Posts Tagged: water monitoring

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 »

Wellntel’s Chuck Dunning presenting at the Annual Texas Groundwater Conference

Texas Groundwater Well

Wellntel will provide an invited presentation at the Annual Texas Groundwater Conference hosted by the American Ground Water Trust. The conference – titled Everything Aquifers and Groundwater Management – is co-sponsored by the Texas Water Development Board. The event brings together “engineers, scientist, planners, water-resource managers, agency professionals and attorneys to share up to date… 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 »

Wellntel data confirm satellite-based groundwater trends

Water levels measured by Wellntel System in California well, 2016/2017

Providing networked data at the level needed to make informed decisions, take action, and manage local groundwater resources This colorful map, developed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, provides an important view of the extent and level of drought and wetness in shallow aquifers across the United States. These regional conditions vary seasonally and… Read more »

Rainfall impacting groundwater levels in Central California

Wellntel: Rainfall vs groundwater level

Wellntel owners in central California are tracking the impacts of heavy rainfalls on groundwater levels in their wells. In a dramatic weather turn, the skies have opened up over an area that has suffered many months of drought. In Paso Robles, for example, there has been a total of seventeen inches of rainfall since October, with eleven of it… Read more »

Wellntel Sponsors – Changing the way we see Groundwater

Wellntel Sponsors

Coinciding with Groundwater Week 2016, Wellntel Announces “Sponsors” — a program designed to make groundwater facts available everywhere. Wellntel’s new “Sponsor” program makes large-scale, stakeholder-engaging groundwater monitoring a reality. Sponsoring of Wellntel systems is happening in 25 states already. Today’s announcement formalizes the program and augments the underlying tools and resources that make it possible…. Read more »

Announcing SensorLink: a powerful new PC app to get more from your Wellntel Sensors

Wellntel SensorLink

SensorLink is a PC application intended for use with Wellntel Sensors to enable remote start-up, collection of readings, upload of collected readings to the Wellntel Cloud, local reading collection and well diagnostics. SensorLink is useful as an alternative to a Wellntel Gateway, when Internet connectivity is not available but a Wellntel Sensor is being used to… Read more »

How Wellntel is fueling a #groundwaterinformationrevolution

Wellntel: a whole new ballgame

Until Wellntel, anyone wanting to know about groundwater depended on a limited array of complex or cumbersome tools to find groundwater or well water levels. The least expensive, but most cumbersome, is demonstrated here: Tapes, loggers and transducers all require an open well and an expert on site. They are expensive to buy and use. So they… Read more »

Learn how Wellntel maps groundwater in hi-res, near realtime

Wellntel Sample Contours

Among other exciting announcements by Wellntel at the National Groundwater Association Expo this weekend, citizen scientists, groundwater professionals, water managers and hydrogeologists can see how burgeoning Wellntel networks can be used to spot trends, risks and opportunities in groundwater at an unparalleled resolution, and from any computer, tablet or smartphone. For example, during just the last 90 days, Wellntel sensors… Read more »

What’s on a typical Wellntel Groundwater Information Dashboard?

Wondering what’s on a typical Wellntel Groundwater Information Dashboard and what can you do with it? Organize your wells into sites. View the groundwater levels in your wells on a continuous, zoomable time series chart. View your wells on a map. Compare trends in your well to the area around you. Monitor your Wellntel Sensor’s battery… Read more »