Groundwater Pumping News

  • QED launches award-winning Snap Sampler range to global distributor network

    Leading international manufacturer of environmental monitoring equipment, QED Environmental Systems, has recently announced the launch of its award-winning Snap Sampler passive groundwater sampling system to its global distributor network. ...

  • Against Wet Feet in the Field – IDS Sensors With Wireless Modules

    Available from July 2018 the wireless sensors will bring real benefit in outdoor measurements with a new waterproof bonding. A typical application is groundwater pumping testing. The new modules will be labeled with an IP 66 rating (hose-proof). A classical pumping test includes the measurement of pH, conductivity and dissolved oxygen, sometimes also ORP. For this purpose the groundwater will be ...


    By WTW - a xylem brand

  • Against wet feet in the field – IDS sensors with wireless modules

    Available from July 2018 the wireless sensors will bring real benefit in outdoor measurements with a new waterproof bonding. A typical application is groundwater pumping testing. The new modules will be labeled with an IP 66 rating (hose-proof). A classical pumping test includes the measurement of pH, conductivity and dissolved oxygen, sometimes also ORP. For this purpose the groundwater will be ...


    By WTW - a xylem brand

  • Griffin Dewatering Expands Capacity with Foothill Dewatering Acquisition

    February 21, 2018: Griffin Dewatering announced today the acquisition of groundwater control firm Foothill Engineering and Dewatering and Foothill Drilling (Foothill) of Riverside, California. “Foothill has a 30-plus year reputation of meeting the dewatering needs of clients throughout California and the western United States.  The combination of Griffin and Foothill will bring ...

  • Active Mountaintop Gas Station Remediation Site

    The geology of the area is fractured bedrock and the gasoline and MTBE contamination traveled through the fractures and impacted several nearby drinking wells. The consultant conducted a multiple day test at the site. MAE2 used this data to design a system that would prevent the contamination from moving off site and eliminate the source area. This meant the system would need to operate a large ...

  • California forms groundwater sustainability agencies

    California has completed the first major step under its Sustainable Groundwater Management Act or SGMA (pronounced “sigma”) with the formation of local governing agencies, known as groundwater sustainability agencies or GSAs. SGMA, a three-bill package signed into law in September 2014, focuses on groundwater basins designated as medium- or high-priority by the California Department ...

  • New Map Shows How Groundwater Pumping Could Affect the Malad River

    A new report illustrates how groundwater pumping can affect the amount of water available in streams within the Malad-Lower Bear River Area in Utah. The product was developed by the U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the Utah Department of Natural Resources, Division of Water Rights. “The information from this study will be used to aid the state engineer in making ...

  • 11 percent of disappearing groundwater used to grow internationally traded food

    Wheat, rice, sugar, cotton and maize are among the essential internationally traded crops in the global economy. To produce these crops many countries rely on irrigated agriculture that accounts for about 70 percent of global freshwater withdrawals, according to the United Nations Water program. One freshwater source is underground aquifers, some of which replenish so slowly that they are ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • 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 ...

  • Leroy Goodson of Texas receives NGWA Special Recognition Award

    Leroy Goodson, former executive secretary of the Texas Ground Water Association and general manager of the Texas Water Conservation Association, both headquartered in Austin, is the 2016 recipient of the National Ground Water Association’s Special Recognition Award. This award is presented to an individual or organization demonstrating dedication, service, and commitment to the groundwater ...

  • 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.

  • Study Assesses Threats to Groundwater Availability and Sustainability in Northern Atlantic Coastal Plain

    Scientists Look at Issue from Long Island to North Carolina Threats to groundwater availability and sustainability in the Northern Atlantic Coastal Plain are dependent to a large degree by the type of aquifers used for water supply, according to a new regional assessment by the U.S. Geological Survey. The water challenges ...

  • NGWA Distinguished Partner Award recipients for 2016 announced

    The National Ground Water Association Awards Committee has confirmed the 2016 NGWA Distinguished Partner Award recipients. The NGWA Distinguished Partner Award was established to recognize manufacturer and supplier division members for their service on volunteer committees and boards, involvement in government affairs initiatives, investment in the journals and trade shows, and other significant ...

  • Pentair and Water Sector Groups Collaborate to Advance Sustainable Water Reuse in Agriculture

    The WateReuse Association, Water Environment & Reuse Foundation, and Pentair, a global leader in creating sustainable water solutions, have come together to help advance the development of sustainable agricultural practices by highlighting innovative farming approaches using water reuse technologies in a new video released in conjunction with the 20th Annual WateReuse Research Conference in ...


    By WateReuse

  • Flow-Through measurement in the field – easy and convenient!

    This is a perfect solution for everyone who has to make flow through measurements in the field, e.g. for groundwater pumping tests: The field proven flow through vessel D 3Sen. It includes three places for any conventional or digital pH, ORP, conductivity or D.O. sensor. It stands securely on a tripod or is suitable for pole mounting. The hose connectors fit to standard hoses with inner diameter ...


    By WTW - a xylem brand

  • Flow-Through Measurement in the Field – Easy and Convenient!

    This is a perfect solution for everyone who has to make flow through measurements in the field, e.g. for groundwater pumping tests: The field proven flow through vessel D 3Sen. It includes three places for any conventional or digital pH, ORP, conductivity or D.O. sensor. It stands securely on a tripod or is suitable for pole mounting. The hose connectors fit to standard hoses with inner diameter ...


    By WTW - a xylem brand

  • Study: Rising Seas Slowed by Increasing Water on Land

    New measurements from a NASA satellite have allowed researchers to identify and quantify, for the first time, how climate-driven increases of liquid water storage on land have affected the rate of sea level rise. A new study by scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, and the University of California, Irvine, shows that while ice sheets and glaciers ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • California farmers reap record sales in record drought

    A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. California's 76,400 farms recorded $53.5 billion in sales in 2014, the year Gov. Jerry Brown declared the state in a drought emergency and launched what in 2015 became mandatory conservation ...


    By Associated Press

  • Fear at the tap: Uranium contaminates water in the West

    In a trailer park tucked among irrigated orchards that help make California's San Joaquin Valley the richest farm region in the world, 16-year-old Giselle Alvarez, one of the few English-speakers in the community of farmworkers, puzzles over the notices posted on front doors: There's a danger in their drinking water. Uranium, the notices warn, tests at a level considered unsafe by federal and ...


    By Associated Press

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