Posts Tagged: groundwater monitoring

Farmers should track aquifer saturated thickness to plan crops and irrigation

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Groundwater-dependent growers should establish monitoring networks early in the water year to quantify saturated thickness before the growing season. A direct relation exists between the saturated thickness of an aquifer and the groundwater volume available for extraction constrained by regulation and/or principles of sustainability. Under natural conditions, the water table of an unconfined aquifer will… Read more »

The 2019 Texas Drought – Water-Levels Observed in Pumping Wells

In the late summer and early autumn of 2019, Texas experienced severe to extreme drought over portions of Central, Southern, and eastern West Texas Regions. That drought is captured in weekly map images provided by the United States Drought Monitor, through a partnership between the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the… Read more »

Upgrades to Wellntel Analytics Dashboard Mapping Tools

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The Wellntel Analytics Dashboard (AD) includes new features for maps and spatial data analysis. Maps can now be downloaded as image files. This feature is indispensable for groundwater professionals who rely on network map visuals for reports, communications, and groundwater level analysis. Downloaded maps match the zoom of the currently displayed map on AD and… Read more »

Network Design Critical To Revealing Groundwater and Surface Water Interactions

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California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act of 2014 (SGMA) requires that Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs) manage groundwater resources to avoid significant and unreasonable adverse impacts on beneficial uses of interconnected surface water1, 2. Surface Water Depletion is one of the six SGMA Sustainability Factors that GSAs and their Groundwater Sustainability Plans (GSPs) must consider and endeavor… Read more »

Tagged water-level measurements provide greater insight into network aquifer characteristics and pumping activity

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Wellntel systems collect detailed data on pumping activity, tagging these data to be useful in understanding the groundwater aquifer and the operational characteristics of network wells. Data Tagging The data that can be collected, tagged, and displayed in real time are: the water level in the well during each timed measurement – tagged as Timed… 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 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 »