Assessment shows hydraulic fracturing activities have not led to widespread, systemic impacts to drinking water resources and identifies important vulnerabilities to drinking water resources
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a draft assessment on the potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing activities on drinking water resources in the U.S. The assessment, done at the request of Congress, shows that while hydraulic fracturing activities in the U.S. are carried out in a way that have not led to widespread, systemic impacts on drinking water resources, there are potential vulnerabilities in the water lifecycle that could impact drinking water.
A public meeting will be held May 28
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a plan to clean up contaminated groundwater at the Curtis Specialty Papers Superfund site in Milford and Alexandria Township, N.J. The site includes the 86-acre historic former Milford Mill, which converted paper pulp to paper for 96 years before shutting down in 2003.
Findings characterize the current state of water resources and reveal how water resources have changed in the past
Water availability in the Middle San Pedro Watershed in southeast Arizona is strongly dependent on climate and water use, according to a new water resource assessment by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in cooperation with the Arizona Department of Water Resources.
The presentation will identify classes of treatment technologies and detail specific technology choices as a function of contaminant reduction efficacy and cost
Peter S. Cartwright, P.E., named the 2016 McEllhiney Distinguished Lecturer, will present “Water Well Contaminants and Treatment Options,” the National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation announced.
Cartwright, who owns and operates Cartwright Consulting Co. with offices in Minneapolis and the Netherlands, has been in the treatment side of the water industry since 1974.
The lecture explores how the practice of hydrology depends on computer models and discusses new methods for characterizing and monitoring the subsurface
Ty Ferré, Ph.D., professor in the University of Arizona’s Department of Hydrology and Water Resources, has been selected as the 2016 Henry Darcy Distinguished Lecturer by the National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation.
The data behind the website include more than 23,000 individual water-level measurements from more than 250 wells
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) recently launched the Upper Klamath Basin Collaborative Groundwater Monitoring website to provide information on groundwater conditions in the upper Klamath Basin. The website provides a single source for water users, resource managers and the general public to view up-to-date groundwater-level monitoring data collected by multiple agencies in Oregon and California.
Grant applications sought on groundwater research and developing nation projects and programs
The National Groundwater Research and Educational Foundation (NGWREF) is seeking grant applications for groundwater research as well as water supply projects and educational programs in developing nations.
Many residents across the U.S. rely on groundwater for their potable water supply, whether from a private water well or a municipal system that draws from a groundwater source. In recent years, legislation has put greater focus on wells and groundwater resources, with the potential to affect millions. WQP Managing Editor Kate Cline recently checked in with Margaret Martens of the Water Systems Council (WSC) and Jesse Richardson of West Virginia University to get the latest legislative updates.
Imagine turning on your faucet one day only to find there is no water flowing. Your well has run dry, and you have to pay tens of thousands of dollars to fix it. When a North Carolina scientist ran into this issue, he searched for a product that could help. When he could not find one, he took matters into his own hands.
Communities utilize sound wave technology to measure well levels
Each of the scholarship recipients are entering a field of study that serves, supports or promotes the groundwater professions
The National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation recently awarded $25,000 from its Len Assante Scholarship Fund to 15 students.
Each of the scholarship recipients are entering a field of study that serves, supports or promotes the groundwater professions.