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  • Karl Mauch

    Monitoring Well Riser Repair

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    I have some quality monitoring wells with 2" SCH-40 PVC casing that need to be repaired. The repairs will involve using an internal PVC cutter to cut-down the riser. My first question is whether or not the shavings generated from cutting the PVC pipe...

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    EPA Power Plant Rule - GHPSs

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    Starting tomorrow, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold four, two-day public hearings , across the country on the proposed Clean Power Plan . The hearings will be held in Washington D.C., Atlanta, Denver and Pittsburgh, and...

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    ConsensusDocs Seeking Comments

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    7/22/2014 ConsensusDocs has invited industry stakeholders to submit feedback on the primary agreements and subcontracts hosted within their catalog. NGWA is seeking input from the community by September 1, 2014. Comments should be recorded in...

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    CWA Definition of Waters of the US Webinar

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    U.S. EPA is holding a webinar on Wednesday, July 16, from 2 to 3 p.m. EST to discuss the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers proposed rule to define Waters of the U.S. under the Clean Water Act. To register for the webinar go tohttp://mp118885.cdn.mediaplatform.com/118885/ml/mp/4000/5345/5417/37758/Lobby/default.htm...

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Groundwater Industry News

Bills to manage our groundwater are debated

BAKERSFIELD, CA - Two bills are moving through the California legislature right now that would mandate the creation of local agencies that would establish a water budget to sustain our precious underground water resources. And if they become law, these bills would make California the last state in the western U.S. to impose limits on how much water we take out of the ground for people and crops ...

Groundwater is safe in potential N.Y. fracking area

Two Cornell hydrologists have completed a thorough groundwater examination of drinking water in a potential hydraulic fracturing area in New York’s Southern Tier. They determined that drinking water in potable wells near conventional natural gas wells in Chenango County is safe to drink and within federal guidelines.

Satellite data show big groundwater loss in Colorado River Basin

For more than a decade, photos of the biggest reservoirs on the Colorado River have shown the dramatic drop in water levels caused by prolonged drought. But a new study suggests the greatest water losses have gone sight unseen.

Colorado River Groundwater Disappearing at 'Shocking' Rate

As the Southwest's drought has worsened in the last decade, making surface water scarce, millions of people are drawing more heavily on underground water supplies. Between December 2004 and November 2013, more than 75 percent of the water lost in the Colorado River Basin was from groundwater, according to the study. The results show that groundwater is already being used to fill the gap between ...

Satellites show major Southwest groundwater loss

Groundwater losses from the Colorado River basin appear massive enough to challenge long-term water supplies for the seven states and parts of Mexico that it serves, according to a new study released Thursday ...

Groundwater levels drop in Southwestern U.S. in ongoing drought

Underground stores of water in the southwestern United States have receded dramatically amid ongoing drought that has parched states from Oklahoma to the Pacific Coast and is costing California billions in lost crops and jobs, a new study shows. The study released Thursday by the University of California, Irvine, shows that groundwater in the Colorado River basin has dropped by 40 million acre ...

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