Groundwater Consulting News

  • Groundwater papers link methane in groundwater to natural sources

    A pair of papers in Groundwater®, NGWA's bimonthly technical publication, finds a high level of methane in water wells from two Texas counties is most likely from shallow natural gas deposits, not natural gas leaks caused by hydraulic fracturing operations in the underlying Barnett Shale.  The research builds on previous studies on well water quality in the Barnett Shale ...

  • Groundwater Awareness Week raises public awareness of important resource

    Hundreds of diverse organizations did their part to raise public awareness about groundwater during the 2017 edition of Groundwater Awareness Week which ended March 11. More than 200 news stories were printed, broadcast, or posted promoting groundwater awareness during the week.  Among them were groups that chose to be "Groundwater Advocates" by contacting the National Ground ...

  • Product Profile: Sediment Traps

    McLane sediment traps provide exceptional performance for biogeochemical studies including radionucleide, paleoproxy, and carbon cycle analysis. They are also beneficial for environmental and pollution monitoring.  Sediment Traps collect vertically settling particles into individual sample bottles which are sealed when not in collection ...

  • Groundwater professionals descend on Washington, D.C., this week

    Groundwater professionals are in Washington, D.C., this week to support the issues and policies critical to the protection, use, and management of groundwater.    With no better way to educate decision-makers than in person, the attendees of the NGWA Groundwater Fly-In will be in Capitol Hill offices making their congressional delegation aware of issues impacting all groundwater ...

  • Calculating recharge of groundwater more precisely

    An international team of researchers has demonstrated that key processes in models used for the global assessment of water resources for climate change are currently missing. This could mean climate change impact models are wrong in some parts of the world and cannot yet be used to guide water management. The study, published today [Tuesday 28 February] in the  ...


    By University of Bristol

  • MPs’ damning review of proposals to mitigate Heathrow environmental impacts

    The Government has so far failed to prove that Heathrow expansion can be delivered within environmental limits, a committee of MPs has concluded. In a highly critical report, the Environmental Audit Committee said that its earlier warnings had not resulted in the necessary ‘step change’ in approach ...


    By A.E.F. S.r.l.

  • Modeling the unequal benefits of U.S. environmental policy

    Original story at MIT News One of the two top air pollutants in the U.S., ground-level ozone is harmful not only to your health but also to your bank balance. Long-term exposure to high concentrations of ozone can lead to respiratory and lung disease such as asthma, conditions that drive up medical expenses ...

  • 1,4-Dioxane Bioremediation in Groundwater Update

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced in late 2016 that 1,4-dioxane was included on the list of the first 10 chemicals slated to receive safety reviews under Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform. Making the TSCA “Top 10” highlights concerns over 1,4-dioxane, a probable carcinogen commonly detected in groundwater due to its widespread use as a solvent and solvent ...


    By SIREM

  • Gregory J. Bell of Arizona earns Certified Groundwater Professional designation

    Gregory J. Bell, PE, of Phoenix, Arizona, has earned the National Ground Water Association’s Certified Groundwater Professional designation. With more than 30 years of experience in energy production, specializing in coalbed methane and unconventional natural gas development, Bell has had a career closely tied to groundwater resources. He is currently involved with the exploration and ...

  • R. Jeffrey Davis of Texas achieves Certified Groundwater Professional designation

    R. Jeffrey Davis, PE, with LBG-Guyton Associates in Houston, Texas, recently achieved the National Ground Water Association’s Certified Groundwater Professional designation. With more than 23 years of experience in groundwater consulting, including at the international level, Davis is distinguished for his work in groundwater modeling. He is also a skilled training provider on a variety of ...

  • International Urban Transport Pollution and Modelling Conference in Tianjin, 8 December 2016

    Hazardous smog is a very serious issue in China and currently a focus of great attention. CERC's Managing Director Dr. David Carruthers gave keynote presentations at the International Urban Transport Pollution and Modelling conference in Tianjin on the 8th December 2016. The conference was hosted by the Department of Environmental Science of Nankai University, with support from CERC China. During ...

  • FINEX 2016 Environmental and Social Standards, London

    WKC’s London-based Principal Consultant, Barry Roberts was involved in knowledge sharing in November 2016 with a prominent international provider of technology and infrastructure for the energy industry, who invited Mr Roberts to present an air quality training session to around 30 of its safety and environmental professionals at its headquarters ...


    By WKC Group

  • Environmental Connection 2017

    February 21 – 24, 2017 Cobb Galleria Centre Atlanta, GA Exhibit Hall Hours Thursday, February 23: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Friday, February 24: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Environmental Connection is IECA’s Annual Conference and the premier educational event for the erosion, sediment control and stormwater industry. Environmental Connection combines ...


    By HydroStraw, LLC

  • Kudos to Cave Spring for Award-Winning Excellence in Environmental Innovation

    Cave Spring Cellars, a recognized leader in sustainable winemaking operations, is the well-deserved recipient of a prestigious 2016 Premier’s Award for excellence in environmental innovation. Cave Spring received the honour for becoming Canada’s first winery – and the country’s first food and beverage processor – to install the BioGill ...


    By BLOOM

  • Visual Modflow Flex 4.0

    Waterloo Hydrogeologic announces a new version release of Visual MODFLOW Flex 4.0.  This new version of this most popular software provides the power to create accurate and impressive groundwater modeling visualizations, in less time and with greater flexibility. Get complete details about the new features, and see the list of great additions from the Classic version. Take advantage of ...


  • US: Groundwater atlas

    The US Geological Survey series of publications “The Groundwater Atlas of the United States” describes the, location, extent and geological and hydrological characteristics of the nation’s important aquifers and is available online and in various print formats and scales. These have been produced over recent years as described in a useful summary fact sheet. Find out ...


  • USGS Groundwater Model: New Tool for Communities in Northern and Central Arizona

    A new groundwater model of the interconnected aquifers in central and northern Arizona was released today by the U.S. Geological Survey, following a multi-year development effort that involved the Arizona Department of Water Resources and regional cooperators.  The computer model, known as the “Northern Arizona Regional Groundwater-Flow Model,” simulates how recharge from ...

  • Register now in TechTalk n°3: How to combine physical processes and geostatistics to build realistic geological models

    You are required to generate the geological static models that will be used as main input for flow simulations. But how to ensure the model accuracy and realism needed for optimizing local recovery? Then... Join us for our 30mn complimentary webinar: How to combine physical processes and geostatistics to build realistic geological models on  ...


    By Geovariances

  • Register now to see AMS Inc at the 2016 Groundwater Week

    AMS INC will be in booth #421 at the 2016 Groundwater Week, December 6-8 in Las Vegas where we will have all our exciting offerings, experts, and top executives on hand to answer your questions. Also stop by to be the to see our compact 9410 VTR for limited access areas, versatile 9520-VTRPowerProbe™ drill rig that can be used in most environmental and ...

  • Latest news from Geovariances mining consulting corner

    Late summer has been a busy period for our consultants who have been involved in various consulting or training projects all around the world. Prediction of plant performances for Votorantim in Brazil Christophe Bessin, Resource Evaluation Consultant at Geovariances, was involved in a joint project with our office in Brazil for Votorantim as a ...


    By Geovariances

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