Monthly Archives: August 2011

Water Management during Climate Change

Presentations at the 2011 Georgia Water Resources Conference note that climate change will potentially impact the availability of water resources in the future (Teskey; Zhang and Georgakakos, see links below).  Emery & Garrett Groundwater, Inc.’s two decades of groundwater resource … Continue reading

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Groundwater Development – A Careful Balance for Long-Term Viability

As presented by the USGS, the natural groundwater system is in equilibrium and any modification must be done thoughtfully. http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/circ1186/html/gw_dev.html EGGI is a leading expert on the development of sustainable groundwater resources … and has been for decades.  This has … Continue reading

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Groundwater Use and Potential Impacts on Instream Flow

A recent article in New England Water Works Association notes that proportional potential impacts on low-flows in streams due to the presence of impermeable surfaces within a watershed are greater than those associated with groundwater resources {NEWWA Fish and Low … Continue reading

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EGGI implements an innovative approach to solving water supply demands while at the same time improving the local environment

The City of Dover, New Hampshire has contracted Emery & Garrett Groundwater, Inc. to investigate the use of a 12-inch-diameter gravel pack well to provide potable water resources to the City while at the same time lower damaging high water … Continue reading

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A Water Resources Management Strategy Based on Groundwater Studies Conducted in a High-Growth County in Virginia

Dennis Cumbie of the Department of Building & Development, Engineering Division, Water Resources Team, Loudoun County Government, Virginia presented a professional paper on the importance of conducting detailed Hydrogeologic studies to assess the sustainability of the yield and quality of … Continue reading

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Peter Garrett awarded the 2010 Jim Doherty Excellence Volunteerism award by the Maine Water Utilities Association

EGGI’s Vice President, Peter Garrett was recently awarded the 2010 Jim Doherty Excellence in Volunteerism award by the Maine Water Utilities Association in recognition of outstanding service to the Water Works Profession. Particular reference was given to his 30+ years … Continue reading

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Water – Blue Gold: Essential to All Life on Earth

This summer’s Gallery 6 art exhibit at the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire takes inspiration from one of the world’s most precious resources: water. Through Sept. 4, a show titled “Water – Blue Gold: Essential to All Life on Earth” … Continue reading

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