Surface Water Monitoring News

  • Ocean pH: Then, Now, and Future

    Ocean acidification is the ongoing decrease in the pH of the Earth's oceans, caused by the uptake of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) as water and air mix at the water’s surface. In an effort to better understand the historical evolution of ocean acidification, the Environmental Visualization Laboratory at NOAA has developed ...

  • Oceaneering Announces Contract with Statoil for E-ROV Concept Development and Testing

    Oceaneering International, Inc. (“Oceaneering”) announced that one of its subsidiaries has been awarded a technology development contract by Statoil Petroleum AS (“Statoil”). The contract provides for the development, manufacturing, testing, and mobilization of a self-contained, battery-powered work class remotely operated vehicle (E-ROV) ...

  • Solinst Canada introduces new conductivity datalogger

    Solinst Canada Ltd. is pleased to announce the latest release in their datalogger series—the Model 3001 LTC Levelogger Edge. The LTC Levelogger Edge is a compact instrument that provides reliable datalogging of water level, temperature, and conductivity measurements. The LTC Levelogger Edge offers a number of upgraded features over previous LTC versions, including an 8-year battery life, ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Dr. Daniel B. Stephens recognized for contributions to NGWA

    Daniel B. Stephens, Ph.D., PG, PHg, founder and principal hydrologist, Daniel B. Stephens & Associates Inc., has received the 2016 Keith E. Anderson Award for outstanding contributions to the National Ground Water Association. “Throughout the last 42 years, Dan has served with energy and dedication, bringing forth his extensive hydrologic and geological experience, as well as ...

  • Do you monitor water quality?

    Find out about bbe Moldaenke’s high-quality monitoring equipment. bbe Moldaenke German company bbe Moldaenke has been a leading producer of high-quality environmental technology products for over 20 years. bbe Moldaenke develops and manufactures water quality monitoring equipment and software. The equipment is used in oceanography and limnology, as well as for analysing ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • MARWIS Applied for “Digital Test Field Motorway” Project

    In September 2015 the „Digital Test Field Motorway” project has been started officially by the Federal Transport Minister Alexander Dobrinth and takes place on the motorway A9 between Munich and Nuremberg. Through this project the Federal Government wants to strengthen the innovative lead of Germany in the frame of the initiative “Mobility 4.0”. Automatic driving and ...

  • Visit LG Sonic during the Singapore International Water Week

    In the week of 11-15 July, LG Sonic will attend the Business Avenues Environment and Water Technologies mission to Singapore and Vietnam.This business mission is linked to the Singapore International Water Week, a bi-annual global platform that brings together stakeholders from the water industry to share best practices, showcase the latest innovations and explore business opportunities. During ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Nitrate and the U.S. EPA

    The U.S. EPA initiated the Federal Water Pollution Control Act  in 1948 to regulate contaminants in surface waters - which later expanded in 1972 to form the Clean Water Act (CWA). Nitrate is one of the primary contaminants regulated by the U.S. EPA under the CWA as well as the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). The maximum contaminant level set by the ...


    By NECi Superior Enzymes

  • The New World of MARWIS

    Not only got the Lufft Blog a new design, but also the mobile road weather sensor has been upgraded. What’s the difference between the first and the new MARWIS version? How does the MARWIS friction measurement differ from grip testers? And how do customers mount MARWIS on small transporters? From the Lufft Development: MARWIS 2.0 Since Intertraffic 2016 the new MARWIS (2.0) ...

  • Groundwater movement and contaminant transport in the Earth’s subsurface are the focus of two 2017 Darcy lectures

    Quantifying water movement and contaminant transport in the Earth’s subsurface are the critical issues addressed during presentations offered through the 2017 Henry Darcy Distinguished Lecture Series in Groundwater Science. Earth’s subsurface is part of the “critical zone” — the layer of the planet from the tops of the trees to the bottom of groundwater. This zone is ...

  • BAS begins monitoring waters under largest ice shelf in Antarctica

    It was 1914 when the famed British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton advertised for crew to attempt the first trans-continental crossing of Antarctica. “Small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger, safe return doubtful,” he wrote. A hundred years later, some things haven’t changed—and many things have. In spite of its bitter cold and long ...


    By RBR Ltd.

  • EPA Promulgates SNUR for Functionalized CNTs ( Carbon Nanotubes )

    On May 16, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated, through a direct final rule, significant new use rules (SNUR) for 55 chemical substances that were the subject of premanufacture notices (PMN), including functionalized carbon nanotubes (CNT) (generic). EPA states that it determined that any use of the functionalized CNTs without the use of impervious gloves, where there ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • H2O GmbH at the international conference for air and space travel surface technology

    Surfaces used in the air and space travel industries are exposed to extreme conditions and therefore need to be very reliable and high in quality. VACUDEST vacuum distillation systems were made with this in mind – they produce extremely high-quality treated rinsing water. These systems treat used rinsing water from air and space travel production so effectively that it can even be recycled ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • Climate change and lack of sanitation threaten water safety for millions: UNICEF

    On World Water Day, UNICEF says the push to bring safe water to millions around the world is going to be even more challenging due to climate change, which threatens both water supply and water safety for millions of children living in drought- or flood-prone areas. In 2015 at the end of the Millennium Development Goal era, all but 663 million people around the world ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Access the Chinese water market at Aquatech China 2016

    China’s government is continuing its ambitious efforts to improve water management and infrastructure throughout the country. RAI Amsterdam and CHC Expo are pleased to announce that the next edition of Aquatech China will take place on 15-17 June in Shanghai. With its biggest programme ever, the event will provide new and returning exhibitors with a vital platform to access this ...


    By Aquatech Global Events

  • LG Sonic introduces new software for accurate water quality monitoring and effective algae control

    LG Sonic introduces a user-friendly software, the MPC-View, to follow the water quality in lakes and reservoirs visually. The software receives its data from advanced water quality sensors that are integrated into the MPC-Buoy, a floating solar-powered system for control of algal blooms through ultrasound. The ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Turning surface water in Thailand into clean drinking water

    A new sustainable water treatment system from Grundfos is designed to turn river water and surface water into drinking water for the residents in 15 Thai villages. The project is funded by the Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency of Thailand, which focuses on implementing efficient and sustainable solutions in remote areas. Insufficient access to clean water in rural areas ...


    By Grundfos

  • High Standard Liquid Level Measurements and Monitoring

    Ground water, surface water, tides etc. are just a few of the long term monitoring applications of water level, requiring precise and reliable technology as provided by the DL.OCS data logger. The Data Logger DL.OCS enables the long term measurement of pressure, temperature and conductivity of liquids at custom intervals. The sensor excels with precision results while ...

  • DNV GL conducts largest ever controlled release of CO2 from an underwater pipeline

    Carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) is gaining momentum to meet stringent climate change goals and secure energy supplies for the future. To fully understand the environmental and safety implications associated with the development of CO2 pipelines, DNV GL is conducting the oil and gas industry’s largest ever controlled release of carbon dioxide from an underwater pipeline at its ...


    By DNV GL - Software

  • Dr. Zhongbo Yu of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas receives NGWA award for excellence in science and engineering

    Dr. Zhongbo Yu of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas has received the John Hem Award for Excellence in Science & Engineering from the National Ground Water Association. The John Hem Award honors significant scientific or engineering contributions to the understanding of groundwater. The award will be presented at the 2015 Groundwater Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada, December 15-17. Yu was ...

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