Sustainable Groundwater Management in the Village of Richfield, Southeastern Wisconsin

The Village of Richfield is singular in its proactive approach to sustainable groundwater management. Starting 16 years ago with their 2004 Groundwater Protection Ordinance and the development of their groundwater monitoring program, Richfield has been leading the state of Wisconsin with a data-informed understanding of community hydrogeology and data-driven development decisions. At the beginning, andContinue reading “Sustainable Groundwater Management in the Village of Richfield, Southeastern Wisconsin”

Wellntel a Key Part of Dane County’s 2020 Climate Action Plan

Vital groundwater data will be collected with this new observation network that will include citizen scientists, remote monitoring, and real-time analytical tools.

Community-Based Groundwater-Level Monitoring Networks

Citizen science is increasingly crucial to sustainable resource management. A Community-Based Groundwater-Level Monitoring Network (Community Network) is a group of private wells – often pumping from the same local aquifer – in which groundwater level is measured regularly. The owners of these private wells – residential, industrial, agricultural – have made the decision to shareContinue reading “Community-Based Groundwater-Level Monitoring Networks”

Wellntel is proud to be helping concerned citizens in rural Oregon

This press release was issued by a creative and hard-working group of Oregonians. We’re honored to be working with them. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 11, 2018. Monroe, Oregon. Concerns about groundwater availability and development pressure in rural South Benton County have spurred local residents to form a community groundwater monitoring network to study local groundwaterContinue reading “Wellntel is proud to be helping concerned citizens in rural Oregon”

Introductory meeting at the Lyle Activity Center in Klickitat County, WA

Neighbors, ranchers, educators, and businesses of Klickitat County in the State of Washington can work together to understand groundwater, create smart local agreements, increase social and economic resilience, and protect the land and property value. Communities that have sufficient groundwater facts can smartly balance the needs of citizens, ranches, forests, and businesses. Today, citizens in Klickitat County are comingContinue reading “Introductory meeting at the Lyle Activity Center in Klickitat County, WA”

Wellntel at Badger Rock Center finds hydrologic connections

Wellntel systems at the Badger Rock Center are tracking groundwater and water in storage on the south side of Madison, Wisconsin. Data from the systems help neighbors, gardeners, teachers, students, and facility managers to see connections between rainfall, rainfall collection, pumping for irrigation, and groundwater levels in the shallow aquifer underlying the school, its gardens, and the neighborhood. Recently,Continue reading “Wellntel at Badger Rock Center finds hydrologic connections”

Surface water nutrient loads shown to receive significant contribution from groundwater

Dense groundwater-level data – as gathered by Wellntel CGNs – are essential to meet TMDL testing needs Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) guides restoration The US EPA’s 303(d) Program of the Clean Water Act assists states, territories and authorized tribes in submitting lists of impaired waters and developing the Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) for aContinue reading “Surface water nutrient loads shown to receive significant contribution from groundwater”

Introductory meeting at the Riveredge Nature Center on September 6th at 6:30pm

Learn how citizens of Ozaukee and Washington Counties can build a Community Groundwater Network Neighbors, farmers, schools, and businesses of Ozaukee and Washington Counties can work together to understand groundwater, create smart local agreements, increase social and economic resilience, and protect the land and property value. Experts will share facts about area groundwater, you can seeContinue reading “Introductory meeting at the Riveredge Nature Center on September 6th at 6:30pm”

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