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California Groundwater Stress Confirmed

As part of Governor Jerry Brown’s drought response, the California Department of Water Resources has conducted new research and issued a new report documenting the impact of drought on groundwater resources and water wells in California. It’s worth noting that Wellntel pilot program participants are tracking these trends in realtime and are using what they… Read more »

The basic dynamics of groundwater

This terrific image by Carsten Egestal Thuesen at GEUS shows the basic dynamics of groundwater, including the impacts of topology and pumping, “layers” of water, from the unconfined to deeper “confined” layers, and the time it takes for groundwater resources to flow and replenish. Read more in the Ground Water and Surface Water: A Single Resource,… Read more »

Waterweek 2014 sponsor a farmer, naturally

Waterweek 2014, an event designed to “advocate for national policies that advance clean and safe waters and a healthy sustainable environment” was held in Washington DC this week. Its primary sponsor in Congress, Bob Gibbs (D-Ohio), during his speech to watertech leaders, explained that he was a farmer first, and depended on wells and groundwater… Read more »

#WaterWeek2014 calls Team Wellntel to Washington DC

The “Culminating event of Water Week 2014 will highlight and celebrate progressive solutions to our nation’s most pressing water challenges.” There, Wellntel will join other water innovators — Xylem, ImagineH20, Pave Drain and GE Water — to share ideas and solutions. We’ll showcase Wellntel’s novel technology and citizen-centered approach to a sustainable groundwater future. We’ll… Read more »

“2nd place couldn’t feel any better”

This was the subject line of an email from CEO Marian Singer, sent to Team Wellntel — investors, friends and partners — after it was announced that Wellntel is a runner up in Imagine H20’s Global Water Technology Competition. Here is what else she had to say: Good evening – Nick and I are proud… Read more »

Wellntel helping folks manage the California drought

The area around Paso Robles California, part of the Central Coast region of California, is known for its idyllic rural setting and its prolific agricultural output. Once dotted with dry-farmed almond groves, now boutique and large scale vineyards and specialty ranches mingle with villas and hillside homesteads. And like most of California, the area is experiencing the worst… Read more »

Join Milwaukee’s hottest Watertech startup!

Join the hottest Milwaukee #Watertech#Startup! @Wellntel seeking creative, smart #appdev & #webdesign. #M2M#sustainability#climateaction — Wellntel (@Wellntel) November 8, 2013  

25% of cropland is water stressed

The World Resources Institute’s Aquaduct project has published a global assessment of agricultural risk from water shortages. The report says that 25% of the world’s agriculture is grown in highly water-stressed areas, suggesting that sustainable water practices will be vital to farm businesses and the people that depend on them for food. The data are… Read more »