Protection and proper maintenance of private wells is essential to a safe water supply
2006 Ground Water Expo to address business management, future of industry
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.
A closer look at coprecipitation, adsorption and ion exchange
Utilizing ozone in the early stages of water treatment for small systems
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.
Superfund site cleanup of chromate-contaminated groundwater
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.
Overview of regulations and contamination factors
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.
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.
Groundwater resources throughout northern China are drying up at an astonishing rate.