Posts Tagged: groundwater sustainability

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 »

Actionable Groundwater Information

Wellntel Analytics Dashboard Sample

Wellntel is a revolutionary new way for groundwater managers and their consultants to access, view, explore, and act on data from groundwater monitoring networks. For example, Wellntel’s Analytics Dashboard is a living library of interactive tools to see groundwater network and well behaviors and interactions in real-time, creating powerful new opportunities for managers and consultants. With Analytics… 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 »

Groundwater insights allow businesses to meet sustainability goals

Wellntel for the Sustainable Businesses

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 »

New Mexico’s Groundwater Future

New Mexico's Groundwater Future

You’re invited to learn about a new community-oriented groundwater monitoring program that aims to cover the state of New Mexico, especially engaging rural participants like farmers, ranchers, well owners and municipalities. Recent years have seen water shortages in communities across New Mexico, from Magdalena to Questa to Wagon Mound to Clovis. New Mexico currently lacks… Read more »

Introductory meeting at the Lyle Activity Center in Klickitat County, WA

Neighbors, ranchers, educators, and businesses of Klickitat County in the State of Washington can work together to understand groundwater, create smart local agreements, increase social and economic resilience, and protect the land and property value. Communities that have sufficient groundwater facts can smartly balance the needs of citizens, ranches, forests, and businesses. Today, citizens in Klickitat County are coming… Read more »

Wellntel Bringing Talent and Technology to California’s Growing Groundwater Networks

Lee Knudtson

Lee Knudtson, with years of experience helping customers utilize Wellntel Technology and Groundwater Data, will anchor Wellntel’s work in the state of California. With the 2014 passage of the historic Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA), California has set an ambitious goal to bring the state’s critically important groundwater basins into a sustainable regime of pumping and… Read more »

Introductory meeting at the Riveredge Nature Center on September 6th at 6:30pm

Learn how citizens of Ozaukee and Washington Counties can build a Community Groundwater Network Neighbors, farmers, schools, and businesses of Ozaukee and Washington Counties can work together to understand groundwater, create smart local agreements, increase social and economic resilience, and protect the land and property value. Experts will share facts about area groundwater, you can see… Read more »