California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act of 2014 (SGMA) requires that Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs) manage groundwater resources to avoid significant and unreasonable adverse impacts on beneficial uses of interconnected surface water1, 2. Surface Water Depletion is one of the six SGMA Sustainability Factors that GSAs and their Groundwater Sustainability Plans (GSPs) must consider and endeavorContinue reading “Network Design Critical To Revealing Groundwater and Surface Water Interactions”
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 itContinue reading “Rainfall impacting groundwater levels in Central California”
Sue Luft, Wellntel pilot program participant and founder of Pro Water Equity, and Nick Hayes, CTO of Wellntel, were interviewed by the KPIX 6 o’clock news about the importance of groundwater information to people who depend on private wells, like homeowners, ranchers, farmers and growers.
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/.
This was the subject line of an email from CEO Marian Singer, sent to Team Wellntel — investors, friends and partners — after it was announced that Wellntel is a runner up in Imagine H20’s Global Water Technology Competition. Here is what else she had to say: Good evening – Nick and I are proudContinue reading ““2nd place couldn’t feel any better””
Wellntel is featured in the December issue of National Driller Magazine, with a cover headline and a three page piece by Holly Case. In addition to interviewing Team Wellntel, Holly visited with Sue Luft, President of Pro Water Equity, a group working on groundwater issues in the Central Coast of California, and who is graciously leading aContinue reading “Wellntel in National Driller Magazine”
For Immediate Release — Milwaukee, WI — September, 2013 // The Wisconsin water technology firm Wellntel, working with scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, will bring groundwater into view to help make it sustainable. It’s a bold project that will have lasting positive global consequences. Until recently, ample groundwater seemed like a sure thing. Generally,Continue reading “Wellntel and UC Berkeley Hydroclimate Group to Make Groundwater More Visible”