Tag: watershed management

Enhancing Water Basin Management In Turkey

The General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works (DSİ) in Turkey, have developed a long-term program to enhance the country’s water basin management through 2023. Their goals include, improving water quality, and gaining current and ongoing information on groundwater and surface water resources. Plans involve conducting hydrogeological investigations, geological surveys, creating models, and reporting water resource… Continue Reading »

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LTC Levelogger Junior Used To Monitor Hydrofracking In Elk County

The program includes the use of the Solinst LTC Levelogger Junior to monitor changes in water level, temperature, and conductivity in rivers and streams. Conductivity readings provide a general indication of the water quality, while the water level and temperature readings may be used to provide background information when any spikes or significant changes in conductivity readings are noticed. Continue Reading »

Collaborating For Results

Listening to the speakers at the 2011 Symposium, it became clear that getting results requires a collaborative effort. During his presentation, Jim Barker highlighted this by introducing a combined initiative that is currently taking place in the province of Ontario. The Southern Ontario Water Consortium is a development platform for new water technologies that includes… Continue Reading »

Designing Provincial-Scale Water Monitoring Networks To Meet Future Needs

The symposium continued on Day Two with a presentation from the Ontario Ministry of the Environment. The presentation focused on the province-wide stream water and groundwater monitoring networks that are currently being overseen by the Ministry of the Environment in partnership with Conservation Authorities and participating municipalities. These networks monitor ambient (baseline) stream water quality conditions… Continue Reading »

Emerging Needs For Temporal And Spatial Data Precision

Dave Rudolph, with the University of Waterloo, started the symposium off with a very thought-provoking presentation on the value of diverse and abundant data. Dave used case studies and different modeling methodologies to illustrate how various factors impact the quantity and quality of water resources, and how a small change can affect these conditions quickly and… Continue Reading »

Solinst Symposium A Great Success!

On October 22nd and 23rd Solinst held a unique symposium on “Recent Advances in Watershed and High Resolution Monitoring”. The event was held at our office in Georgetown, Ontario and featured speakers from the University of Waterloo, AMEC Geomatrix, Boart Longyear, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and the Kansas Geological… Continue Reading »