Soil & Groundwater News

  • Ramboll engaged by Brazil´s Federal Public Ministry to oversee remediation of the Rio Doce Basin

    At an official signing ceremony on March 8th, leading engineering, design and consultancy company Ramboll entered into a long-term agreement with the Federal Public Ministry of Brazil (MPF) in connection with the country’s November 2015 socio-environmental disaster. Ramboll will evaluate and monitor the work of the Renova Foundation to remediate the damage caused by the dam rupture at the ...


    By Ramboll Group

  • Webinar: The Journey to a Zero Waste Water Footprint with Climate, Inc.

    At work and at home, we use water every day. Rainwater Harvesting enhancement practices solve potable, non-potable, stormwater and energy challenges throughout the world. Each time it rains, what water practices are you putting in place to optimize water input? Join the webinar to learn practical ways to close the loop by harvesting rain water for both residential and commercial efficiency of the ...


    By Climate, Inc.

  • pLog and ESlog / gINT in Environmental Data Management

    The capture of soil logging data, and subsequent reporting, can be a time-consuming component of your project. Companies such as GHD, Cardno, LBW, Senversa, Robson and Jacobs are using pLog to collect borehole information in the field and produce logs in either gINT or ESlog. When you're out in the field pLog captures your bore location, soil description and ...

  • NGWA science and technology director responds to Wall Street Journal

    In a letter to the editor of the Wall Street Journal, NGWA Director of Science and Technology William "Bill" M. Alley, Ph.D., responded to an editorial, “California’s ...

  • Antimicrobial Resistance and Environmental Pathogens Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses antimicrobial resistance and environmental pathogens. “All types of microbes have the ability to develop resistance to the antimicrobial agents created to destroy them,” said Paul ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Groundwater papers link methane in groundwater to natural sources

    A pair of papers in Groundwater®, NGWA's bimonthly technical publication, finds a high level of methane in water wells from two Texas counties is most likely from shallow natural gas deposits, not natural gas leaks caused by hydraulic fracturing operations in the underlying Barnett Shale.  The research builds on previous studies on well water quality in the Barnett Shale ...

  • Prevent. Prepare. Respond. Restore.

    Discover the testing, training and research opportunities at Ohmsett while attending this year’s International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC) May 15-18, 2017 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California. Our staff will be in booth 1004 on the exhibit floor providing visitors with information on Ohmsett's mission to increase oil spill response capabilities through independent ...


    By OHMSETT

  • Navajo Water Project Provides Clean Water To Native Americans

    It may seem farfetched, but the reality is that many Americans don’t have regular access to clean drinking water. The election of President Donald Trump has flung the nation’s environmental protection agency into uncharted territory. Among promises to severely cut funding and the appointment of a former lawyer with a history of fighting the organization to lead it, the U.S. EPA ...


    By KLa Systems, Inc.

  • Stay Aware of Noise Levels at Work, Stay Compliant

    Serving the manufacturing, engineering, maintenance, construction, printing, catering, transport and entertainment industries in the UK and in over 40 countries, from small family businesses to large multi-national PLCs, Pulsar have a cost effective noise monitoring solution for you. Our noise measurement products are above all affordable, robust, easy ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Digital Transformation in Oil Loading: Field Operations Meet Terminal Management

    The Implico Group has developed a software solution for handhelds that makes mineral oil loading faster, simpler and safer, enabling tank terminal operators to take the next step toward embracing the Internet of Things (IoT). The new, mobile solution connects employees in the field directly to the OpenTAS terminal management system to ensure that important information is immediately available ...


    By Implico Group

  • Recoverable Resource Reporting with Minestis: enjoy the efficiency of an integrated word processor to build your resource report

    Minestis, Geovariances software solution dedicated to mineral resource estimation, delivers a great deal of outputs resulting from the various applications the software lets you run: sample clustering into domains, geological domain modeling, uncertainty assessment on the domain envelopes, multi-domain exploratory data analysis, global change of support, kriging neighborhood analysis, ...


    By Geovariances

  • Study Evaluates Critical Mineral-Resource Potential in Alaska

    A new method for evaluating the resource potential for large, underexplored regions for critical minerals in Alaska is now available online. Critical minerals are used in products that are vital to national security, technology, and also play an integral role in our everyday modern life. The U.S. Geological Survey in collaboration with the Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys ...

  • ABB Digitalizes Critical Substation in New York City to Improve Power Supply

    ABB has completed a major upgrade of a key substation in New York City, where several conventional pieces of power equipment have been replaced with digitally-enabled technology, in collaboration with leading energy utility Con Edison. The bulk power substation, among the largest of its kind in the US, supplies electricity to hundreds of thousands of customers in lower Manhattan. The area ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Groundwater Awareness Week raises public awareness of important resource

    Hundreds of diverse organizations did their part to raise public awareness about groundwater during the 2017 edition of Groundwater Awareness Week which ended March 11. More than 200 news stories were printed, broadcast, or posted promoting groundwater awareness during the week.  Among them were groups that chose to be "Groundwater Advocates" by contacting the National Ground ...

  • Reduction of Oceanic Champion vessel charter cash costs and related issuance of $12.1 million of senior notes

    Reflecting CGG’s commitment to focus on strict cost and cash management and in line with the agreements announced on January 23, 2017 regarding three vessels (involving the issuance of $58.6 million of senior notes), CGG and CGG’s Norwegian subsidiary Exploration Investment Resources II have entered into an agreement to substantially reduce the cash burden of the charter agreement ...


    By CGG

  • BioCycle, EPA Workshop: Food System Data Tools, Food Loss And Waste Strategies

    ganized by BioCycle and U.S. EPA Region 3, the workshop will use mapping tools and GIS data to set the foundation for analyzing wasted food reduction opportunities and solutions. A specified geographic area in the Mid-Atlantic region (Prince George’s County, Maryland) has been selected for the workshop exercises. Attendees will use actual wasted food data and environmental, social and ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Product Profile: Sediment Traps

    McLane sediment traps provide exceptional performance for biogeochemical studies including radionucleide, paleoproxy, and carbon cycle analysis. They are also beneficial for environmental and pollution monitoring.  Sediment Traps collect vertically settling particles into individual sample bottles which are sealed when not in collection ...

  • Save time on your contaminated site studies - Try&Buy offer

    Try Kartotrak.one, verify how quick and easy it is to get accurate and realistics contamination maps and get a discount on the purchase of licenses. Offer valid until March 31, 2017. You think these are just some marketing arguments? Then try Kartotrak.one in real-life situations and make up your mind. The few hours you will spend trying the software ...


    By Geovariances

  • WaStop installed to protect pumping station in Huddinge, Sweden

    Huddinge, a suburb in Stockholm, is the second largest of the municipalities in Stockholm County in terms of population. Huddinge consists of several shopping centers, commuter rail stations and apartment buildings that are surrounded by sprawling family homes and natural surroundings. ...


    By Wapro AB

  • What’s Next for ´Waters of the U.S ´ (WOTUS)?

    President Trump’s February 28, 2017, Executive Order (E.O.) directing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) to rescind and replace the Clean ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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