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What is a Community Wellntel Groundwater Network?

Installing a Wellntel system

You may have seen a tweet or a post about Wellntel Community Groundwater Networks, as opposed to just singular groundwater sensors. Wellntel networks are arrays of sensors in which the data from a few or many sensors can be assembled to answer questions about connections between supply and demand in an area or evaluate risk or opportunity. Groundwater scientists have… Read more »

Don’t miss these Wellntel talks at 2016 NGWA Groundwater Week

Wellntel at Groundwater Week

For the third year in a row, Wellntel will be featured at the largest, most attended Groundwater show in the country, the NGWA’s Groundwater Week. This year, Team Wellntel is stepping it up another notch. Here are some of the don’t-miss hands-on demos and presentations by Wellntel experts. If you’re planning on attending the expo, we… Read more »

Comparing Wellntel to conventional technology for accuracy, performance, and cost

Groundwater professionals, stakeholders and the science-minded are keen to take advantage of the massive scientific, social and economic benefits of Wellntel, but understandably, they need to know how Wellntel compares in terms of accuracy, performance and cost, compared with technologies that they currently use to measure groundwater levels. So in test sites all over the US,… Read more »

Groundwater and water storage on one dashboard: Introducing TANK

Wellntel TANK on Bench

Wellntel is pleased to present a major innovation for water management on homes, farms, and natural lands. Wellntel TANK continuously and remotely monitors the level of water in a storage tank, a cistern (or with some special provisioning, a stilling well) and can be programmed to send email or text alerts for conditions like when the vessel… Read more »

Wisconsinites care about their groundwater

Wellntel in Wisconsin

  Wellntel isn’t just for drought: it’s for anyone interested in resources, water, conservation, climate and weather, farming, irrigation, or just, simply, lowering costs and preventing emergencies. That’s why, in water-rich Wisconsin, Wellntel networks are popping up all over: Here is the current list of counties with Wellntel: Dane Ozaukee Washington Waukesha Milwaukee Manitowoc Sheboygan Kewaunee… Read more »

How Wellntel is fueling a #groundwaterinformationrevolution

Wellntel: a whole new ballgame

Until Wellntel, anyone wanting to know about groundwater depended on a limited array of complex or cumbersome tools to find groundwater or well water levels. The least expensive, but most cumbersome, is demonstrated here: Tapes, loggers and transducers all require an open well and an expert on site. They are expensive to buy and use. So they… Read more »

Why Start-Up in Milwaukee?

Marketplace: Sarah Gardner

Wellntel founders Marian Singer and Nick Hayes spent an afternoon with American Public Media’s Marketplace Sustainability reporter Sarah Gardner to talk about why Wellntel – a technology company focused on groundwater – is in Milwaukee. Sarah’s story explores the potential of a water-focused cluster in the area: anchored by the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater… Read more »

V2 Sensors: like shiny, smart jewels

Wellntel Sensor Probe V2

Earlier this week, Wellntel began shipping a newly-engineered Sensor design so gorgeous that one might confuse the probe for a high-end piece of jewelry. Not to be mistaken for a set of earrings or a broach, however, the Wellntel V2 sensor includes three major updates: Improved signal quality, speeding calibration and tighter out-of-the-box sensor accuracy Higher grade stainless to last longer in harsh… Read more »

Sensor Firmware 1.11 available

Today, January 10th, Wellntel has released Sensor firmware (V1.11) with a number of key improvements: Improved absolute accuracy Easier calibration, especially in harsh duty environments For best performance, we urge customers to upgrade their Wellntel Sensors to this new software version when it is convenient, and offer three possible ways to go about it. 1.) Do it yourself:… Read more »

Learn how Wellntel maps groundwater in hi-res, near realtime

Wellntel Sample Contours

Among other exciting announcements by Wellntel at the National Groundwater Association Expo this weekend, citizen scientists, groundwater professionals, water managers and hydrogeologists can see how burgeoning Wellntel networks can be used to spot trends, risks and opportunities in groundwater at an unparalleled resolution, and from any computer, tablet or smartphone. For example, during just the last 90 days, Wellntel sensors… Read more »