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Irrigation Management is improved with realtime groundwater-level monitoring

Pumping Activity in an Irrigation Well

The Wellntel Groundwater Information System provides a complete analytics platform – sensors, telemetry, and realtime analytics – that integrate real-time water-supply data with consumptive-use requirements to provide decision support for operational hydrology. As agricultural operations continue to expand in areas where available groundwater supplies are restricted either by lesser saturated thickness or by allocation limits,… Read more »

Introducing the New “Regional” Subscription for Wellntel Analytics Dashboard

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Many Wellntel public sector network sponsors partner with agencies, consultants, researchers, and other organizations at the local, state, or aquifer level. These regional organizations may also partner with other sponsors of Wellntel networks. This multi-network, regional association necessitates access to data across multiple networks as well as analytics and visualizations that extend across networks boundaries… Read more »

A Better Way to Group Network Wells in Wellntel’s Analytics Dashboard

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Wellntel Analytics Dashboard (AD) is living set of data tools, visualizations, and analytics designed to be the most useful feature sets for analyzing, understanding, and presenting groundwater data. Recently feedback suggested that the Groups feature would be a more intuitive and easy-to-use tool if wells could be grouped in large batches, rather than one at… Read more »

Pumping Influence In Central Texas Trinity Aquifer Revealed In Real Time

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The Comal Trinity Groundwater Conservation District is employing Wellntel technology to create a cost-effective and powerful groundwater-monitoring network that will greatly increase hydrogeologic understanding and science-based resource management. Their network build-out began in October 2018 with 4 wells, scaling to 10 in early 2019. “The plan to establish monitoring wells in the Trinity Aquifer has… Read more »

Wellntel’s New SP4 Sounder Technology Dramatically Improves Performance, Even During Extreme Weather

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At Wellntel, we look at each network every morning and study trends in performance to inform improvements which come in better hardware, better firmware and smarter analytics. In the last year, we have implemented a variety of major platform improvements that, together, bring fleet Data Delivery Rate* to >97% on new networks and networks that… Read more »

Wellntel Matches Pressure Transducer Performance

Resulting comparison between Wellntel and Pressure Transducer shows very high correlation between instruments

In a side-by-side comparison with a combination pressure transducer and barometric pressure logger, Wellntel has shown that with proper calibration and “benchmarking,” Wellntel will deliver accuracy and precision on par with much more expensive and complicated instruments. Here are the results of a three-month study conducted by members of the South Benton County Community Groundwater Network,… Read more »

Wellntel is proud to be helping concerned citizens in rural Oregon

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This press release was issued by a creative and hard-working group of Oregonians. We’re honored to be working with them. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 11, 2018. Monroe, Oregon. Concerns about groundwater availability and development pressure in rural South Benton County have spurred local residents to form a community groundwater monitoring network to study local groundwater… Read more »

Groundwater insights allow businesses to meet sustainability goals

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It was once thought that groundwater monitoring would be the exclusive purview of government scientists, agencies and regulators. Wellntel upends that premise by enlisting, teaching and enabling citizens and community groups to themselves become collectors of groundwater data. We’ve seen that businesses are as interested as citizens and communities in sustainability, and need groundwater facts to meet their profit goals, their goals… Read more »

Wellntel at Badger Rock Center finds hydrologic connections

Surface Water and Groundwater Level - Badger Rock Center, Madison, Wisconsin

Wellntel systems at the Badger Rock Center are tracking groundwater and water in storage on the south side of Madison, Wisconsin. Data from the systems help neighbors, gardeners, teachers, students, and facility managers to see connections between rainfall, rainfall collection, pumping for irrigation, and groundwater levels in the shallow aquifer underlying the school, its gardens, and the neighborhood. Recently,… Read more »

What is a Community Wellntel Groundwater Network?

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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 »