    The drilling procedure called fracking didn't cause much-publicized cases of tainted groundwater in areas of Pennsylvania and Texas, a new study finds. Instead, it blames the contamination on problems in pipes and seals in natural gas wells. After looking at dozens of cases of suspected contamination, the scientists focused on eight hydraulically fractured wells in those states, where they ...


    By Associated Press

  • Sample hyperspectral imagery

    SpecTIR has made available a number of airborne hyperspectral imagery data sets for research, training, and educational purposes. They will be available from the SpecTIR website and cover a variety of subjects. The data was collected with the ProSpecTIR VNIR/SWIR hyperspectral sensors, which are typically used to collect spectral and spatial information for applications such as long-term ...

  • Water Sampling Update

    Summer field work has come to a close at the Newberry EGS Demonstration site, and with it we’ve completed the last round of water sampling and analysis. The EGS project was carefully designed to protect the local groundwater system, and our groundwater monitoring program helps us make sure we protect this valuable natural resource. Our water monitoring program was designed to document and ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

  • High quality groundwater sampling

    Representative Samples A project manager’s goal for groundwater sampling is to collect samples that are representative of actual in-situ conditions, and to maintain sample integrity by minimizing the changes in sample quality and chemistry during collection. Sampling has evolved from earlier techniques of bailing and high rate pumping, to techniques of minimal drawdown and low flow ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Fracking: leaking wells cause gas-contaminated groundwater

    Contamination of drinking water in areas close to several fracking sites in the Marcellus and Barnett Shales, USA, is caused by structural problems leading to wells leaking natural gas into aquifers, a new study suggests. The researchers measured trace amounts of chemicals, called noble gases, which formed signatures of the sources of gas contamination in over 130 samples. These findings suggest ...

  • High Polonium-210 Levels Found in Nevada Wells

    RENO, Nevada, August 6, 2007 (ENS) - Today, the U.S. Geological Survey is releasing to the public documents showing elevated levels of cancer-causing, radioactive polonium—210 in 17 wells in Lahontan Valley, near the town of Fallon, Nevada. The study covers a rural area centered around the town of Fallon. Most of the 25 wells included in the study provide water for human and/or ...

  • Scientists collect water near site of blown well

    Scientists from several universities are working to learn whether a gas well that blew wild last week off the Louisiana coast is polluting the Gulf of Mexico. Joseph Montoya, a biology professor with Georgia Tech, was performing tests aboard a vessel near the site of the 2010 BP oil spill when the Hercules 265 well blew Tuesday and caught fire. All 44 people on the rig were evacuated and not ...


    By Associated Press

  • Anadarko Announces Successful Appraisal Well Offshore Ghana

    Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) today announced the successful Enyenra-2A appraisal well offshore Ghana encountered more than 120 net feet of pay. The results of drilling, wireline logs, samples of reservoir fluids and pressure data, confirm the total net pay includes approximately 105 net feet of oil pay in high-quality sandstone reservoirs located in the upper and lower Enyenra ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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 ...

  • Gas Sampling Probes for Every Application

    Gas sampling specialists JCT presents a complete portfolio of gas sampling probes with a new set of technical brochures available on the company’s website. Beyond the wide range of gas sampling probes for typical gas analysis applications like continuous emission monitoring (CEMS) JCT is well known for its flexibility in building reliable solutions also for demanding applications like NOx ...


    By JCT Analysentechnik GmbH

  • Bladder pumps exceed sampling criteria

    A nuclear power facility in England has an extensive groundwater monitoring well network that requires regular sampling. Golder Associates, the project team who developed the network, wished to update their sampling equipment and protocols to improve efficiency, while maintaining accuracy and high safety standards. A set of objectives was defined to help determine the ideal solution: Minimize ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Bladder pumps exceed sampling criteria

    A nuclear power facility in England has an extensive groundwater monitoring well network that requires regular sampling. Golder Associates, the project team who developed the network, wished to update their sampling equipment and protocols to improve efficiency, while maintaining accuracy and high safety standards. Working with Waterra UK, Solinst Canada’s exclusive agent for that ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • EPA releases results of Pavillion, Wyo. water well testing

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the latest data from sampling conducted at Pavillion-area water wells yesterday at a public meeting at the Pavillion Recreation Center. Sample results indicate that the presence of petroleum hydrocarbons and other chemical compounds in groundwater represents a drinking water concern. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ ...

  • The ultimate water test kit The eXact® EZ Well Driller Kit

    The eXact® EZ Well Drillers Kit offers immediate lab quality water results at minimal cost without sending samples off to the lab. The kit includes the patented eXact® EZ advanced photometer and six test parameters (Free Chlorine, Total Chlorine, pH, Calcium Hardness, Total Iron and Manganese) that can be administered on-site without any technical training. It’s ideal for field screening new ...

  • 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 ...

  • EPA adds Corozal well Site in Corozal, Puerto Rico to the superfund list

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that it has added the Corozal Well site in Barrio Palos Blancos, Corozal, Puerto Rico to its Superfund National Priorities List of the country’s most hazardous waste sites. Sampling at the site, which is in a rural area near the municipalities of Corozal and Naranjito, found that the chemical tetrachloroethylene or PCE is ...

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