sustaining groundwater resources in a unique region of south africa

Sustaining Groundwater Resources In A Unique Region Of South Africa

Just 200 km north of Cape Town, South Africa, you'll find a unique area that boasts a wide range of landscapes – from rugged mountains to lush river valleys. Groundwater feeds this region. Recently, demand on the high-quality resource has increased. There are over 50 relatively high-yielding groundwater abstraction wells used by...

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water level data critical for successful coastal wetland restoration

Water Level Data Critical For Successful Coastal Wetland Restoration

Restoring Coastal California Wetlands Over 90 per cent of historical coastal wetlands in South Central California have been lost due to development. One such area is the former upper arms of the Devereux Slough, located just northwest of the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) main campus. In the 1960s, the wetland...

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levelogger data collected from the deepest caves on earth

Levelogger Data Collected From The Deepest Caves On Earth

Water Levels from the "Centre of the Earth" Lithuanian speleologists (cavers) are using Solinst Leveloggers to collect water level data from some of the deepest caves on Earth! Between 2008 and 2012, cavers completed four expeditions to the Krubera Cave—the world's deepest. During an expedition in 2008, two Leveloggers...

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solinst levelsender telemetry aids agriculture and water quality research

Leveloggers Help Establish Long-Term Flood Data Collection Method

According to the Canadian Disaster Database, "disaster floods" are occurring more often, and in general, the US National Climate Assessment reports that heavy rainfall events are on the rise worldwide. With flood events and destructive downpours intensifying—much of which can be attributed to climate change...

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Solinst High Quality Groundwater Monitoring Instruments

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Uses: Groundwater Monitoring Instruments are designed to obtain surface or ground water samples, continuous or manual water level measurements and recordings of concentrations of various water parameters. The data collected can be used to estimate hydraulic conductivity and other aquifer conditions; to monitor potable water recharge areas; and to monitor tailings ponds, dewatering activities and water supply levels of mines.

Solinst equipment is used to monitor groundwater for general site investigations and for contaminant plume monitoring on: spill sites, remediation sites, chemical storage facilities, landfill sites and hazardous waste storage sites.