Groundwater insights allow businesses to meet sustainability goals

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 goalsContinue reading “Groundwater insights allow businesses to meet sustainability goals”

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”

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”

August 17th: Groundwater in South Benton County Oregon

Learn how citizens and neighbors of South Benton County Oregon can work together to measure and understand groundwater, build community support for smart local management, and protect property value. See live demonstrations, discuss project goals, enjoy refreshments. At the Alpine Community Center 6pm – 8pm, August 17th

As central oversight lessens, neighbors take resilience into their own hands

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 onContinue reading “As central oversight lessens, neighbors take resilience into their own hands”

Wellntel data confirm satellite-based groundwater trends

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 andContinue reading “Wellntel data confirm satellite-based groundwater trends”

“In a nonstationary world, continuity of observations is critical”*

Groundwater isn’t static anymore… It is true that groundwater as a natural resource has never been truly static, in the sense that it is constantly moving from points of recharge to points of natural discharge. All components of the hydrological cycle, including groundwater, move continually in response to large-scale physical drivers and the energy dynamicsContinue reading ““In a nonstationary world, continuity of observations is critical”*”

Rainfall impacting groundwater levels in Central California

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”

Read about Wellntel in Farm Journal Magazine

Farm Journal’s Chris Bennett has written a terrific piece about how groundwater information — specifically, insights about the supply side — benefits farmers. Traditionally, a technician must measure water levels using special equipment and then seal the well after taking a reading. That data is soon out of date. However, Wellntel is designed to tellContinue reading “Read about Wellntel in Farm Journal Magazine”

Wellntel in National Driller Magazine

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”

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