Posts Tagged: Citizen Science

Wellntel is proud to be helping concerned citizens in rural Oregon

Alpine Oregon

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 »

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 »

August 17th: Groundwater in South Benton County Oregon

Alpine Oregon

Learn how citizens and neighbors of South Benton County Oregon can work together to measure and understand groundwater, build community support for smart local management, and protect property value. See live demonstrations, discuss project goals, enjoy refreshments. At the Alpine Community Center 6pm – 8pm, August 17th RSVP RICHARDSAYLOR@PEAK.ORG. Download and share a flyer for… Read more »

Wellntel Launches the Community Groundwater Monitoring Network in a Box

Community Groundwater Network in a box

Wellntel’s Community Groundwater Network in a Box is a citizen-science breakthrough and enabler of true public/private partnerships to improve rural life and resource resilience. Five systems, well-placed, create a new standard for local groundwater understanding and agreements. A Community Groundwater Monitoring Network in a Box is a way for a community to come together to… Read more »

As central oversight lessens, neighbors take resilience into their own hands

A reach of the Little Plover River in the Central Sands area of Wisconsin

The need for continuous hydrological data is growing, while the ability of government agencies to collect and interpret these data is flat or declining. Photo from Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey Bulletin 111, full citation below * The responsibility for groundwater resource management is shifting from governments to citizens Recent legislation and legal rulings on… 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 »