Surface Water Monitoring News

  • California`s Largest Lake threatened by Urban Water Transfer

    Once-bustling marinas on shallow water in California's largest lake a few years ago are bone-dry. Carcasses of oxygen-starved tilapia lie on desolate shores. Flocks of eared grebes and shoreline birds bob up and down to feast on marine life. An air of decline and strange beauty permeates the Salton Sea: The lake is shrinking - and on the verge of getting much smaller as more water goes to coastal ...


    By Associated Press

  • The world’s first model for engineered nanoparticles in surface waters

    Researchers of Wageningen University provide the world’s first spatiotemporally explicit model that simulates the behaviour and fate of engineered nanoparticles (ENPs) in surface waters. Wageningen researcher Bart Koelmans: “This is important in order to assure safe nanotechnology. We do need to have an assessment of the risks of ENPs to man and the environment.” ...

  • Towards the ultimate model of water

    Water is essential to life as we know it; from its unusual density maximum which preserves freshwater ecosystems by ensuring that ponds freeze from the top down during winter, to its hydrogen bonds which shape proteins and the DNA double helix. But while water (in its liquid, solid and vapour forms) is one of the most common substances on Earth, many of its life-sustaining properties remain a ...

  • EPA awards $2.5 million to Arizona to improve surface water quality

    The Environmental Protection Agency awarded $2.5 million to the State of Arizona for projects to help restore water quality in the state’s polluted water bodies. With an additional $1.6 million leveraged by the state for these activities, more than $4 million is available this year to improve surface water quality. Recent water quality data shows that a significant percentage of surface ...

  • Big business wants single water supplier from day one of market opening

    The retail water market must open on time and must be fit and ready for multi-site customers to switch to a single supplier from day one. These are two of the demands that feature in the Water Competition Manifesto published today by large utility consumer group the Major Energy Users’ Council (MEUC). The MEUC surveyed its members – which ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Further Protoc Success at Leeds Bradford International Airport

    After the successful installation of two Protoc 300 TOC monitoring systems, supplied earlier this year, Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBIA) has placed another order for a surface water monitoring and control system. The latest Protoc 300 analyser order will be used to provide continuous measurement and control of surface water entering a new holding tank at Outlet 3 location. The large ...

  • ProMinent at interbad 2014: Expanded internationality and further increased quality of visitors

    This year's interbad at Messe Stuttgart closed with positive results: "The exhibitors were particularly happy with the quality of conversations and the contacts they made," said Kromer, Managing Director of Messe Stuttgart, in an initial summary of the event. This is confirmed by Markus Rösch, Divisional Manager for Pool and Wellness at ProMinent GmbH: "Our stand was very busy ...

  • LG Sound integrates new technology to detect toxic algae blooms

    LG Sound introduces satellite remote sensing technology in order to detect toxic algae blooms. Satellite remote sensing allows water quality detection from a distance, with information obtained from satellites. Together with several European universities we discovered that different types of algae require different type of ultrasonic treatment. Therefore it is important to detect the type of ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Expanding cities need smart water approach

    By 2050, around 70% of the world's population of 9,2 billion people is expected to live in an urban environment. Especially in developing countries this increasing population and expanding cities pose great challenges with respect to access to clean drinking water, sanitation, waste water treatment and protection against floods. On request of UN Habitat, PBL Netherlands Environmental ...

  • EPA Announces Awards to College Students in National Water Quality Challenge

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced seven undergraduate and graduate student winners for phase 1 of the National Aquatic Resource Surveys (NARS) Campus Challenge, recognizing exemplary research in the area of water quality and ecosystems. Announced in February, the NARS Campus Challenge encourages students to develop proposals for research projects that find innovative ...

  • UGA Student wins National Water Quality Challenge Award

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that James Wood, a Ph.D. candidate from the University of Georgia located in Athens, Ga., was one of seven undergraduate and graduate student winners for Phase 1 of the National Aquatic Resource Surveys (NARS) Campus Challenge. The award was based on Wood’s proposal to assess major trends in river plants and measure the ...

  • ESRI UC Water Resources Hydro Meeting Recap

    KISTERS North America was proud to yet again be a sponsor of this year’s edition of the ESRI UC Water Resources Hydro Meeting in San Diego, CA. Dr. David Maidment kicked off the Water Resources Hydro meeting with a keynote presentation. His talk energized the audience of water resources professionals as he outlined exciting new projects and initiatives that will shape the future for water ...


    By KISTERS AG

  • Duke Energy completes cleanup work along the Dan River

    Duke Energy has completed cleanup work along the Dan River just upstream of the Schoolfield Dam in Danville, Va. Completion of the work was reviewed and approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Since the operation began on May 6, approximately 2,500 tons of coal ash and river sediment have been removed from this location. Crews and equipment were staged at Abreu-Grogan Park in ...


    By Duke Energy

  • EPA Promulgates SNURs for Two CNT Substances

    On July 8, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated significant new use rules (SNUR) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for 13 chemical substances that were the subject of premanufacture notices (PMN). The rule includes two PMN substances, P-10-5 and P-11-339, that were the subject of TSCA Section 5(e) consent orders and whose reported chemical names include the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Data Management Seminar and EQuIS Demonstration

    Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. - SGS Office, Sulzbach, Germnay Register by Friday, 11 July Please contact Karl.Daines@SGS.com EQuIS data management software improves data quality and decision support. EQuIS is used in more than 42 countries and is the most widely used ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • Province Announces Manitoba`s First Comprehensive Surface Water Management Strategy

    $320-million Investment to Better Manage Floods, Droughts, Protect Lake Winnipeg; Regulations to Preserve Wetland Benefits; Cut Red Tape for Routine Drainage Projects:  Ministers Manitoba is proposing its first comprehensive Surface Water Management Strategy and multi-year surface water management investments to protect Lake Winnipeg and mitigate flood and drought damage, Conservation and ...

  • Grand Challenges: Request for Information on the Subsurface

    Subsurface reservoirs account for more than 80% of U.S. primary energy, and they offer vast potential for the storage of energy, CO2, and nuclear waste. Despite decades of development, current technologies do not allow full utilization of subsurface energy resources. Major advances in our understanding of the subsurface environment coupled with the identification and development of potential ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Solinst Canada Announces the New Solinst Levelogger App

    Solinst Canada Ltd. is pleased to announce the release of the all-new Solinst Levelogger App. The Solinst Levelogger App makes water level data collection and sharing, as well as programming Levelogger dataloggers, even more convenient and efficient. With the 3001 App Interface for the Levelogger, wireless Bluetooth technology allows you to connect your Levelogger to your Apple iPhone, iPad, iPad ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Chicago Receives Two U.S. EPA Grants to Improve Lake Michigan Water Quality

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced the award of two Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants totaling $1 million to fund green infrastructure projects in Chicago. The projects will improve water quality in Lake Michigan. EPA Region 5 Administrator / Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman was joined today by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Sen. Dick Durbin, U.S. Rep. ...

  • Commission takes Austria to Court over failure to protect water quality on Schwarze Sulm river

    The European Commission is taking Austria to Court for its failure to ensure adequate protection for the Schwarze Sulm river in Steiermark. In the Commission's view, the construction of a proposed power plant would cause a serious deterioration in the quality of the river, which is one of the longest undisturbed rivers in the region. The Commission is of the view that the regional authority ...

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