well sampling News

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 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’ ...

  • 10,000 times fewer errors in sample barcoding

    The Brady Corporation, market leaders in labelling solutions, claim that sample barcoding is 10,000 times less error-prone than conventional keyboard entry of sample data. They are confident that automating sample identification by using barcodes will show immediate benefits in costs, time and labour as well as far fewer errors. Barcodes, indispensable in high volume applications like High ...


    By Brady Corporation

  • Talk at BOHS - Gilian Air Sampling Pumps

     BOHS - British Occupational Hygiene Society Exhibition   This year Shawcity will be exhibiting at BOHS – The British occupational Hygiene Society Exhibition on stand 5 on 5th-7th April.   On show will be our range of monitoring instrumentation, including the new ToxiRAE Pro and PhoCheck Tiger. ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • New high performance sample gas cooler

    Bühler Technologies, a leading manufacturer of high quality accessories and systems for the gas analysis, is introducing the PKE 52, a new series of high performance peltier coolers. Depending on the selected heat exchanger, the gas flow can go as high as 500l/h per single stream, or up to 2x 250 l/h per dual stream even under harsh ambient conditions. Analogue to the well known PKE 5 ...


    By Bühler Technologies GmbH

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