Groundwater Treatment News

  • 1,4-Dioxane Bioremediation in Groundwater Update

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced in late 2016 that 1,4-dioxane was included on the list of the first 10 chemicals slated to receive safety reviews under Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform. Making the TSCA “Top 10” highlights concerns over 1,4-dioxane, a probable carcinogen commonly detected in groundwater due to its widespread use as a solvent and solvent ...


    By SIREM

  • CH2M experts share remediation management and contaminated sediment strategies at Battelle Remediation Conference

    Industry-leading experts and practitioners from CH2M will share insights, experience and best practices in remediation management and contaminated sediments at the Ninth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments January 9-12, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Recognized remediation ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Visual Modflow Flex 4.0

    Waterloo Hydrogeologic announces a new version release of Visual MODFLOW Flex 4.0.  This new version of this most popular software provides the power to create accurate and impressive groundwater modeling visualizations, in less time and with greater flexibility. Get complete details about the new features, and see the list of great additions from the Classic version. Take advantage of ...


  • 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 ...

  • NRC approves environmental review of Turkey Point project

    Federal regulators have finished a seven-year environmental impact study of Florida Power & Light’s (FPL) Turkey Point expansion project in Florida, although a safety and legal challenge remain. In the 1,200-page review, staff at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) say the plan to build two reactors at the Turkey Point site, located about 25 miles south of Miami, would not do ...

  • James A. Jacobs of California recognized for contributions to increasing understanding of groundwater

    James A. Jacobs, PG, CHG, CPG, CPetG, is among the first five to receive the National Ground Water Association’s new Fellow designation in recognition of outstanding credentials, professional accomplishments, and commitment to promoting the increased understanding of groundwater science and water well system technology. Jacobs is with the Clearwater Group in Pt. Richmond, California. ...

  • Markes International enhances its suite of thermal desorption products with new sorptive extraction technology

    The new HiSorb product range includes probes and accessories that sorptively extract volatile and semi-volatile organic compounds (VOCs and SVOCs) for analysis by thermal desorption (TD)–GC–MS. They can be used for both immersive extraction from liquids, or headspace sampling from solids.   “HiSorb will especially appeal to existing TD users looking ...


    By Markes International Ltd

  • Cleanest Thermal Desorption above 500°C

    Hot commissioning of the world´s largest drilling mud treatment facility built by econ industries started this week. But, there is no time to rest on our laurels:   The newly invented, ...


    By econ industries GmbH

  • Superior remediation process proven in WY

    Ever tried to quantify what you are spending in man hours, equipment rental, materials handling, outside trucking and dump fees to handle your drill cuttings? Ever wonder when the long-tail liability of landfarming or consigning to a hazmat landfill might come back to you? Trilliant has the answer for your contaminated soil remedation needs. Trilliant's proven Thermal Desorption Unit "TDU" ...

  • Markes launches new ‘xr’ series of thermal desorption instruments

    Markes International (Llantrisant, UK) has announced the launch of a new family of thermal desorption instruments for GC–MS at the Analytica 2016 tradeshow in Munich, Germany. The new products, which form the ‘xr’ series, pre-concentrate organic vapours sampled using sorbent tubes, canisters and on-line air streams, and as well as options for automation, incorporate powerful new ...


    By Markes International Ltd

  • TerraTherm Acquires Current Environmental Solutions (CES)

    TerraTherm, Inc., is pleased to announce that on May 6th, it acquired the internationally recognized In Situ Thermal Remediation (ISTR) technology provider, Current Environmental Solutions (CES). CES was founded in 1997 by the Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) and Terra Vac as the first private company to commercialize Electrical Resistance Heating (ERH), a form of ISTR. BMI operates the Pacific ...


    By TerraTherm, Inc.

  • Markes launches new ‘xr’ series of thermal desorption instruments

    Markes International (Llantrisant, UK) has announced the launch of a new family of thermal desorption instruments for GC–MS at the Analytica 2016 tradeshow in Munich, Germany. The new products, which form the ‘xr’ series, pre-concentrate organic vapours sampled using sorbent tubes, canisters ...


    By Markes International Ltd

  • Mobile Air Sparge and Soil Vapor Extraction System

    ESD Waste2Water, Inc., manufacturer of Wash Water and Environmental Remediation Equipment, now offers a standardized Mobile Air Sparge and Soil Vapor Extraction System for short term or long term Rental. The standardized System provides a small portable footprint in an enclosed pre-wired / pre-plumbed dual axle trailer that meets the ...


    By ESD Waste2Water, Inc.

  • New industrial dispersing unit for nanoscale iron is ready!

    New industrial dispersing unit includes also a dosing technology Based on our operating experience we designed new dispersing unit for processing of nZVI powder, which includes also a buffer tank and proportional dosing technology to achieve easy, safe and reliable application of manufactured slurry. The unit is now ready for use by our client in remediation projects in ...


    By NANO IRON s.r.o.

  • 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

  • Valuing groundwater during National Groundwater Awareness Week

    If you value your life, you should value groundwater, the National Ground Water Association said today in recognition of National Groundwater Awareness Week, March 6-12. Quite literally, life as we know it would not be possible without groundwater. “National Groundwater Awareness Week is a time to take stock of ...

  • NGWREF grant funds study of potential groundwater contamination from hydraulic fracturing

    The National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation has awarded SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Utica, New York, a $6,550 research grant to use probabilistic risk assessment and fault tree analysis (FTA) to evaluate potential groundwater degradation from hydraulic fracturing. “The public and policymakers have been concerned with the potential of hydraulic fracturing impacting our ...

  • Queensland Office of Groundwater Impact Assessment adopts ESdat

    The Queensland Office of Groundwater Impact Assessment (OGIA) has adopted ESdat to consolidate, manage and report CSG Water Quality Data. OGIA receive data from multiple CSG and other mining companies, as well as other government departments and needs to effectively consolidate, analyze and report this data. EScIS is excited to be working with OGIA in implementing ESdat Desktop and ESdat Server. ...

  • EPA Announces West Lake Landfill Isolation Barrier Decision

    EPA Region 7 has announced its decision to proceed with the installation of a physical isolation barrier for the West Lake Landfill Superfund Site in Bridgeton, Mo. The decision also calls for the installation of additional engineering controls, such as cooling loops, to prevent potential impacts that could result if a subsurface smoldering event were to come into contact with the radioactive ...

  • New dispersing unit for processing of air-stable nZVI powder

    A very simple dispersing unit has been developed and delivered to our customer. The unit is designed to produce nZVI slurry from NANOFER STAR (air-stable powder of zero-valent iron nanoparticles), the unit can be also used to re-disperse slurries where nanoparticles are suspected from intensive agglomeration. The batch capacity is 50L (10kg of dry iron), similar unit having higher capacity can be ...


    By NANO IRON s.r.o.

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