Surface Water Monitoring News

  • Haloacetic acids, bromate, and dalapon in natural waters – new method is 50% faster than current USEPA method

    Wu et. al. present a new method to analyze nine haloacetic acids (HAAs), bromate, and dalapon plus four potentially more toxic iodinated HAAs in natural waters by coupling ion chromatography with tandem mass spectrometry (IC-MS/MS). The new method is 50% faster than the current USEPA method 557 including more compounds and achieving sub-µg/L level detection limits for all 15 target ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Solinst Canada Launches LevelSender Telemetry

    Solinst Canada Ltd., manufacturer of high quality groundwater and surface water monitoring instruments, today officially unveiled their new LevelSender telemetry system. The LevelSender offers a very simple and inexpensive means to collect water level data from remote Leveloggers. The LevelSender uses wireless cellular communication to send Levelogger data from the field, to your email, as a text ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • EPA Update on Gold King Mine Response: Additional Data Results and Public Records

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released an update on water quality and sediment data for the Animas and San Juan Rivers, as well as additional public records on the Gold King Mine response. What new documents are being released? EPA is releasing documents related to a previous NPL listing package for the Upper Animas Mining District National Priorities Listing. ...

  • EPA Statement on Data from New Mexico to Navajo Nation from Gold King Mine Release

    Today, EPA is releasing additional water quality data from Aug. 7 to Aug. 8, 2015 for the Animas and San Juan Rivers from the Northern Border of New Mexico to Navajo Nation. Based upon the surface water sample results in New Mexico surface water concentrations are trending toward pre-event conditions. To assess the impacts of the release at the Gold King Mine, water quality samples were collected ...

  • Work to begin at Weyerhaeuser superfund alternative site in Plymouth, NC

    The current owner, Domtar Corporation, will perform the work with oversight by EPA and the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NCDENR). EPA selected the remedy after consultation with other federal and state agencies and consideration of public comments. The work is expected to be completed by March 2012. The purpose of the sand cap is to reduce the uptake of ...

  • Solinst Canada Announces 2011 Symposium on Enhanced Monitoring and Remedial Methods for Contaminated Groundwater

    Solinst Canada Ltd., manufacturer of high quality groundwater and surface water monitoring instrumentation, is proud to announce the 2011 Symposium on Enhanced Monitoring and Remedial Methods for Contaminated Groundwater. Following the success of their 2009 and 2010 Conferences, this is the third Symposium to be held at their office, located in Georgetown, Ontario Canada. The 2011 Symposium ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Floodway Chemical, Pesticide Contamination below levels of health concern

    Detailed analysis of the May 24 limited sampling of floodwaters in the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway in southeast Missouri found contamination at levels typically found in the Mississippi River in nine samples of collected water. The samples are also below levels of health concern for those involved with continuing cleanup activities. Previous results had indicated the presence of E. coli ...

  • EPA’s limited sampling indicates bacteria in floodwaters at birds point-new madrid floodway in southeast Missouri

    Analysis of this week’s limited sampling of floodwaters in the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway in southeast Missouri has indicated the presence of bacteria in nine samples of collected water, EPA Region 7 announced today. EPA crews on Tuesday, May 24, conducted surface water sampling at four locations within the floodway to determine if any threats might be present for emergency response ...

  • EPA to conduct limited floodwater sampling at the birds point-new madrid floodway

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 7 crews will conduct limited floodwater sampling today at the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway. The surface water sampling will be conducted at locations where floodwater is present, to determine if any threats are presented to emergency response workers who may be in contact with the potentially contaminated water. “Public health and the health of ...

  • Solinst is hiring for instrumentation support

    Solinst Canada Ltd. is looking for an experienced person for a technical position, which will involve instrumentation support of Solinst groundwater and surface water monitoring devices for our clients worldwide. Your role will involve the explanation and trouble-shooting of our Levelogger and Telemetry lines of equipment. You will also conduct presentations and assist in the creation of ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Environmental Sensing Platform installed in the Great Salt Lake, Utah

    Salt Lake City, Utah – Precision Measurement Engineering, Inc (PME), an internationally known oceanographic and limnologic instrument design corporation provided a LakeESP sensor monitoring buoy to the U.S. Geological Survey for the Great Salt Lake in early, 2010. The LakeESP (Environmental Sensing Platform) is a lake sensor buoy able to collect a variety of water and air measurements every ...

  • EPA makes final decision: Newtown Creek is added to superfund list (NY)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today added Newtown Creek in New York City to its Superfund National Priorities List of the country’s most hazardous waste sites. The final listing will allow EPA to conduct a comprehensive evaluation of the creek to determine what remedial actions need to be implemented. Various sediment and surface water samples have been taken along the ...

  • Solinst is hiring for instrumentation support

    Solinst Canada Ltd is a leading manufacturer of surface water and groundwater monitoring instruments with growing worldwide sales. An experienced person is required for a technical position, involving instrumentation support of Solinst groundwater and surface water monitoring devices for our clients worldwide. You will be working alongside experienced staff with professional backgrounds in ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Solinst is Hiring! instrumentation sales support

    Solinst Canada Ltd is a leading manufacturer of groundwater and surface water monitoring instruments with growing worldwide sales. An experienced person is required for a technical sales position, involving instrumentation sales and support of Solinst monitoring devices for our clients worldwide. Duties will involve extensive telephone and email contact to explain and trouble-shoot our Levelogger ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • OTT launches high-spec CTD logger

    The new OTT CTD is a professional datalogger for the measurement of water level, conductivity and temperature. With a memory capacity of 4MB (approx. 500,000 values) and capable of running on alkaline or lithium batteries, this high-specification instrument is capable of operating unattended for long periods. Primarily designed for groundwater applications in wells from one inch diameter upwards, ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • Nielsen Environmental Field School announces spring 2009 field course schedule

    The Nielsen Environmental Field School will host 9 state-of-the-science field courses across the U.S. from late February through late May, 2009. Each course features field sessions in which students use state-of-the-art equipment and procedures to collect, process and analyze samples. Courses, dates and locations include the following:The Environmental Sampling Field Course (covering every aspect ...

  • Digital Cellular GSM Modem

    Advanced communications for 6712 and Avalanche samplers Lincoln, NE – A new digital cellular modem from Teledyne Isco provides wireless data collection and site alarming at remote sampling sites. Customer-provided local GSM cell-phone service allows dial-up data-retrieval from the sampler’s data-logging controller, via a PC with Isco Flowlink software. Unique software within the sampler ...


    By Teledyne ISCO

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