kootenay watershed science expands program to include alpine lake monitoring

Kootenay Watershed Science Expands Program To Include Alpine Lake Monitoring

Kootenay Watershed Science (KWS) is a community-driven project that was spurred into action by concern over climate change impacts and the lack of watershed monitoring in the Kootenay region. Along with its parent organization, Living Lakes Canada, a water stewardship NGO whose work was founded...


reclaiming and remediating abandoned mine drainage for clean water use

Reclaiming And Remediating Abandoned Mine Drainage For Clean Water Use

Coal mining began in Pennsylvania over 250 years ago, and today it still supplies 60 per cent of the fuel for the state's electric power generation—the fourth largest coal-producing state in the U.S. Despite efforts such as the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA, 1977), over 5000 miles...


planting 51 trees speeds up toluene cleanup efforts

Planting 51 Trees Speeds Up Toluene Cleanup Efforts

High-Res Groundwater Monitoring Tracks its Success Over 40 years ago, a former industrial site in the City of Guelph, Ontario, was contaminated by toluene; the chemical plume has since leached into the underlying fractured bedrock aquifer. Today, the site is home to a unique research project...


bladder pump helps monitor groundwater contamination near a busy port

Bladder Pump Helps Monitor Groundwater Contamination Near A Busy Port

Saldanha in the Western Cape of South Africa is a small port town on the northern shore of Saldanha Bay. The bay is a naturally sheltered harbour, making it ideal for exporting iron ore on massive ships. It serves the region's base metal mines and a heavy minerals smelter, and is also the location of...


Solinst High Quality Groundwater Monitoring Instruments

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Uses: Groundwater Monitoring Instruments are designed to obtain surface or ground water samples, continuous or manual water level measurements and recordings of concentrations of various water parameters. The data collected can be used to estimate hydraulic conductivity and other aquifer conditions; to monitor potable water recharge areas; and to monitor tailings ponds, dewatering activities and water supply levels of mines.

Solinst equipment is used to monitor groundwater for general site investigations and for contaminant plume monitoring on: spill sites, remediation sites, chemical storage facilities, landfill sites and hazardous waste storage sites.