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Packer Tests And Transient Hydraulic Tomography In India

Experimental Hydrogeological Park Like many countries worldwide, India is facing intense pressures on their groundwater resources. An Experimental Hydrogeological Park established in Hyderabad is helping to better understand the impacts on groundwater. Overseen by the Indo-French Centre for Groundwater Research, the Experimental Hydrogeological Park is located in a multi-disciplinary observatory site of the National Geophysical… Continue Reading »

Selecting The Right Groundwater Sampler

There is much to think about before selecting a groundwater sampler for your project. Here are just a few things you probably need to consider: What you are sampling for: general chemistry, volatiles, metals, etc. Type of sample you need: low/high volume, purging or grab Your sampling frequency: portable or dedicated equipment Characteristics of the… Continue Reading »

Solinst Bladder Pumps Simplify Groundwater Sampling At Ontario Landfill

An environmental monitoring program is an essential part of any successful landfill operation. Monitoring ensures that a landfill is functioning as it should, and that wastes do not migrate off-site or pose potential risks to nearby receptors. Regular environmental reporting ensures that operators comply with the regulations and approvals that govern them. Landfill Technicians Brad… Continue Reading »

Bladder Pumps Exceed Sampling Criteria

A nuclear power facility in England has an extensive groundwater monitoring well network that requires regular sampling. Golder Associates, the project team who developed the network, wished to update their sampling equipment and protocols to improve efficiency, while maintaining accuracy and high safety standards. A set of objectives was defined to help determine the ideal… Continue Reading »

Bladders Teflon or LDPE?

Bladders Teflon Or LDPE?

Solinst Bladder Pumps have been long known to have Teflon® bladders backed with a 10-year warranty. These are ideal for dedication and VOC monitoring. Solinst also offers an inexpensive disposable polyethylene bladder, for clients who use a portable pump, or prefer to replace bladders at regular intervals, to prevent cross-contamination. Replacement is fast and easy, with no… Continue Reading »

Bladder Pump Or Double Valve Pump

Can you tell the difference? Which is Right for You? Both have their advantages. Bladder Pumps have low flow capability and ensure that no drive gas comes into contact with sample water, making them ideal, and approved by regulators worldwide for VOC sampling. Select a Bladder Pump for higher regulator acceptance and lower flow rates. Double Valve Pumps provide greater… Continue Reading »

Why Use Bladder Pumps?

We all know that bladder pumps are ideal for obtaining extremely accurate, representative groundwater samples. For this reason site regulators, owners, and consultants rely on bladder pumps for reproducible data that is defensible, time and time again. Although there may be a high initial capital investment, the bladder pump will pay for itself quickly. Only one pump… Continue Reading »

Bladders Teflon or LDPE?

Adjusting Pneumatic Pumps – It’s Easy!

What do you do when your Pneumatic Pump is properly connected, yet there is no sample discharge? A simple ‘trick’ is to submerge the sample discharge line into a clear container of water. During the drive cycle you should see bubbles. An aggressive blast of bubbles can mean that there is no water available, while… Continue Reading »