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Scientists use satellites to measure vital underground water resources

Exploration of water resources from space was done from the beginning of the satellites era. However, groundwater research from the space was also done and new satellites for that purpose will be launch (GRACE FO). Engineers are not so much aware about it. Here is one article about it. In recent dec...

Drought in Switzerland

Switzerland’s driest summer for more than a decade threatening water supplies

The lack of rainfall and precipitation has severely diminished groundwater levels, say the relevant authorities in Switzerland. Last month “was the driest June for over 100 years,” according to the Federal Office for Meteorology and Climatology in its monthly report. The region of Easter...


First step in design ASR (Aquifer Storage Recovery) system – preliminary hydrogeological assessment

Managed Aquifer Recharge (MAR) has becomes a popular term in today’s water resources management for good reason. MAR’s driver is increased world water use. According to Water Consumption Statistics’ web site, where data are provided by the United Nations (UN, UNESCO, and FAO), agriculture acco...

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Remote Sensing and Groundwater Modeling, more insight with references….

Application of Remote Sensing in hydrogeology and geology is widespread, its main advantage is coverage of large area including hard to access areas. It can also provide different spatial, temporal and spectral data. Remote sensing is observing land surface and in order to get usable info about  su...


Document from which you can learn a lot about PFAS – Poly- and Perfloursoalkyl SUbstances (PFAS), key emerging contaminants in groundwater

There is much investigation in recent time in scientific community about two key emerging contaminates in groundwater – PFAS (PFOS and PFOA are important PFAS) and 1,4 Dioxane. Recently, on May 25,  2016 USEPA established long-term health advisory levels of PFOS and PFOA to 70 ng/l. Why are P...

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