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 »
Posts Tagged: Unsafe Yield
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 »
If you’ve wondered why a private well owner would want or need Wellntel, listen to this story about the region around Paso Robles, California, where the pressure is so severe that family wells are drying up and residents are having to truck in water. Listen here: “Wells Run Dry in Paso Robles” from TCRAM 2013-10-30… Read more »
The high plains aquifer is drying up from Texas to Kansas, sending farmers scurrying for alternative, less water-intensive, crops and stocks.
We’re watching a developing story that has us wondering: will irrigators soon be forced to measure consumption? And if so, will supply side information inform smarter policy?
Minnesota’s Star Tribune is reporting that the water cycle in the Twin Cities area is far out of balance with withdrawals surpassing the rate of recharge. Experts are predicting that unsustainable consumption will force farmers and residents to go elsewhere.
Awareness of the impact of water related issues on business operations is growing. The CDP Global Water Report, which surveyed 185 of 318 companies listed on the FTSE Global Equity Index Series (Global 500), found 68 percent of companies view water as a substantial risk to their business. Companies are even beginning to reach into… Read more »
A new study by Michigan State University suggests #groundwater quantity to quality cause and effect.
New study highlights how human activity such as drainage or borehole drilling can have far-reaching seismic effects.
The biggest issue [regarding groundwater] faced by cities is lack of knowledge.