Well Maintenance News

  • Learn more about water well rehabilitation in just-published book from NGWA Press

    Authored by long-time industry professionals Thomas M. Hanna, PG, Michael J. Schnieders, PG, PH-GW, and John H. Schnieders, Ph.D., CPC, it details how to understand various factors and how they impact well operation and maintenance. Through research, field work, and laboratory work, they have developed a method for assessing the information and assigning a value to the well in regard to its ...

  • NREL announces third round of start-ups to participate in the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) Program

    The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will help an additional 10 companies advance their technologies under the third round of the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2) program, a five-year, $10 million program designed to facilitate early-stage technologies that provide scalable solutions to reduce the energy impact of commercial buildings. ...

  • New York University and Wells Fargo Expand Support for Startups in Cleantech, Smart Cities, and Sustainability

    The New York University Tandon School of Engineering has received a $100,000 grant from Wells Fargo to support early-stage companies in New York City's hub for smart cities, smart grid, and clean energy through its ACRE incubator. Housed at the Urban Future Lab (UFL) at NYU Tandon, the internationally recognized ACRE is a cleantech incubator that supports startup ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Maintenance work on Palas website

    Limited accessibility from 2nd to 4th December 2016 Due to maintenance work the Palas website might be out of order from Friday (2nd December 2016, 3:00 pm) to Sunday (04th December 2016). This applies to the Palas cart system as well. We ask for your kind ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • Water well system lifespan focus of 2017 McEllhiney Lecture

    Defining the operational age of a well and redefining the life expectations of a new well are explored in two presentations to be offered during the 2017 William A. McEllhiney Distinguished Lecture Series in Water Well Technology. The 2017 McEllhiney Distinguished Lecturer Michael Schnieders, PG, PH-GW, will offer two lecture selections: “Defining the Operational Age of a Well: ...

  • Maintenance for Renault: full service by HORIBA

    Members of the HORIBA team standing in front of the Renault Lardy Technical Center. The 24 member technical department of HORIBA France ATS services 40 customers from different backgrounds; including car and engine makers, automotive suppliers, as well as state and private laboratories or universities. The department’s Emissions, Mechatronics, Test Automation and applications ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Morbark Acquired by Stellex Capital Management

    Morbark, LLC, announced that an affiliate of Stellex Capital Management has acquired the Company. The acquisition is focused on providing growth capital and resources to significantly expand the Company in the future. The stock purchase is a strong fit for the new owners with a portfolio focus of identifying companies with solid market and product presence that can benefit from growth capital and ...


  • Antea Group Wellness Program Profiled by Employee Benefit News

    Antea Group's employee wellness program takes a holistic approach, emcompassing the emotional, physical and financial aspects of well-being. The firm's recent efforts around mental health and stress management were recently featured in a piece in Employee Benefit News. The article spotlights the Learn to ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Søren Holst appointed as new Managing Director of Brüel & Kjær

    We are delighted to announce the appointment of Søren Holst as Managing Director of Brüel & Kjær Sound & Vibration Measurement A/S. Brüel & Kjær develops and manufactures the world’s most precise and advanced technology for measuring and managing sound and vibration and Søren looks forward to the tasks ahead: “Brüel & Kjær ...

  • Webinar – Making Change Management More Manageable

    Having a well-defined and well-thought-out process is critical to evaluating and implementing changes successfully. This is true whether you’re implementing Management of Change as part of a larger set of Process Safety Management (PSM) requirements, or you’re simply following Change Management principles as a best practice. Change is not only a necessary evil, it is an essential ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Protective glass against many dangers: fire, ballistic and manual attack as well as UV rays

    The product portfolio of the international technology group SCHOTT includes various safety glasses for comprehensive protection of museums, exhibition halls and all types of art work. The company has played a pioneering role in the development of glass laminates that withstand burglary attempts and shelling, yet offer fire resistance for higher building safety. Furthermore, SCHOTT offers picture ...


    By Schott AG

  • Large Inventory of Drilled but Uncompleted Wells Pose Opportunities for Handful of U.S. E&P Operators with Quality Assets; Challenges for Those Without, IHS Says

    Faced with continued market uncertainty due to falling oil prices in late 2014, U.S. oil producers operating in shale plays such as the Eagle Ford in south Texas have built a large inventory of nearly 1,400 drilled, but uncompleted wells (DUC) that are now driving the investment focus for many operators. The most promising of these wells belong to just a handful of operators in the play, giving ...


    By IHS

  • energyTEAM Workshops well received by ESOS participants

    Launched in 2014, the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) is a mandatory energy auditing scheme and part of the UK’s implementation of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive. Affecting an estimated 9,000 organisations and with less than a year for participants to comply with the scheme, energyTEAM organised free ESOS breakfast workshops in early 2015 to support participants in dealing with ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Water well maintenance important to water quality

    A poorly maintained water well system can lead to poor water quality, so household water well owners should inform themselves of good water well maintenance practices, the National Ground Water Association said today. “Neglecting a water well system’s maintenance can have a direct impact on one’s health, so it’s important to stay on top of a water well system’s ...

  • ACWA Issues Recommendations for Improving Groundwater Management in California

    ACWA today issued a suite of far-reaching recommendations for improving management of groundwater basins throughout California amid growing concerns about potentially unsustainable declines in groundwater levels and degraded water quality in some basins of the state.   The  ...

  • Techne`s new in situ hybridisation adapter delivers a quick, economical solution for 96-well thermal cycler owners

    Techne has extended its Prime range of thermal cyclers with the addition of a new in situ hybridisation adapter. This new innovation allows users to utilise the high performance of the Prime 96 x 0.2ml thermal cycler in an even greater range of applications. By simply inserting the adapter, a standard thermal cycler is instantly converted to an in situ instrument capable of accommodating up to 4 ...


    By Techne Equipment

  • Boom in orders at the well-established HSE management software EcoWebDesk

    The Berlin based HSE management software provider has reinforced its market position in 2013. EcoIntense GmbH registered a major increase across all areas for the whole business year; particularly incoming orders, in the fourth quarter of 2013, rose by 300 per cent as compared to the same period of the preceding year. In addition to the increased number of new users more and more large companies ...


    By EcoIntense GmbH

  • Global Economy Growing But May Leave Well-being Behind

    In 2012, gross world product increased to just over $83 trillion, a 4.85 percent increase over 2011. On the surface, this metric supports the argument that the worst of the global recession is in the past; however, the economy continues a pattern of slowing growth rates since 2010 and 2011, when gross world product grew 6.35 and 5.67 percent, respectively. Moreover, closer inspection shows that ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Well done to the Dudley Bikers

    Scarab Minor driver Dillon James pictured right and his close friend Mark Reeves also from Dudley mbc have recently gone through the pain barrier to raise money for the Midlands Air Ambulance , they cycled 125 miles from Dudley to Barmouth and they have managed to raise over £500.00 so far with Scarab donating £100 , but that was not the only challenge they now have a couple of days ...

  • Fazeley section of Lower Tame scheme progressing well!

    The Lower Tame Flood Risk Management Scheme is continuing to progress, with works moving to the next section at Fazeley in Tamworth. Following the granting of planning permission by Lichfield District Council, work on the £3.5million scheme started at the end of June 2013, shortly after the opening of the first section of works in Coton, Tamworth. The Fazeley scheme will consist of a ...

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