Groundwater Modeling News

  • Students receive groundwater industry awards for posters, presentations

    The National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation gave $1,000 in Farvolden Awards to each of four students for paper or poster presentations made at the 2015 NGWA Groundwater Summit that took place March 16-18 in San Antonio, Texas. For the third time, Stephanie S. Wong of Baylor University, Waco, Texas, won a Farvolden Award, having also been a recipient in 2010 and 2011. This year ...

  • Innovyze InfoWater Wins 2015 Esri Award for ArcGIS/Desktop Based Application

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the Company was named winner of the ArcGIS for Desktop Based Application category at the 2015 Esri Partner Conference Awards. The prestigious award was presented on March 8 by Esri President Jack Dangermond during the conference. The Esri Partner Conference Awards are ...


    By Innovyze

  • Material Flow Cost Accounting (MFCA) using new Umberto NXT software

    ifu Hamburg GmbH will be presenting at Hannover Messe 2015 the new software Umberto NXT with features for performing Material Flow Cost Accounting (MFCA) according to ISO 14051. Calculating the total costs for material losses in production systems with Umberto NXT is now possible. Material Flow Cost Accounting (MFCA) is an instrument to identify and calculate the real cost of waste and ...


    By ifu Hamburg GmbH

  • The environmental side benefits to climate change mitigation

    Effective greenhouse gas mitigation measures to stabilize global temperature change would also have important environmental benefits such as reduced air pollutant emissions, a recent research predicts. The research study investigated the potential for air pollutants to be reduced as a result of taking action to keep the global temperature rise below the 2°C target. A variety of ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • UNEP Invites Nominations for Top Environmental Award

    The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is inviting nominations for the 2015 Champions of the Earth-the United Nations flagship environment award, which recognizes outstanding environmental visionaries and leaders and seeks to build momentum for the transition to a sustainable future. Since its establishment in 2005, the prize has honored individuals and organizations at the ...

  • Innovyze Releases SWMMLive Generation V5.5, Powering Real-Time Stormwater, Wastewater and Watershed Modeling

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the worldwide release of the V5.5 Generation of its SWMMLive for real-time operational forecasting, modeling and management of urban drainage systems. The latest release features significant ...


    By Innovyze

  • Pacific island ecosystem to be captured in online model

    The entire ecosystem of Mo’orea, a volcanic island in French Polynesia, will be captured in a computer model that seeks to understand how climate change and human activities affect the local ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Romanian Mapping Agency’s New Geoportal Drives Collaboration

    The Romanian government’s Topographic Military Directorate (DTM) recently implemented a portal for geospatial data based on Esri technology. The DTM Geoportal is compliant with the established standards of Romania’s spatial data infrastructure (SDI) and joins the country’s other geospatial data portals including the Infrastructure for Spatial Information in Europe (INSPIRE) ...


    By Esri

  • BE160 pumpset for high ambient temperatures and harsh environmental conditions

    Since the early 1980s, BBA Pumps has been building the B-series range of self priming centrifugal pumps for a variety of applications. Available in sizes from 1ʺ up to 12ʺ these pumps are particularly popular for applications where low-tech solutions are required or preferred and trouble-free running at a budget price is crucial. ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • TerraTherm partner, Krüger A/S, awarded thermal remediation contract in Switzerland

    As mentioned in the last issue of TerraTherm's Think Thermal newsletter, Krüger has just been awarded a new thermal remediation contract in Switzerland. This is a combined Steam and ISTD site similar to the "Knullen" site we previously executed in Denmark. Design and heat modeling is completed in close cooperation with TerraTherm, Inc. While we are in the process of designing this new ...


    By TerraTherm, Inc.

  • Choose now your training in environmental geostatistics for 2015

    It's time to choose your geostatistics training program for 2015. You wish you could master geostatistics key concepts for a reliable modeling of a contamination, an aquifer or a soil property?   Then discover from now Geovariances 2015 training offer dedicated to geostatistical methodologies or software use.  Various one-day seminars are also proposed to ...


    By Geovariances

  • EPA Awards South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium a $78,564 Environmental Education Model Grant

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded the South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium (SCSGC) with a $78,564 environmental education model grant for their Sowing the Seeds of Estuary Health: Exploring Tidal Creek-Salt Marsh Ecosystems while Raising Awareness project proposal. The proposal intends to increase the stewardship of tidal creek-salt marsh habitats, thereby protecting coastal waters ...

  • EPA Awards Alabama Clean Water Partnership an $171,436 Environmental Education Model Grant

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded the Alabama Clean Water Partnership with an $171,436 environmental education model grant for their Eco-Action-Waters to the Sea project proposal. The proposal intends to use computer kiosks featuring highly interactive modules to introduce a watershed –based perspective that connects upstream land uses with their impacts on downstream and ...

  • Baltic Sea faces a tough future

    The Baltic Sea is likely to be warmer, lower in oxygen and more acidic in the future, warn Swedish scientists in a recent study. Current strategies for managing the Sea will need to change if they are to meet marine protection objectives. Serious environmental problems are already clear in the Baltic Sea: pollution, overfishing and eutrophication are some well-known issues. According to the ...

  • James Rumbaugh of Environmental Simulations Inc. wins NGWA’s Technology Award

    James Rumbaugh, president of Environmental Simulations Inc. in Reinholds, Pennsylvania, has received the National Ground Water Association’s 2014 Technology Award. Recognizing Rumbaugh’s role in the development of groundwater modeling software, the award will be presented in December at the 2014 NGWA Groundwater Expo and Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada. Rumbaugh, a hydrogeologist ...

  • Rockland, Maine Organization Selected for EPA Environmental Education Grant

    A Rockland, Maine organization was awarded a $100,000 environmental education grant by the US Environmental Protection Agency for a program that creates local energy teams to educate the community about climate change and other environmental issues. The Island Institute at 386 Main St. in Rockland was one of 37 organizations in New England to apply for funding, and one of only two in New England ...

  • Providence Group Awarded an EPA Environmental Education Grant

    A Providence, R.I. organization was awarded a $150,000 environmental education grant by EPA for an environmental education program aimed at low-income teenagers. The Environmental Justice League of Rhode Island was one of 37 organizations in New England to apply for funding, and one of only two in New England to receive part of the $2.8 awarded nationally. “Citizens who understand the ...

  • Esri Brings Analytics to Urban Modeling for Smarter City Planning

    Esri brings together the power of GIS analytics and the beauty of 3D urban modeling in its latest release of CityEngine. Now urban designers and architects can create 3D models with CityEngine and export parts of the model into Esri ArcGIS software for spatial analysis. This provides urban planners, designers, and citizens easy to ...


    By Esri

  • Take Climate Action during State Fair of Texas; Is your environmental footprint bigger than Big Tex?

    Environmental responsibility is everyone’s responsibility. During this year’s Texas State Fair in Dallas you can be an environmental partner making good choices for the environment. Here are a few tips from EPA to take action and reduce carbon pollution. Turn off electronics U.S. households spend $100 per year to power devices not in use. As you head off to the State Fair ...

  • Arizonan Steven Maslansky receives NGWA’s Life Member Award

    Steven P. Maslansky, PG, CPG, of Maslansky GeoEnvironmental in Prescott, Arizona, has received a Life Member Award from the National Ground Water Association for his special service in the furtherance of the groundwater industry. The award will be presented in December at the 2014 NGWA Groundwater Expo and Annual Meeting in Las Vegas. Maslansky has been a pioneer in the area of health and safety ...

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