Piezometers Articles

  • Phosphate treatment by onsite wastewater systems in nutrient-sensitive watersheds of North Carolina's Piedmont

    The goal of this study was to gain a better understanding of the PO4-P treatment efficiency of onsite wastewater systems (OWS) installed in nutrient-sensitive watersheds of the North Carolina Piedmont. Four OWS including two conventional and two single-pass sand filter (SF) systems were evaluated at sites with clay-rich soils. Piezometers were installed near all of the OWS, and down-gradient ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Case Study - Evaluating Geothermal Potential - Ravenna, Italy

    University of Bologna researchers carried out an investigation of the thermal properties of the coastal aquifer at Ravenna Italy in order to evaluate its geothermal potential for residential heating. As part of that investigation, they measured the water temperature versus depth at 56 piezometers. EnviroInsite was then utilized to establish the relationship of water temperature with land use, ...


    By EI LLC

  • Groundwater and stream E. coli concentrations in coastal plain watersheds served by onsite wastewater and a municipal sewer treatment system

    The goal of this study was to determine if onsite wastewater treatment systems (OWS) were influencing groundwater and surface water Escherichia coli concentrations in a coastal plain watershed. Piezometers for groundwater monitoring were installed at four residences served by OWS and five residences served by a municipal wastewater treatment system (MWS). The residences were located in two ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Conservation of Baltic raised bogs on Pomerania region - Case Study

    Project name Conservation of Baltic raised bogs on Pomerania region Clients Naturalists Club, Pomerania Voivodship Office, Polish State Forest The project is co-financed by: LIFE-Nature EU's financial instrument The EcoFund Fundation GEF - Global Environment Facility Countries ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Sub-frost artesian environmental packer

    Artesian environmental well casings in cold regions pose a number of problems: Icing around the wellhead may pose safety concerns The true head cannot be measured without plugging the casing If the casing is plugged on the surface, freezing action may rupture the casing even if it is steel, almost certainly if it is PVC. The Sub-frost Artesian Environmental ...


    By RST Instruments Ltd.

  • Get high quality samples with your drive-point Piezometer

    The results from short-term and long-term groundwater monitoring studies have shown that samples taken from Direct Push wells are comparable in quality to those obtained from conventional monitoring wells (ITRC, 2006). Solinst offers the Model 615 Drive-Point Piezometers that can be driven into suitable soils for ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Eco-Hydrology

    The Habitats Directive and the Environment Agency’s Restoring Sustainable Abstraction programme (RSAp) have focused attention on a large number of wetland sites across the country. Some of these are large, high profile sites that have been subject to many detailed studies in the past. However, many sites have had little work carried out on them and the behaviour of their hydrological ...

  • Divestment of a food manufacturing plant

    Client: Confidential Location: Somerset, Southwest England, UK Services: Strategic Advice on Brownfield Development, Site Investigation, Risk Assessment Summary: ESI was able to identify options for managing land contamination to maximise the value of site divestment, based on high quality site investigation and risk ...

  • Emergency response and clean-up of a diesel leak: manufacturing facility

    Project: Emergency response and clean-up of a diesel leak Client: Confidential manufacturing company Services: Emergency response planning, environmental assessment, regulator liaison, remediation design Summary: Through rapid site characterisation and expert decision making ESI minimised the environmental damage ...

  • Estrogen-like and dioxin-like organic contaminants in reclaimed wastewater: transfer to irrigated soil and groundwater

    In semi-arid regions, treated wastewater reuse for irrigation is a common practice since wastewater is considered as a non negligible water resource in these areas. However, treated wastewater contains traces of organic compounds which may contaminate the receiving environment i.e. soil and groundwater. Some of these organic compounds have the ability to bind to estrogen receptor (ER) or dioxin ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Example of water level data logger use - case study

    Geo Kamp Limited is pleased to present a typical hydrogeologic project using Heron Water Level Data Loggers (referred to as the dipperLog). The accompanying hydrographs represent the data collected for a Test Well located near Lake Simcoe (north of Toronto) in 2010. It was difficult to coordinate the schedule of the water well contractor due to inclement weather (bitterly cold) and the project ...


    By HERON Instruments Inc.

  • Closures of mine a new challenge for Romania

    AbstractThe mining activity is one of the oldest activity in Romania, dating from the year 100 B.C. The gold and silver ores represented one of the riches of our country. In time the economic content of metals diminuend, and the ore mines become non profitable. Due to this situation the best option of the State was the closure and ecological rehabilitation of the mines.The steps for the ...


  • PaHs: Beazer East, Inc. - Denver, Colorado, USA

    Project In Situ Biogeochemical Stabilization (ISBS) of Creosote/Pentachlorophenol NAPLS Using Permanganate Summary A growing number of non-aqueous phase liquid (NAPL) removal technologies have been promoted commercially over the past few years, including: thermal-enhanced recovery, surfactant flooding, steam- and temperature-enhanced extraction and others. It is ...


  • Preliminary assessment of the impacts of deep foundations and land reclamation on groundwater flow in a coastal area in Hong Kong, China

    Many coastal areas have been intensively urbanized because people living and working on or near coastlines are increasing. Land reclamation from the sea and high-rise buildings are common approaches to satisfying the growing needs for more housing and other land use. Coastal areas are usually the ultimate discharge zones of groundwater systems. Using a coastal area in Hong Kong as a case study, ...


    By Springer

  • Multilevel Systems

    Untitled Document Introduction A multilevel system is a groundwater monitoring device which allows ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • A Multi-Sensor Piezometer for Shallow Marine Sediments in Coastal Environments

    A multi-sensor piezometer has been developed to measure dynamic excess and ambient pore pressures in shallow marine sediments under the effect of surface waves, tides, and currents. The probe consists of a shaft (1.5 m long with five porous stones at subseafloor depths ranging from 0.10 to 0.93 m) and two upper chambers (one that is hermetically sealed for the transducer electronics and another ...


    By ASTM International

  • Multilevel Groundwater Assessment of Confining Unit in a Bedrock Sequence near Sarnia, Ontario

    Untitled Document INTRODUCTION Two sites in southern Ontario were studied through instrumentation ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Design, Construction, and Testing of a Large-Scale, Radial Fracture Flow Model

    Materials and procedures used in previous laboratory studies of flow in fractures were reviewed. Based on this review, a 3-m-high by 1.5-m-diameter cylindrical radial flow model with a single horizontal fracture was designed and constructed out of concrete. The fracture was created by placing a sheet of geotextile between the top and bottom halves of the cylinder during pouring of the concrete. ...


    By ASTM International

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