Posts Tagged: innovation

What can Wellntel tell me about my groundwater pumping?

Wellntel Pump Cycling

Out of the box, Wellntel provides static water level insight to well owners. With the installation of the Pump Performance Kit (PPK), Wellntel adds the capability to sense pumping events and help well owners get a feel for how often, and how long, their pump operates. Since pumps have a finite life, this information can… Read more »

Wellntel Welcomes Joe the Science Guy

Joe Fillingham. Image source: UW Milwaukee, School of Freshwater Sciences

Wellntel is thrilled to welcome Joseph Fillingham to the team! Joe has successfully defended his dissertation and will receive a PhD in Freshwater Ecosystem Dynamics from the University of Wisconsin, School of Freshwater Sciences this May. Joe also has an MS in Atmospheric Science and has worked as a Program Analyst with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Joe will be Science… Read more »

Wellntel information improves groundwater science

While the need for more information about groundwater grows, methods or plans to get it have lagged far behind for decades. And while computer models become more powerful every day, verifiably accurate observations to confirm and improve them are expensive and time consuming when you can’t see the resource, as is the case with groundwater…. Read more »

Wellntel: like moving from black-and-white to HDTV

U-C Berkeley researchers, tapping Wellntel aggregated data for groundwater models, are experiencing the power of rich data – what some call “ground-truth” – in assessing the condition and future of the resource. Here’s an except from a recent article about Wellntel’s collaboration with UCB scientists in California Magazine. Excerpt: “The current problem, the [U-C Berkeley] researchers… Read more »

Wellntel featured in Xconomy

Wellntel was recently featured at the investor and tech website Xconomy. Reporter Jeff Engel did a terrific job interviewing, reporting and writing about Wellntel’s innovations and plans. Read it here.

Wellntel joins Watertech Start-ups at The Brew

On June 19th at the 2014 Water Summit, Wellntel was officially announced as one of five companies to selected to join the BREW, the Milwaukee Water Council’s accelerator for water technology startups. Other companies participating include a small to micro-scale hydropower system, a new water decontamination technology, a laboratory improvement technology and hardware firm and our… Read more »

The rise of watertech

The Wall Street Journal is starting to take note of innovations in water technology and business models that will lead to new value and sustainability, mentioning Wellntel, among other ImagineH2O portfolio firms, today. The rise of #water #tech! IH2O portfolio companies featured in WSJ today. @GetWaterSmart @Wellntel @UciliaWang http://t.co/9uCb0xRRVU — Imagine H2O (@ImagineH2O) May 19, 2014… Read more »

Wellntel featured on Gigaom.com

Gigaom has run a feature article about Wellntel by Ucilia Wang, a freelance reporter who writes about renewables for the Wall Street Journal, Forbes and many others. Ucilia did an exceptional job of understanding what we are doing and the impact we’re having. The article, and some good pictures, is here: http://gigaom.com/2014/05/02/this-startup-is-using-sound-waves-to-help-manage-ground-water/.  

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 »