Groundwater Pumping News

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Report: Groundwater pumping in California has land sinking

    Vast areas of California's Central Valley are sinking faster than in the past as massive amounts of groundwater are pumped during the historic drought, state officials said, citing new research by NASA scientists. They said Wednesday that the data show the ground is sinking nearly two inches each month in some places, putting roads, bridges ...


    By Associated Press

  • Indonesia and the Netherlands launch large coastal safety initiative in Java

    The Indonesian and Dutch government today launch a comprehensive five-year multi million public-private partnership initiative for enhancing coastal safety at the North Coast of Java. It aims to build stable coastlines with reduced erosion risk through a unique integration of mangrove restoration, small scale hard-engineering and sustainable land use. The initiative is financed by the ...


    By Wetlands International

  • USGS’s Paul Barlow and Stanley Leake receive NGWA Award for Excellence in Science & Engineering

    Dr. Paul Barlow of the U.S. Geological Survey in Northborough, Massachusetts, and Stanley Leake of the USGS in Tucson, Arizona, have received the John Hem Award for Excellence in Science & Engineering from the National Ground Water Association. The John Hem Award honors significant scientific or engineering contributions to the understanding of groundwater. The award will be presented in ...

  • Commercialising genes `may help conserve Mexican oasis`

    Commercialising natural resources found in a protected region in Mexico could test the Nagoya treaty on biodiversity while helping to protect a unique gene pool. The springs and pools of the Cuatro Ciénegas region host organisms similar to some of the earliest life on Earth –– parts of ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Groundwater threat to rivers worse than suspected

    In an address to the Groundwater 2010 Conference in Canberra, CSIRO Water for a Healthy Country Flagship scientist, Dr David Rassam, said land-use practices that reduce groundwater recharge into rivers and streams could significantly reduce low flows in nearby rivers and streams. “Many rivers are highly dependent on ‘base-flow’ from groundwater to keep running through dry times ...

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