Deep Wells News

  • Happy 10th Birthday James Cook

    In August 2006 the Royal Research Ship (RRS) James Cook was delivered to the National Oceanography Centre ready to carry scientists and equipment to some of Earth's most challenging environments, from tropical oceans to the edge of the ice sheets. James Cook plays a significant role in delivering ...

  • This World Water Day atg UV Technology are proud to be able to support Myra’s Wells

    With our passion and expertise in water treatment, the atg UV Team are continually looking for ways to support water projects and disadvantaged communities across the globe. This World Water Day, atg UV Technology are proud to be able to support Myra’s Wells and their water projects in Burkino Faso, West Africa. Burkina is the World’s 4th poorest country. Outside of the ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • Colfax Fluid Handling exhibiting complete line of wastewater solutions at IFAT trade show

    Colfax Fluid Handling, a unit of Colfax Corporation (NYSE: CFX), will exhibit its complete line of Allweiler pumps for sewage plants at the IFAT show in Munich (Hall A6, Booth 139/238). This includes everything from macerators and peristaltic pumps to progressive cavity pumps, centrifugal pumps, and propeller pumps in a wide range of sizes. Allweiler's redesigned Alldur stator and the ...


    By Colfax Corporation

  • Bredel hose pumps tackle toughest jobs for Siltbuster

    Siltbuster Ltd, a nationwide specialist in the supply of water treatment solutions for the construction, municipal and industrial sectors, reports that a number of recent tough applications have seen its preferred Bredel hose pumps tested to the full. Pumping kieselguhr and transferring crude oil are among the extreme tasks that ...

  • Bredel hose pumps tackle toughest jobs for Siltbuster

    Siltbuster Ltd, a nationwide specialist in the supply of water treatment solutions for the construction, municipal and industrial sectors, reports that a number of recent tough applications have seen its preferred Bredel hose pumps tested to the full. Pumping kieselguhr and transferring crude oil are among the extreme tasks that Siltbuster ...

  • Deep Groundwater & Dissolved Gas Sampling with Double Valve Pumps

    Sampling groundwater from deep wells is a challenge on its own, but add to that the need for accurate dissolved gas analysis, and the task gets that much harder. Low Flow, Deep Groundwater Sampling HydroTerra, a leading Australian company, and exclusive distributor of Solinst products, provides environmental monitoring solutions. ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Far below South Dakota, a cave holds pure, promising water

    Hundreds of feet beneath the Black Hills, a team of scientists and researchers snake through dark, narrow and silent corridors of ancient rock to reach their goal: what is thought to be some of the purest water on Earth. The crew of National Park Service scientists that's anchored by microbiologist Hazel Barton travels sporadically to the lowest reaches of South Dakota's Wind Cave National Park ...


    By Associated Press

  • Oklahoma geology group links earthquakes to oil waste wells

    The Oklahoma Geological Survey said Tuesday it is "very likely" that most of the state's recent earthquakes were triggered by the subsurface injection of wastewater from oil and natural gas drilling operations. Geologists have been studying the cause of hundreds of earthquakes that have shaken the homes and the nerves of residents in central and north-central Oklahoma, where the pace of oil and ...


    By Associated Press

  • Water management planning approach deals with deep uncertainties

    More adaptive approaches to planning could help policymakers deal with deep uncertainties about the future of our planet. Researchers have developed a method for adaptive planning which they suggest could protect against failure when future predictions turn out to be inaccurate. They illustrate their approach using the case of water management in the Rhine Delta region of the Netherlands. It is ...

  • Japan`s nuclear cleanup stymied by water woes

    More than three years into Japan's massive cleanup of the tsunami-damaged nuclear plant, only a tiny fraction of the workers are focused on the key tasks of dismantling the broken reactors and removing radioactive fuel rods. Instead, nearly all the workers are devoted to a single, enormously distracting problem: coping with the vast amount of water that becomes contaminated after it is pumped ...


    By Associated Press

  • Department of Energy Recognizes Cummins for Deep Energy Retrofit at Jamestown Engine Plant

    As a part of the Administration’s effort to increase energy efficiency nationwide through the Better Buildings, Better Plants Challenge, the Energy Department today recognized Cummins Inc., for demonstrating leadership in reducing energy use and costs at its Jamestown Engine Plant in Jamestown, New York. Through the Better Plants Challenge, Cummins committed to a 25 percent reduction in ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Statement by UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner at the High-level Stock-taking event on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

    As we move forward towards the September 2015 summit and the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda, the United Nations system in its entirety will need to rise to the challenge of balancing on one hand our responsibility to articulate a commensurate sustainable development agenda of the 21st century while recognizing that in its implementation we will always face many challenges. His ...

  • NGWREF awards $40,000 to developing nations’ projects

    Four projects in Haiti, Malawi, the Philippines, and Uganda will receive a total of $40,000 for the purpose of helping populations have safe drinking water, the National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation announced today. The NGWREF Developing Nations Fund provides small assistance grants to benefit the quality of life for people in developing economies ...

  • 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

  • States Confront Worries About Fracking, Quakes

    Earthquakes used to be almost unheard of on the vast stretches of prairie that unfold across Texas, Kansas and Oklahoma. But in recent years, temblors have become commonplace. Oklahoma recorded nearly 150 of them between January and the start of May. Most were too weak to cause serious damage or endanger lives. Yet they've rattled nerves and raised suspicions that the shaking might be ...


    By Associated Press

  • Together we can save our seas

    Distinguished Panel, Ministers, Members of the European Parliament, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure to be here this morning, and to have the opportunity to discuss the future of Europe’s seas with you. This is in fact, the first time that so many actors in marine environment protection in the European Union are gathered together. I would like to thank the Greek ...

  • Sound Refining, Inc. - a ROTAN Pump Success Story

    Plant Superintendent, Tom Beck is responsible for maintaining incoming and outgoing product schedules. Tom tells us, “When unloading railcars, time is the factor that most influences cost. Having a heated railcar sitting and cooling while repairs are being made is not cost effective”. Within Sound Refining, the larger, bulk handling DESMI / ROTAN® pumps are proven among a list of ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) Industry Deep Research Report At ResearchMoz

    Researchmoz presents this most up-to-date research on" Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) Industry - Global Market Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Planned Projects to 2016".The report focuses primarily on quantitative marketmetrics in order to characterize the growth and evolution of the Remote Patient Monitoring Market. View TOC And Full Report At : ...


  • Distant quakes can affect oil, gas fields

    The powerful earthquake that rocked Japan in 2011 set off tremors around a West Texas oil field, according to new research that suggests oil and gas drilling operations may make fault zones sensitive to shock waves from distant big quakes. It's long been known that large quakes can trigger minor jolts thousands of miles from the epicenter. Volcanically active spots like Yellowstone National Park ...


    By Associated Press

  • Improperly abandoned wells can present danger to animals, people

    The dramatic rescue of a horse named Buddy from a large-diameter dug well in California underscores the importance of properly securing or decommissioning dug wells because of the danger they present to animals and humans, the National Ground Water Association said today. ...

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