Soil & Groundwater News

  • The importance of storm water management: how winter storms can cause soil erosion and damage to property

    As a society, we expect weather to change, storms to vary in severity and damage to be done at some point or another as a result. Engineers dedicate their lives to preparing urban environments for the everyday storms as well as the bad ones that only happen every couple of decades. But regardless of how well a city or town is planned out and managed, our personal, private property is often left ...


    By Scantec Industries NV

  • EPA releases long-awaited final report on hydraulic fracturing

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in December its long-awaited final report on the effects of hydraulic fracturing on drinking water resources in the United States. The report provides a synthesis of information on impacts of ...

  • Great Lakes appoints Ryan Levenson to Board of Directors and announces agreement with privet group

    The Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (“Great Lakes”) (NASDAQ:GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and remediation services, announced today that Ryan Levenson has been appointed to the Board of Directors, effective December 27, 2016. Mr. Levenson has also ...

  • Identifying Water Contaminants to Protect the Public and Workers in Puerto Rico

    In April of this year, the Puerto Rico Water Quality Standards Regulation was enacted to preserve, maintain and enhance the quality of water on the islands. The standards cover everything from pathogenic organisms and asbestos to radioactive materials and inorganic substances.  Water quality is critical for the health and well-being of the islands’ visitors and residents.  Water ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • City of Gallup selects CH2M for design-build operate services to improve city services

    The City of Gallup, New Mexico, council members approved an 8-year contract with CH2M to take over operations and maintenance of the city's 5-million-gallon-per-day wastewater treatment plant. In addition to Operations Management Services, CH2M will design and construct an upgrade to the current facility. Upgrades will help the community with odor-control issues and boost efficiency of biosolids ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Great Lakes Selects Lasse Petterson as CEO and appoints him to its board of directors

    The Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (“Great Lakes”) (NASDAQ:GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and remediation services, announced today the selection of Lasse Petterson as CEO and his appointment to the Company’s Board of Directors. Chairman of ...

  • City of Gallup selects CH2M for design-build operate services to improve city services

    The City of Gallup, New Mexico, council members approved an 8-year contract with CH2M to take over operations and maintenance of the city’s 5-million-gallon-per-day wastewater treatment plant. In addition to Operations Management Services, CH2M will design and construct an upgrade to the current facility. Upgrades will help the community with odor-control issues and boost efficiency of ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Coal-Tar-Sealant a Major Source of PAH Contamination in Milwaukee Streams

    Runoff from pavement with coal-tar-based sealant is the primary source of toxic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, or PAHs, to streambed sediments in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, according to a U.S. Geological Survey and Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District ...

  • EnviroInsite Development News - December

    Time Line We've introduced a time line to allow you to select a date range and automatically apply it to plotted objects.  Click on the date range you like. Then click the update button and the plotted objects redraw -- like magic! Click here to see the time-line feature in action. ...


    By EI LLC

  • 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 ...

  • CH2M to support USAID humanitarian relief and international development infrastructure projects across the globe

    CH2M will assist the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) with infrastructure construction and engineering knowledge management support under its Global Architect-Engineer Services contract. USAID’s construction portfolio includes water, environmental, transportation, energy, communication, and vertical structure projects. USAID administers the U.S. foreign assistance program ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • ARPA-E Announces $70 Million in Funding for New Programs to Power Transportation and Store Carbon in Soil

    The Energy Department's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) has announced up to $70 million in funding for its two newest programs: Renewable Energy to Fuels Through Utilization of Energy-Dense Liquids (REFUEL) and Rhizosphere Observations Optimizing Terrestrial Sequestration (ROOTS). REFUEL projects will use water, molecules from the air and electricity from renewable sources to ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • 20% discount available on Advanced Solid Pack for Americas end-user customers

    We are offering our end-user customers across the Americas a 20% discount off of the list price of the Specac Advanced FTIR Starter Kit. To be eligible for this discount, please request a quote and include the discount code 'HOLIDAY20'. The Advanced Starter Kit contains a complete ...


    By Specac Limited

  • Renishaw`s LiveTrack focus-tracking technology wins an award

    Renishaw, the global engineering technologies company, is delighted to have won an award for its real time focus-tracking technology for Raman imaging - LiveTrack. The Analytical Scientist Innovation Awards (TASIAs) 2016 are organised by The Analytical Scientist magazine and voted for by a ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • AUG in Manila, Philippines for Air and Water Quality Monitoring Technology

    A.U.G Signals Ltd (AUG) team made a visit to Manila (Philippines) in December, 2016 to demonstrate AUG’s latest innovations in Environmental Monitoring. On Dec 15, 2016, Dr. George Lampropoulos, President & CEO, of A.U.G. Signals Ltd (AUG) met Ms. Gina Lopez – Secretary (i.e. Minister) of Philippines’ Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and discussed about ...


    By A.U.G. Signals Ltd.

  • The Ohmsett Gazette

    Welcome to the latest edition of The Ohmsett Gazette. Our bi-annual newsletter keeps you up-to-date on the activities at the Ohmsett facility. Stories include: Mechanical Recovery of Chemically Treated Oil, Joint Study of Oil Slicks & Emulsions, The Skimmer of the Future, Performance Testing of the SeaHow Skimmers, Tracking Oil Movement at Sea, Underwater Laser Characterization Study, ...


    By OHMSETT

  • Tracking the UK`s carbon from soil to sea

    This January scientists from a range of disciplines will come together to undertake the first ever coordinated sampling of the major rivers in Great Britain to look for soil derived organic carbon. This carbon is a large element of our 'natural capital' - in fact it is so large that restoring some damaged elements of it, such as upland peat bogs, could cost up to £570 million over the next ...

  • Ecosurvey® circular groundwater remediation

    Contaminated area for requalification stopped for over 13 years due excessive remediation costs: fuel depot near Bologna. Ecosurvey® has been appointed to review the case of the 13 years dismissed industrial site abandoned due to excessive remediations costs: it proposed a solution of Green Remediation with low environmental impact: ...


    By ECOSURVEY®

  • IET Adds to Our Fleet

    Innovative Environmental Technologies, Inc. (IET) is pleased to announce our newest Direct-Push Auger Rig will be displayed at Groundwater Week in Las Vegas.  AMS (Booth 421) will have our latest addition to the IET fleet on display.  AMS’s latest and largest machine will be available for inspection in Las Vegas December 6th through the 8th.  ...

  • Environmental Connection 2017

    February 21 – 24, 2017 Cobb Galleria Centre Atlanta, GA Exhibit Hall Hours Thursday, February 23: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Friday, February 24: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Environmental Connection is IECA’s Annual Conference and the premier educational event for the erosion, sediment control and stormwater industry. Environmental Connection combines ...


    By HydroStraw, LLC

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