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Insights from Cape Town – Hydrogeology Journal

James Adamson and fellow researchers Thomas LaVanchy, PhD and Michael Kerwin, PhD recently published an article to draw attention to the confluence of water security factors in Cape Town.  The authors hope to provide insights to other global cities at risk of water insecurity, and consider the important role that groundwater resources can play in […]

Northwater Presents at the VisiEAU Summit

Université d’Etat d’Haïti (UEH) in partnership with the University of Florida (UF) held a water summit – “VisiEAu 2018” – in Port-au-Prince, Haiti to: define natural resource characteristics specific to water in Haiti; explore water governance, rights, and legislation in Haiti and across Hispaniola; highlight systems of water management, infrastructure, and distribution; share examples of […]

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 […]

Briefing Held on Nitrates & Water Treatment Costs in the Mississippi River Basin

The costs of removing nitrates from drinking water in the Upper Mississippi River Basin were the subject of a Capitol Hill briefing hosted by the Northeast-Midwest Institute on December 6, 2017. Hosted in collaboration with Senator Amy Klobuchar (MN), the briefing featured a panel of five science and policy specialists who presented on the importance of conservation initiatives and water quality […]

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.

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