Groundwater Drilling News

  • Numa Releases a New Generation of Patriot 60 and Patriot 65 Hammers

    Numa, the world’s leader in DTH hammers and bit technology, has released a new generation of Patriot™60 and Patriot 65 hammers. Based upon advanced engineering and driller input, both hammers provide increased reliability, enhanced performance, and faster penetration rates than previous versions. “The new generation of the Patriot 60 and Patriot 65 hammers was designed with ...


    By Numa

  • AMS Frozen Soil Powered Auger Kit - Hot Deal

    The AMS Frozen Soil Powered Auger Kit was designed to core through those dreaded frozen soil conditions. The Core Barrel Auger is equipped with carbide cutting teeth that are specifically designed to chew through tough frozen soil and pull relatively undisturbed cores inside the barrel. Take core samples down to a depth of 3ft. The extensions are connected with hex quick pins, so no more fussing ...

  • AMS Frozen Soil Powered Auger Kit - Hot Deal

    The AMS Frozen Soil Powered Auger Kit was designed to core through those dreaded frozen soil conditions. The Core Barrel Auger is equipped with carbide cutting teeth that are specifically designed to chew through tough frozen soil and pull relatively undisturbed cores inside the barrel. Take core samples down to a depth of 3ft. The extensions are connected with hex quick pins, so no more fussing ...

  • 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 ...

  • Obama administration bars new oil and gas drilling in Arctic Ocean

    The Obama administration blocked new exploration for oil and gas in the Arctic Ocean last week, seeking to prevent energy companies from accessing the ecologically fragile region before President-elect Donald Trump takes office next year. The new five-year leasing program, issued by the federal Department of Interior on Friday, prohibits drilling in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas, off the coast of ...

  • Alexander Chemical partners with local agencies for crisis drill

    Emergency responders recently partnered with Alexander Chemical Corporation, located in Kingsbury, IN for a crisis training event involving four agencies and La Porte Hospital.   A simulated active shooter scenario staged at Alexander’s manufacturing facility provided a training opportunity for the La Porte County Sheriff’s Department, EMS, Hazardous Material team, the Kingsbury ...


    By Carus Corporation

  • John W. Pitz of Illinois honored for contributions to advancing the groundwater industry

    Former National Ground Water Association President John W. Pitz, CPI, is among the first five to receive the Association’s new Fellow designation in recognition of outstanding credentials, professional accomplishments, and commitment to promoting the increased understanding of groundwater science and water well system technology. Pitz is president of N.L. Pitz Inc. in Batavia, Illinois. ...

  • Lithium Australia NL (ASX:LIT) – First Ever Quantitative Field Measurements of Lithium in Soils Using Handheld LIBS

    First Ever Quantitative Field Measurements of Lithium in Soils Using Handheld LIBS Lithium Australia NL (ASX:LIT) has announced the first use of handheld LIBS to directly measure lithium in geological samples at the Seabrook Rare Metals Venture in Western Australia. The project utilized the SciAps Z-500, a handheld LIBS device developed and manufactured by SciAps, Inc. (Woburn, MA). ...


    By SciAps, Inc.

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports American River Pipeline Conveyance Project Dedication

    Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), Conceived in 2011, the American River Pipeline Conveyance Project (Project) is an example of regional partners coming together to solve water supply reliability issues at a local level.  The Project was developed to provide a replacement water supply for Golden State Water Company’s (Golden State Water) ...


    By Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports American River Pipeline Conveyance Project Dedication

    Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), Conceived in 2011, the American River Pipeline Conveyance Project (Project) is an example of regional partners coming together to solve water supply reliability issues at a local level.  The Project was developed to provide a replacement water supply for Golden State Water Company’s (Golden State Water) ...


    By Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.

  • Arthur E. Becker honored for outstanding service to the groundwater industry

    Arthur E. Becker, MGWC, CPG, owner of Drilling and Safety Consultants LLC in Manahawkin, New Jersey, has received the National Ground Water Association’s 2016 Standard Bearer Award for outstanding volunteer involvement in the legislative process and its new Fellow designation given as recognition for outstanding credentials, professional accomplishments, and commitment to promoting the ...

  • Chuck Mills, president of Mills Machine Co. Inc., receives NGWA’s manufacturer award

    Chuck Mills, president of Mills Machine Co. Inc. in Shawnee, Oklahoma, is the 2016 recipient of the National Ground Water Association’s Manufacturers Division Special Recognition Award, honoring an individual’s accomplishments in the groundwater manufacturing industry including improvements, education, and patents and technology. “Chuck has been instrumental in ...

  • AMS Compacted Soil Sampling Kit

    Save time and energy in soil conditions where soil probes & slide hammers just won’t get the job done! The AMS Compacted Soil Sampler works great for obtaining “composite” soil samples in hard compacted and frozen soils. The 1-1/16” x 21” Flighted Auger with carbide bit may be connected to any ½” chuck drill. The entire unit assembles/disassembles in ...

  • Baker Hughes introduces new drill bits to drill faster and farther

    Baker Hughes announced today the commercial release of its line of Kymera™ XTreme (XT) hybrid drill bits, designed to help oil and gas operators lower their well construction costs through faster and more durable ...


    By Baker Hughes

  • 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)

  • Transformational analytics projects need experienced crews

    Many successful companies, large and small, are running data analytics projects and initiatives. These projects can and do deliver huge impacts to the bottom line. But they also have a bad habit of taking so long that corporate backers lose interest or move on to new projects. If analytics projects are to succeed – and teams secure funding to keep doing them – they need to deliver on ...

  • Call for abstracts for NGWA Conference on Hydrogeophysics and Deep Groundwater

    The call for abstracts is now open for the NGWA Conference on Hydrogeophysics and Deep Groundwater that is taking place in March 2017. Abstracts are being sought for the NGWA Conference on Hydrogeophysics and Deep Groundwater in the following two tracks and are due October 31, 2016. Track 1 — Applications of Hydrogeophysics to Groundwater Characterization, ...

  • Reduced drilling activity hits Layne’s water numbers

    Layne Christensen posted a 7% decline in its second-quarter water revenues earlier this week, after a slowdown in market activity hampered its efforts to refocus on water drilling activities. Profitability was hit much harder, however: Layne’s water resources division posted adjusted EBITDA of $1.8 million (down 75.7% from Q2 last year) on revenues of $56.5 million. In addition to energy ...

  • AOGR: PIT Airport Project Optimizes Horizontal Drilling Results

    More than 240 flights carrying some 22,000 passengers move through the runways and concourses of the Pittsburgh International Airport every day. But below the PIT complex are the prolific Marcellus and Upper Devonian shales, and potentially, the deep dry Utica shales that underlie western Pennsylvania. In 2013, CONSOL Energy entered a partnership with the Allegheny County Airport Authority (ACAA) ...


    By Baker Hughes

  • Rock-solid carbon storage hopes rise

    Geologists have resolved one great problem about the capture of carbon dioxide from coal-fired or gas-fired power stations and its sequestration deep in the Earth, with what appears to be the prospect of rock-solid carbon storage. Once there in the right rock formations, there’s no reason why it should escape. That ...


    By Climate News Network

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