Soil & Groundwater Articles

  • Moderator shares how upcoming conference will foster development of new technologies in fractured rock

    Ken Goldstein, CGWP, will moderate a session titled “High-Resolution Characterization in Fractured Rock” at the upcoming 2017 NGWA Conference on Fractured Rock and Groundwater, October 2-3 in Burlington, Vermont. Goldstein is senior vice president, water and environmental systems at Louis Berger. He recently ...

  • Water and environment in mass media

    We kindly invite you to take a stroll around the contents of Spanish general-interest media. How many themes related to environment did you see? And, from among them, how many were good news? Usually, except natural catastrophes, we can’t find so many news in the press related to the water and the environment on other season. Droughts and restrictions, eternal transfers in the Mediterranean ...


    By Toro Equipment S.L.

  • Questions You Should Be Asking Before Renting A Wastewater Tank

    When businesses are in need of a wastewater tank or frac tank, many often purchase their own. However, a wastewater tank can collect dust if it’s going unused between company projects. As a result, the purchasing of a wastewater tank may very well feel like a waste of money. Often times it is. Instead of purchasing a wastewater tank, or another kind of tank, such as bolted steel tanks or an ...


    By ModuTank Inc.

  • Flow Measurement in the Cold

    Measuring flow can be a very delicate process depending on the needs of your operation. For instance, measuring flow in cold weather locations is an extremely difficult task. When outdoor temperatures are near or below freezing, it makes it nearly impossible to measure flow as you would in normal circumstances, meaning you must find alternative solutions so that your operation continues to have ...


    By TRACOM Inc.

  • Addressing employment issues featured in September’s Water Well Journal

    An article in the Water Well Journal® September 2017 issue focuses on acclimating a new wave of drillers to your company. In “Preparing the Next Generation,” freelance writer Jennifer Strawn goes over to how attract millennials to your business — and more importantly — how to retain them. ...

  • Tiffin, Ohio - SedVac Sediment Removal System installations applications - Case Study

    Application The Aqua America plant in Tiffin sought a cost-effective, automatic solids removal solution that would eliminate the tedious, time-consuming process of taking the tanks down for maintenance. SedVac enabled Aqua America to cut down on sludge removal frequency, delivering cost savings and reliability despite fluctuations in influent water quality. ...


    By Brentwood Industries, Inc.

  • Okatie, South Carolina - SedVac Sediment Removal System installations applications - Case Study

    Application The Beaufort-Jasper Water & Sewer Authority required a sludge removal system with a low profile for easy integration below tube settlers. SedVac was chosen based on its ability to be incorporated into the existing basin with minimal infrastructure changes and its successful pilot at the facility – it removed twice as much sludge in half the time and wasted 50% less ...


    By Brentwood Industries, Inc.

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

    The owners of private household water wells in areas affected by Hurricane Harvey 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 Stay away from the well pump while it’s ...

  • Global’s divers bring skill, expertise and value to every project

    In the last few years, numerous news and trade publications have reported an increasing deficit of skilled laborers in the US. Like other trades, commercial diving relies on a highly trained and skilled labor force. You might expect Global to be experiencing a similar labor shortage and a lack of younger divers entering the trade, but fortunately that’s not the case, said Dan Pierson, ...

  • Innovation and efficiency at the forefront of long-standing partnership

    Wiltshire-based Malaby Biogas operates one of the few independent anaerobic digestion (AD) plants in the UK, specialising in the diversion of food waste from landfill. Its Bore Hill Farm Biodigester provides a combined waste disposal and energy generation solution in one safe, clean and highly-efficient process and the facility has gained a wide-ranging ...


    By Geotech

  • Cut-Off Wall - Abandoned Mine Tailings Pond - Case Study

    Problem At an abandoned mine in the Yukon Territory, mining for both Gold and Zinc took place until the mid 1950's, with the processing of the ore taking place on the banks of an adjacent lake. Processing methods resulted in the creation of a large mine tailings pond that had high concentrations of iron, arsenic, zinc and lead. Spring runoff and summer rainfall then infiltrated through ...


    By C3 Environmental Limited

  • In-Situ Treatment - Funnel & Gate System - Case Study

    Problem An asphalt testing facility, in operation for many years, closed in the early 1990s. A subsequent environmental assessment revealed that an underground storage tank, used to hold common cleaning/degreasing solvent for use during testing, had developed a leak and had to be abandoned. The storage tank and soil in the immediate vicinity was removed as the first step to remediate ...


    By C3 Environmental Limited

  • Curtailing Contamination Hydrocarbon Engineering July 2017

    During planned shutdowns, the equipment in refineries and petrochemical plants has to be checked. The downtime can require several weeks when tanks, vessels, distillation columns, and pipes have to be drained and cleaned for i   maintenance or repair. Shutdowns are labour-intensive and require accurate scheduling and organisation between all projects, as often hundreds of workers are ...


    By Kurita

  • Application note issue #5 - Cement Analysis August 2017

    Cement analysis using FP program (Fundamental Parameters) Cement is a blend of several minerals. It is critical to control the elemental composition and properties such as strength, setting, time and color. ED-XRF is being used to analyze the raw components, raw meal, clinker, and the final cement product (Na, Mg, Al, ...


    By Xenemetrix Ltd.

  • Thurston County comments on Greyline Area-Velocity Flowmeters - Case Study

    We have been using Greyline products at Thurston County, Washington for approximately seven years. We use both the Stingray portable flow meters and the permanent Area Velocity Flow Meter (AVFM II) in multiple stormwater applications. We have used these meters to measure stormwater flows to help our design engineers develop flow capacity for stormwater projects. We have deployed the Stingrays at ...


    By Greyline Instruments Inc.

  • Which technologies have enhanced application of domestic water reuse and how?

    Water related issues are getting challenging day by day. Threats of water pollution and scarcity have become quite threatening. On the other hand, global usage of water has significantly increased. On this context, ideas like domestic water reuse have become essential. Key technologies and processes: Good news is that technologies for domestic water reuse have advanced in a ...

  • Application of advanced Respirometry in the Nitrification assessment for different levels of Temperature, pH and Oxygen

    Abstract Environmental factors control the rate of nitrification. For a determined substrate concentration, the most significant environmental factors are temperature, pH and oxygen availability. The well known critical influence of those factors on the nitrification are here analyzed by making use of a specific software and advanced respirometry based on a dynamic LFS system, ...


    By SURCIS, S.L.

  • Pumps for Free to Lighthouse Shipholding AS - Case Study

    Norway-based Lighthouse Shipholding AS chose to install OptiSave systems under the Pumps for Free payment model. Pumps For Free can be used for newbuilding or retrofit applications. Together with DESMI, the shipowner determines where an onboard energy saving can be made. The estimated saving is calculated by comparing the energy load of a vessel’s existing ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Kato-Katz analysis technique for Soil-Transmitted Helminthiasis (STH)

    In last October’s newsletter, Sterlitech announced the availability of kits for performing the Kato-Katz  analysis technique for Soil-Transmitted Helminthiasis (STH) in field-based applications, signifying the first time that these kits were available from a source in the United States. ...


    By Sterlitech Corporation

  • Application of advanced Respirometry in the Nitrification assessment for different levels of Temperature, pH and Oxygen

    For a determined substrate concentration, the most significant environmental factors are temperature, pH and oxygen availability. The well known critical influence of those factors on the nitrification are here analyzed by making use of a specific software and advanced respirometry based on a dynamic LFS system, where the test conditions can be set in the corresponding test-settings board and ...


    By SURCIS, S.L.

Need help finding the right suppliers? Try XPRT Sourcing. Let the XPRTs do the work for you