Groundwater Resources Articles

  • Chlorinated VOC Groundwater & Soil Remediation - Case Study

    Client: Heitman Capital Management Completion Date: 2003-present Location: Dallas Summary Burns & McDonnell was retained to perform soil and groundwater remediation of chlorinated volatile organic compounds (VOCs) such as perchloroethylene and trichloroethylene (PCE and TCE) at a warehouse facility in ...


    By Burns & McDonnell

  • Chile’s Worst Drought in 60 Years Enters 10th Year

    Dwindling water supplies are a particular challenge considering COVID-19 pandemic Despite receiving some rain, beginning in May, the South American nation of Chile is entering the 10th year of its worst drought in 60 years, and some Chilean farmers are now forced to survive ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Bench Testing for Carbon Tetrachloride - Case study

    XDD Environmental assisted Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) by treatability testing several remedial technologies for carbon tetrachloride (CT) and tetrachloroethene (PCE) impacted groundwater at an active explosive research and storage facility. The bench testing evaluated several applicable remedial technologies: Catalyzed Hydrogen Peroxide (CHP) Alkaline ...


    By XDD, LLC.

  • 4 Reasons to Harvest Rainwater

    Most people in the United States take water for granted. In other parts of the world, where clean, usable water is not as common, most people do not. People in many parts of the world are unable to simply flip on a faucet and have running water available to them 24/7. Many of them collect rainwater to fulfill their needs. However, this ancient idea has merit even in our “civilized” ...

  • Incorporating site-specific analytical data and machine learning to predict environmental site conditions

    EnviMetric makes intelligent predictions about the extent of groundwater contamination even when there is no available analytical data regarding contaminant concentrations. Factors such as the site location, release type, property use, and geologic setting are very predictive of how large a groundwater plume will be. EnviMetric uses all this available information to make data-based predictions of ...


    By Azimuth1

  • Former Manufacturing Facility Remediation- Case Study

    ERC was hired as the General Contractor to remediate a former manufacturing facility in central Ohio.  Basic geology of the site was ground surface to 4 to 6 feet bgs silts and clays followed by sand and gravel to the top of the water table at 8-12 ft bgs.  The site had Tetrachloroethene (PCE) contaminated soil in an approximately 0.33 acre area.  ERC performed the excavation and ...

  • Remediate former service station - Case Study

    ERC was hired as the General Contractor for this project to remediate the former service station.  Gasoline underground storage tanks (USTs) were previously removed however historical releases had contaminated both soil and groundwater at the site.  The remedial activities for this project included excavation and off-site disposal of petroleum contaminated soils, as well as the addition ...

  • Wet Prairie Restoration & Created Wetland - Case Study

    ERC was hired by the Columbus & Franklin County Metro Parks to restore approximately 75 acres of wetland habitat within a 150year-old farm field. This project included the installation of sediment & erosion controls followed by an extensive search of the agricultural field for subsurface tile drainage.  This was followed by abandonment of the existing tile network.  Once ...

  • Ozone Case Study

    Historic activities at the site involved degreasing and industrial clean-ing service using solvents, primarily tetrachloroethene (PCE) and trichloroethene (TCE) to support the growing aerospace industry in Southern California. Site investigations indicated the presence of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), including. PCE, TCE, ...

  • What you need to know about PFAS

    If you’ve paid any attention to the news over the past couple of years, you’ve probably become increasingly aware of one of the hottest topics in the water sector: PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. The ongoing discourse around PFAS brings up many questions about what they are exactly, how concerned we should be about them, and how they even get into our waterways, food and ...

  • EnviMetric Data Insights from Over 85,000 Remediation Sites Across the United States

    Our goal with EnviMetric™ is to build innovative products on top of a data repository for remediation sites that is unrivaled in the industry. Through our sponsorship from the National Science Foundation we’ve compiled what may be the largest detailed database of remediation sites in the world. In Q3 and Q4 of 2019 we were able to quadruple the amount of sites we use when doing ...


    By Azimuth1

  • UW Researchers Reveal Secrets of Subsurface Water Storage

    Overview In recent years, an intrepid team of University of Wyoming researchers conducted a multi-site project to explore subsurface hydrology in and around the Laramie Range and expand our understanding of this critical water source for the western U.S. Challenge In the semi-arid western United States, every drop of water counts, especially as ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • Reduce site visits and save costs with the OTT ecoLog 1000

    Groundwater measurements on site are time-consuming and cause easily avoidable costs. The same applies to maintenance visits to the device. When developing our new OTT ecoLog 1000 groundwater data logger, Product Manager Peter Schaeffeler and his team had a clear goal: To make measurement, data transmission and maintenance as efficient, convenient, safe and cost-saving as possible. Based on the ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • Applications For and the Advantages of FRP Tanks

    20 REASONS WHY A DARCO FIBERGLASS (FRP) UNDERGROUND WATER STORAGE SYSTEM SHOULD BE THE FIRST CHOICE TO MEET YOUR DRINKING WATER, STORM WATER, AND FIRE PROTECTION NEEDS You may purchase FRP tanks directly from our plant of origin nearest you. FRP tanks are manufactured from a “food contact” grade fiberglass resin and are safe for the temporary storage of ...


    By Darco Incorporated

  • Groundwater Control During Saluda Dam Remediation Construction - Case Study

    GROUNDWATER CONTROL DURING SALUDA DAM REMEDIATION CONSTRUCTION Project Location: Nebo, NC Owner: SCE&G Engineer: Paul C. Rizzo Associates Project Revenue: $16,000,000.00 Project Start and End ...

  • How to Choose a UV Treatment System for Water Reuse in Your Facility

    Water reuse is, and will continue to be one of the biggest considerations for companies all over the world in the battle against water scarcity. By reusing process water, grey water, and wastewater, buildings and facilities will reduce their demand for raw water from surface and groundwater sources and reducing the associated costs of supplying raw water and treating raw water before use. One of ...

  • Development and Validation of Toxkit Microbiotests with Invertebrates, in Particular Crustaceans

    Abstract :The review first addresses the major bottleneck of conventional toxicity tests with invertebrates, namely the need for continuous culturing and/or maintenance of stocks of live test-organisms. Subsequently the history of the development and the validation of the first cyst-based microbiotests are outlined. Details are given of the large intercalibration exercises organized concurrently ...


    By Microbiotests Inc.

  • Prj 9809 - Soil Remediation in a Coke Processing Plant - Case Study

    The lab in field test was conducted in September 1998 on a small portion of ground in a coke processing plant. It specifically referred to the ground below the keeping site of a coke-gasification plant. The aspect of the soil was a damp viscous black mass with a strong pitch-tar smell characterized by qualitative and quantitative analyses in Tab. 1 and Tab. 2 while analysis of water extracted by ...


    By Biomedy AG

  • Best underground water detectors 2020

    The latest underground water detectors with long-range and geophysical detection techniques / Dst Detectors The best and most accurate techniques to locate under-groundwater with the Best intelligent detection and analysis systems Today we will talk about 2 of the best water detectors Best Long-Range water Detector aqua Best geophysical detection BR 750 PRO 2020   ...


    By DST Detectors

  • Customized solution for ventilation system, mine shaft - Case Study

    Cold conditions bring their own particular set of problems to the efficient operation of equipment and processes whether landbased, offshore or marine. In order to optimize the temperature and humidity on the inside, it’s vital to achieve and maintain a constant, dependable supply of air from the outside – whatever the weather. Water droplets discharged out of the ventilation fans ...


    By Munters

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