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  • Borehole geophysical logs are now available through USGS online map

    Digital borehole geophysical logs and related data files are now accessible through GeoLog Locator, a new web-based map view and retrieval tool developed by the U.S. Geological Survey. The tool releases more than 7000 digital borehole geophysical logs at more than 1700 locations to the public — many for the first time. Hydrogeologists, ...

  • Satellites help locate water in Niger

    Like most sub-Saharan African countries, Niger faces problems meeting its water needs. As part of ESA’s TIGER initiative, satellite data are being used to identify surface and underground water resources in the drought-prone country.Due to the rainfall variability in time and in space, during recent years the rain-fed agriculture struggles to meet the requirements of food security in the Sahel ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • ToxServices LLC Adds New Location

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2012/PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ToxServices LLC, a leader in toxicology and sustainability consulting services, announced the opening of its new office in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Dr. Margaret H. Whittaker, Managing Director of ...


    By ToxServices LLC.

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 5 Reasons to Test Your Well Water

    A lot of us know that we should test our water when we notice a problem with it. Three of the most common problems are when the water gives off a bad smell, is discolored or leaves behind stains. However do you realize that some problems you may be facing such as gastrointestinal upsets, dry skin, or even hardness may be a sign that there is something wrong with your water? Most dangerous ...

  • 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, ...

  • SWS Environmental Services adds Galveston, Texas location

    SWS Environmental Services (SWSES) has expanded its Texas operations to Galveston.  The newest location for SWSES was chosen for its maritime proximity on the Texas coast, providing for new services to the shipping, barge and petrochemical industries. The location comes complete with 200 feet of bulkhead for mooring - and access to an additional 6,800 feet - enabling ...


    By SWS Environmental Services

  • Ohio Proposes Database of Meth Laboratory Locations

    EMSL Analytical provides analytical services to test for meth laboratories to determine contaminated properties and to ensure cleanup efforts were successful. Westmont, NJ, May 26th, 2010 On May 19th the Ohio House approved legislation that would create a new publicly accessible database listing former meth laboratories in the state.  The ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • 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 ...

  • NGWA provides water well system professionals guidance on hydrogen sulfide

    The National Ground Water Association has developed an industry best suggested practice (BSP) for water well system professionals to use on how to deal with problematic concentrations of hydrogen sulfide in residential water well systems. Hydrogen sulfide is often responsible for the “rotten egg” odor sometimes present in well water. It is a nuisance for well owners due to its ...

  • 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 ...

  • Non Chemical water conditioners prevent hard water scaling and improve equipment operation at multiple locations in Barbados

    Hard water as is well known can cause many problems, the major one is scaling. Historically the only way of stopping scaling or removing it was environmentally damaging using either chemicals or water softeners. Now however Fluid Dynamics unique catalytic technology has scored major successes all over the world. Preventing and removing scaling in a totally environment friendly way. The latest ...

  • Business going well at EnviroChemie despite Russian crisis

    Gottlieb Hupfer, CEO of EnviroChemie, reports that the first three quarters of 2014 have gone very well for the EnviroChemie Group. Despite a downturn in transactions with Russia, which traditionally make up a large share of business, the level of incoming orders is well on target. Overall performance has improved compared to the prior year and the forecast for the whole year is set at ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • 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 ...

  • 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)

  • 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 ...


  • ASTM D7703 - 11 standard practice for electrical leak location on exposed geomembranes using the water lance system

    Geomembranes are used as barriers to prevent liquids from leaking from landfills, ponds, and other containments. For this purpose, it is desirable that the geomembrane have as little leakage as practical. The liquids may contain contaminants that if released can cause damage to the environment. Leaking liquids can erode the subgrade, causing further damage. ...


    By ASTM International

  • New water well hooked up in Bally; residents no longer need bottled water (PA)

    The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that a new drinking water well has been hooked up to the Bally Borough public water system, and that residents no longer have to rely on bottled drinking water. A contractor has been supplying about 1,000 residents with bottled water since 2003 because the Bally water system was contaminated with an industrial solvent, 1,4-dioxane, that ...

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