Water Wells News

  • New hydrofracturing book published by NGWA Press

    An Introduction to Water Well Hydrofracturing: A Form of Well Development and Cleaning, was recently published by the Association under its NGWA Press label. Authored by Stuart A. Smith, CGWP, and Allen E. Comeskey, CPG, the book is an update of the text Smith authored in 1989 titled Manual of Hydraulic Fracturing for Well Stimulation and Geologic Studies. The new book discusses how ...

  • U.S. Army blocks construction of DAPL

    Protesters trying to block construction of a controversial pipeline in North Dakota gained a major victory this week, after the Department of the Army announced that it would not allow the pipeline to be drilled under an ecologically sensitive section of the Missouri River. The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers said it would deny the easement for the $3.7 billion Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) to cross ...

  • Numa Releases a New Generation of Patriot 60 and Patriot 65 Hammers

    Numa, the world’s leader in DTH hammers and bit technology, has released a new generation of Patriot™60 and Patriot 65 hammers. Based upon advanced engineering and driller input, both hammers provide increased reliability, enhanced performance, and faster penetration rates than previous versions. “The new generation of the Patriot 60 and Patriot 65 hammers was designed with ...


    By Numa

  • Nordson Corporation Board of Directors Elects Stephen P. Lovass as Corporate Vice President for Industrial Coating Systems

    The Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) Board of Directors has elected Stephen P. Lovass as Corporate Vice President for its Industrial Coating Systems (ICS) business segment, replacing Douglas C. Bloomfield who will retire at the end of 2016 after nearly 30 years of service. Mr. Lovass, 47, most recently served as president for one of the global sensors and controls ...


    By Nordson EFD

  • CH2M named a leader in $14.6B US Environmental Services Market in Report by Independent Analyst firm

    CH2M has been named a leader in the environmental services market by Verdantix, an independent research firm. The Green Quadrant Environmental Benchmark Survey is based on a four-month study of the fifteen largest US environmental services providers, covering 103 assessment criteria including expertise, differentiators, client base and organizational strength. The Green Quadrant Environmental ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • City of Bellevue selected for White House Smart Cities program to develop innovative digital service-management platform with CH2M

    Bellevue is working closely with CH2M to develop the technologies needed to make better use of its existing data, gather new data and effectively share the data to enhance the daily activities of its employees, residents, businesses and visitors. The City of Bellevue, Wash. and CH2M, along with Kansas City, Mo., are innovating together to develop a digital platform and dashboard to better manage ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Water Expo China 2016 opens today with 156 overseas and local exhibitors

    Concurrent events dive deep into the future of water business Jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (Shanghai) Co Ltd and the Chinese Hydraulic Engineering Society (CHES), Water Expo China 2016 runs from today until 17 November at the New China International Exhibition Center in Beijing. The fair is supported by the Ministry of Water Resources as well as backed by related government ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Private Water is on the verge of a comeback

    The market for private sector participation in the water sector is on the threshold of significant change. How can those looking to deploy capital and those selling their expertise into the sector make the most of these opportunities? Private Sector Participation in Water report published by Global Water intelligence (GWI) presents readers with a crucial insight into the ...

  • Testing the waters for offshore treatment

    The market for spending on water treatment in the offshore oil and gas industry is set to grow by an annual average of 4.4% in the next six years, driven by increasing production from developing markets around the world, and the need for more advanced solutions to keep mature oilfields productive. Today, the offshore oil and gas industry accounts for approximately 27% of worldwide production. The ...

  • AdEdge India’s First Arsenic Treatment System Successfully Starts Up in West Bengal

    AdEdge Water Technologies (AdEdge) today announced AdEdge India, a joint venture between AdEdge and InNow, LLC, has built and started up its first arsenic treatment system as a demonstration plant in India. The system is installed in a community called Sayestanagar in the North 24 Parganas District in the State of West Bengal.  The demonstration period will last for 3 months ...

  • John W. Pitz of Illinois honored for contributions to advancing the groundwater industry

    Former National Ground Water Association President John W. Pitz, CPI, is among the first five to receive the 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. Pitz is president of N.L. Pitz Inc. in Batavia, Illinois. ...

  • Advantages vs. Disadvantages of Plug Valves

    In the chemical and petrochemical industry, China Valves and ball valve are not interchangeable to each other. In terms of market demand, the rate of average use demand of them is about 8 : 1, meaning, every time 8 ball valve are used, 1 plug valves will be used. If there is a higher reliability or alloy ...

  • Assent University: Compliance Learning Management System

    Regulations are constantly evolving, and so are the compliance requirements they place on companies. In order to ensure their compliance programs remain current and efficient in the face of these regulatory changes, companies must focus on education throughout the entire supply chain. An educated supply chain is engaged, communicates efficiently and is prepared to adapt to changing ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • Operation Waterwolf - Mobile Flood Relief Pumps

    In order to be well prepared for any future occurrences of flooding, the crisis exercise partners planned a two-day simulation exercise in the Netherlands. The crisis partners consisted of amongst others, a combination of Defense, local water authority and the Departmental Coordination Center Crisis Control of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • Bredel pumps replace piston pumps on cement slurry projects

    90 Bredel heavy duty hose pumps ordered as part of €1.8m Chinese concrete grouting projects at sea Abrasive cement/sand/water mixture no problem for Bredel hose pumps Reduced downtime, maintenance and spare parts costs  Bredel hose pumps from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) ...

  • Ontario needs better groundwater data

    Ontario’s environmental commissioner is urging the Liberal government to get better information about the province’s groundwater as it reviews permits for bottled water companies.Premier Kathleen Wynne recently imposed a two-year moratorium on any new or expanded bottled water operations in the province while the government reviews the rules and comes up with a new pricing scheme. ...

  • Leroy Goodson of Texas receives NGWA Special Recognition Award

    Leroy Goodson, former executive secretary of the Texas Ground Water Association and general manager of the Texas Water Conservation Association, both headquartered in Austin, is the 2016 recipient of the National Ground Water Association’s Special Recognition Award. This award is presented to an individual or organization demonstrating dedication, service, and commitment to the groundwater ...

  • Aquatech Leads Two Workshops During The International Water Conference® (IWC)

    Greg Mandigo will lead a workshop on Evaporative Water Treatment Fundamentals for Steam Generating EOR Processes during The International Water Conference® (IWC) in San Antonio, TX. The workshop will be held on Thursday morning, November 10, from 8:00 am to 12 noon, and will explore everything from evaporator design, to its integration into various EOR processes: including steam-flood, SAGD ...

  • Oceaneering Completes Acquisition of Blue Ocean Technologies, Expanding Subsea Services into Riserless Light Well Intervention

    Oceaneering International, Inc. (“Oceaneering”) (NYSE:OII) announced today that it has acquired the assets of Blue Ocean Technologies, LLC (“Blue Ocean”), a privately held provider of riserless light well intervention (“RLWI”) services, for approximately $30 million in cash. Included in the acquisition are three RLWI systems, two of which are currently under ...

  • Recording of World Bank Event on Water Quality Testing

    On October 5, 2016, The World Bank hosted an informative event, “Water Quality Testing: Everything You Always Wanted to Know for Managing Water Safety.” The principal speaker was Dr. Mark Sobsey, an internationally renowned expert on water quality who also developed the Compartment Bag Test (CBT). The World Bank has graciously shared a video recording of the event as ...


    By Aquagenx, LLC

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