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Northwater Launches Watershed Management Web App – SWAMM

Northwater and Hydrata have partnered together to take watershed planning and management into the 21st century.  The demo system is currently online and was developed for the Lake Springfield watershed in Illinois.  It allows users to explore watershed datasets and map layers that were compiled for the watershed plan.  The water quality model output can be visualized to […]

Plaine du Cul-de-Sac Aquifer Evaluation, Haiti – Report Available

French version of this report is also available

Otter Lake Source Water Protection Factsheet!

Over the last eight years we have been the program manager for an extensive public water supply protection program.  The project was recently awarded the prestigious Source Water Protection Award by the American Water Works Association. The program has been effective in reducing nutrient loads to the reservoir by 20%, and it has increased the […]

Haiti Groundwater Potential Map – Download

Northwater and CNIGS completed groundwater potential mapping for the Northeast Department of Haiti for Haiti Outreach and DINEPA (Haiti Direction of Water & Sanitation).  The purpose of the mapping is to inform well drilling efforts, and guide appropriate interventions for securing water access throughout the department.  The mapping was based on research, geological field mapping, and the application […]

Geological Society of America: Haiti Groundwater Publication

James Adamson and Javan Miner of Northwater International applied their personal initiative to author a book chapter with Gérald Jean-Baptiste.  Gérald is the CEO of Haiti’s largest and oldest well drilling company, and was the founding executive director of DINEPA (Haiti’s water & sanitation ministry).  The trio has a combined 45-years studying and developing groundwater resources throughout Haiti. Link […]

AIPG Newsletter: James’ Iceland Field Camp & Indiana Oil/Gas Update

American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG), Illinois/Indiana Section Newsletter Read about James’ geology field camp in Iceland as published in the recent AIPG IL/IN section newsletter.

Muck munching: a feasibility study for in-lake organic sediment management, Upper Fish Lake, Indiana

Javan Miner presented at the 28th Annual Lakes Management Conference in Plymouth Indiana on March 11. Muck munching: a feasibility study for in-lake organic sediment management, Upper Fish Lake, Indiana Javan Miner, Jeff Boeckler, James Adamson Abstract: Accumulation of sediment is a primary concern of residents and recreational users of Fish Lake, Indiana. Past studies determined that […]

Lake Mauvaise terre Watershed Project Update

Illinois Hydraulic Fracturing Act (Notice 2)

Illinois Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act (HFRA) Close to Adoption  The Illinois HFRA appears to be inching closer to adoption after the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) posted the most recent edition of the act following the review of  30,000 comments (Notice 2).  If approved in its current form, the act will represent the nation’s […]

Northwater Adds Javan Miner to Support Water & Sanitation Capacity in Haiti

Northwater Expands To Bring Additional Water, Sanitation & Geological Engineering Capacity  A geologist and engineer with notable experience in Haiti has joined Northwater Consulting.  William Javan Miner, EIT will support the rapidly growing demand for Northwater’s expertise and strengthen the company’s philanthropic mission to support developing nations with water and sanitation expertise and capacity. Miner […]

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