Groundwater Awareness

Protection and proper maintenance of private wells is essential to a safe water supply

About The Author: 

Marianne R. Metzger is sales manager for Blue Marsh Laboratories. Metzger is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Water Quality Products. She can be reached at 610.327.8196, or by e-mail at mariannem@bluemarshlabs.com.

Activation Date: 
November 1, 2006
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
17436

From the Ground Up

2006 Ground Water Expo to address business management, future of industry

Activation Date: 
October 4, 2006
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
17352

Bottled Water Industry Update

Water Quality Products invited Henry R. Hidell, III, president of Hidell-Eyster International, to share his thoughts on some current trends and issues in the bottled water market.

About The Author: 

For more information, contact Henry R. Hidell, III at hidell@hidelleyster.com.

Activation Date: 
January 1, 2006
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
17245

Arsenic Removal in Groundwater

A closer look at coprecipitation, adsorption and ion exchange

About The Author: 

David Osgood is marketing specialist for the Layne Christensen Co. He can be reached at 262.246.4646, or by e-mail at dosgood@laynechristensen.com.

Activation Date: 
January 1, 2006
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
16939

In Search of Ideal Groundwater Treatment

Utilizing ozone in the early stages of water treatment for small systems

About The Author: 

Jane I. Piper is president of Piper Environmental Group, Inc., Castroville, Calif. She can be reached at 831.632.2700, or by e-mail at jane@peg-inc.com.

Activation Date: 
April 1, 2006
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
16872

Chromate

The Boomsnub site in the state of Washington was listed as a Superfund site in 1995. The site consists of two parcels of land, which previously contained two unrelated businesses that contributed separately to contamination of soil and groundwater.

Deck: 

Superfund site cleanup of chromate-contaminated groundwater

About The Author: 

Frank DeSilva is national sales manager for ResinTech, Inc. He has been in the water treatment industry for more than 20 years. He can be reached at 760.809.4864, or by e-mail at fdesliva@resintech.com.

Activation Date: 
December 1, 2005
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
16531

National Ground Water Association

WQP: What is the NGWA? Give us a brief overview of the association and its function


Kevin McCray: The NGWA, founded in 1948, is the third largest water-related membership organization in the world. Nearly 15,000 international members are committed to the association’s mission of advancing the expertise of all groundwater professionals and to furthering groundwater awareness and protection through education and outreach. These professionals come from contracting, manufacturing, science, supply, engineering and government sectors.

About The Author: 

For additional information, contact Kevin McCray at kmccray@ngwa.org.

Activation Date: 
November 1, 2005
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
16448

Groundwater Contamination: Sources & Prevention

Overview of regulations and contamination factors

About The Author: 

Marianne R. Metzger is general products business unit manager for National Testing Laboratories, Ltd. She can be reached at 800.458.3330, ext. 223, or by e-mail at mmetzger@ntllabs.com.

Activation Date: 
November 1, 2005
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
16442

The Challenges of Stormwater Management

Stormwater management and its role in the larger challenge of preservation of water quality around the world is an evolving issue. As commercial development continues at record levels, both the quantity of runoff and water quality are issues that need to be looked at carefully. The engineering community is being pushed to design new solutions that keep groundwater and surface water ecology safe and that also protect development economics.

Deck: 

Stormwater Treatment

About The Author: 

Bryan A. Coppes is the vice president of research and development for Storm Tech, Inc. He is responsible for product development and R & D at Infiltrator Systems. Since 1993, he has been involved in the design process for Infiltrator's product lines and has assisted in establishing the StormTech subsidiary. Prior to joining Infiltrator Systems, Coppes worked in engineering and product development in the lift industry. He has a BS in mechanical engineering from the University of Connecticut and an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnical Institute.

Activation Date: 
November 4, 2002
Files: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
13411

Groundwater Crisis and Sustainable Agriculture in Northern China

Although China ranks sixth in the world in total water resources, there is a shortage. The average water resources per capita is 2,300 m3, making it only one fourth of the world average per capita, while the unit plantation area of water resources is only one half the world’s average value.

Deck: 

Groundwater resources throughout northern China are drying up at an astonishing rate.

About The Author: 

Zhang Guang-xin and Deng Wei are associate professors at Changchun Institute of Geography, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changchun, P.R. China.

Activation Date: 
April 2, 2002
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
13037