Groundwater Sampling News

  • USGS Releases Results of Gem County Groundwater Quality Study

    The entire population of southwestern Idaho’s Gem County depends on aquifers for its drinking water. The water in those aquifers is of generally good quality according to a U.S. Geological Survey report released today. The study was prompted by concerns that rapidly growing population and changes in land use, including potential ...

  • US: Groundwater atlas

    The US Geological Survey series of publications “The Groundwater Atlas of the United States” describes the, location, extent and geological and hydrological characteristics of the nation’s important aquifers and is available online and in various print formats and scales. These have been produced over recent years as described in a useful summary fact sheet. Find out ...


  • Groundwater Discharge to Upper Colorado River Basin Varies in Response to Drought

    Groundwater discharge that flows into the Upper Colorado River Basin varies in response to drought, which is likely due to aquifer systems that contain relatively young groundwater, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey study published in Hydrogeology Journal. The Colorado River and its tributaries provide water to more than 40 ...

  • Foundation presents Farvolden Awards at Groundwater Summit

    The National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation gave Farvolden Awards of $1,000 to each of four students for paper or poster presentations made at the 2016 NGWA Groundwater Summit, April 24-27 in Denver, Colorado. Given in honor of the late Dr. Robert N. Farvolden, former science counsel for the National Ground Water Association, the awards are made based on the quality of the ...

  • Ex Situ Treatment of Aqueous Film-Forming Foam Impacted Groundwater

    Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) are common in Aqueous Film Forming Foams (AFFF) used for firefighting. PFASs are widely distributed across the higher trophic levels and are found in air, soil and groundwater at sites across the U.S. (EPA 505-F-14-001, March 2014). The toxicity, mobility and bioaccumulation potential of PFASs pose potential adverse effects for the environment ...


    By Tersus Environmental, LLC

  • Radioactive material found in groundwater below nuke plant

    An apparent overflow at a nuclear power plant north of New York City spilled highly radioactive water into an underground monitoring well, but nuclear regulators said the public isn't at risk. Officials at the Indian Point Energy Center in Buchanan, 40 miles north of Manhattan, reported on Friday that water contaminated by tritium leaked into ...


    By Associated Press

  • Deep Groundwater & Dissolved Gas Sampling with Double Valve Pumps

    Sampling groundwater from deep wells is a challenge on its own, but add to that the need for accurate dissolved gas analysis, and the task gets that much harder. Low Flow, Deep Groundwater Sampling HydroTerra, a leading Australian company, and exclusive distributor of Solinst products, provides environmental monitoring solutions. ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • HORIBA Scientific Launches Swift V.2 For Ultra Fast, High Definition Confocal Raman Imaging

    HORIBA Scientific, global leader in Raman and optical spectroscopy systems for over 50 years, announces the release of their newest SWIFT v2 ultra fast confocal Raman imaging module. Available for the XploRATM PLUS and LabRAM Evolution, the new SWIFT v2 module greatly enhances the ability to obtain fast and detailed confocal Raman images with the click of a button. The module offers a 4x to 5x ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Biorem Engineering and Syngulon sign a strategic partnership: the alliance of green chemistry and white biotechnology

    Biorem Engineering and Syngulon knew each other already; together, they largely contributed to the success of the International conferences “Green Chemistry” and “White Biotechnology”, organized in May 2014 by GreenWin, the pole of competitiveness of chemistry, materials and environmental technologies, of which Biorem Engineering and Syngulon are members. Biorem ...


    By Biorem Engineering SA

  • EOS Remediation Invites You To A Webinar: Considerations For Use of Passive/No-Purge Groundwater Sampling

    About This Webinar... TITLE: Considerations For Use of Passive/No-Purge Groundwater Sampling SPEAKER: Sandy Britt, PG, CHG, ProHydro, Inc. DATE: March 12, 2015 TIME: 12:00PM ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • Better Remediation Through Effective Groundwater Sampling

    One of the keys to successful remediation of a contaminated property is effective groundwater sampling. A new ASTM standard will aid groundwater samplers by taking a look at three types of passive samplers and their advantages, disadvantages and limitations. The new standard is D7929, Guide for Selection of ...


    By ASTM International

  • 7 reasons why you need to meet us at NGWA Expo 2014

    Royal Eijkelkamp's companies Eijkelkamp Agrisearch Equipment and SonicSampDrill will be present at NGWA Expo 2014 (December 9th - 12th | Las Vegas | USA). Visit booth 1221 for the following 7 reasons: Eijkelkamp Agrisearch Equipment ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Groundwater data management software Diver-Office 2014.1 is available

    Diver-Office 2014.1, free, easy-to-use groundwater data management software, can be downloaded from our Diver water level logger website now. What is new in Diver-Office 2014.1 Windows 8 (PC’s) is supported ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Update from the Field: Early Summer Activities

    AltaRock staff have been busy planning and organizing for the summer field season, testing field equipment and getting the Newberry EGS Demonstration site ready to roll. Welcome to new staff: AltaRock Energy recently welcomed Todd Kjellesvik, Project Facilitator, to the Newberry EGS Demonstration. Todd will be working in the field and from the Bend office to keep the Newberry field activities ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

  • Oroville awarded $750,000 in Brownfields Grants

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that the City of Oroville will be one of 171 communities nationwide receiving brownfields funding to clean and redevelop contaminated properties, boost local economies and leverage jobs while protecting public health and the environment. The FY14 Brownfields Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund, and Cleanup (ARC) grants will give ...

  • EarthSoft receives EBJ Business Achievement: Information Technology Award

    New Product Releases: Released at mid-year, EQuIS Enterprise 6 features integrated Esri web GIS, dashboards, and widgets. New versions of Sample Planning Module, EQuIS Data Gathering Engine, and other products were also released, along with the EnviroInsite K'Nect module for data visualization. Continued Business Growth: New clients added in 2013 included the ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • Site`s groundwater, soil cleanup working

    The effort to clean up soil and groundwater contamination at the nation's only plant for assembling and disassembling nuclear weapons has been effective so far and will continue for years, according to the first five-year review of the site. Pantex in the Texas Panhandle was added to the national Superfund cleanup list in 1994 because of past site practices that included burning chemicals in ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA Announces Dec. 17 Public Availability Session in York, Neb., to Discuss Groundwater Contamination Issues

    EPA Region 7 announced a Public Availability Session will be held in York, Neb., to discuss groundwater sampling results and EPA’s actions to protect human health and the environment. EPA representatives will also discuss the proposed listing of two contaminated sites in York on the National Priorities List (NPL) for cleanup under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and ...

  • Michael Gefell of ARCADIS wins 2013 Technology Award from the National Ground Water Association

    Michael Gefell, principal hydrogeologist with the Lakewood, Colorado, office of the engineering, consulting, and management firm ARCADIS U.S. Inc., has received the 2013 Technology Award from the National Ground Water Association. The award, which recognizes an individual’s major contributions to the groundwater industry in the development of ideas, tools, and/or equipment, will be ...

  • Water Sampling Update

    Summer field work has come to a close at the Newberry EGS Demonstration site, and with it we’ve completed the last round of water sampling and analysis. The EGS project was carefully designed to protect the local groundwater system, and our groundwater monitoring program helps us make sure we protect this valuable natural resource. Our water monitoring program was designed to document and ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

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