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Survey Analysis: Determining the Right Process for Reporting Your Data

Posted by Jenn Collins on February 9, 2021

Have you ever been involved in a survey research project and, once data starts to come in, thought, “Now that I have this data, what’s the best way to showcase the information?” It’s a common challenge amongst researchers and one we’ve successfully tackled by evaluating the survey’s components through a series of questions outlined below…. Read More>

US EPA’s New Drinking Water Assessment Methods – Are You Ready for the Changes?

Posted by Jenn Collins on February 9, 2021

By Raghu Vamshi, Senior Geospatial Scientist; vamshir@waterborne-env.com Ensuring the safety of drinking water from potential contaminants is a shared priority for the US Environmental Protection Agency, environmental researchers, and industries alike. To this end, it is mission critical to stay well versed in the newest EPA methodologies including a deep understanding of the underlying databases,… Read More>

Look for Our Upcoming COVID-19 Publication

Posted by Jenn Collins on February 9, 2021

It is an understatement to say that the COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll across the globe. In response, we’ve recently been applying our expertise in geospatial analysis and modeling to investigate SARS-CoV-2 viral load in wastewater and surface waters. We provide a unique tool for wastewater-based epidemiology in assessing COVID-19 and forecasting changes due… Read More>

Innovating at Waterborne: Meet Zack Stone

Posted by Jenn Collins on February 9, 2021

Zechariah Stone

In a technology-driven world, finding the answers to questions for many of us has become as simple as a targeted Google search. For Zack Stone, our Senior Computer Engineer, that means constructing web tools and databases to host the information we gather here at Waterborne Environmental and applying programming tools to extract the answers we’re… Read More>

Employee Profile: Raghu Vamshi, Waterborne’s Senior Geospatial Scientist

Posted by Jenn Collins on February 9, 2021

Raghu Vamshi

Environmental concern is at the heart of our work at Waterborne, and there are few better examples than the work of our Senior Geospatial Scientist, Raghu Vamshi. From his research in endangered species assessments, monitoring site selection and analysis of environmental fate of agricultural chemicals to evaluating down-the-drain chemicals and personal care products in surface… Read More>

GIS and Data Tools Allow Us to Explore the World…From Our Computer Screens

Posted by Jenn Collins on February 9, 2021

It may not have the same feel as an Indiana Jones adventure or an expedition of old, but our work in both Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and database management for monitoring still allows us to explore the globe and experience far-off regions…through our computers. With our normal business travel suspended due to the pandemic, we’ve… Read More>

Waterborne Merges Our Field Study Monitoring Capabilities with Advanced Data Solutions, Creating Novel WebTool

Posted by Jenn Collins on January 18, 2021

In response to the growing needs of our clients, Waterborne data scientists recently saw an opportunity to develop a Monitoring WebTool that aids in management decisions related to modeling, field investigations, and stewardship activities.  Our WebTool combines monitoring data with a spatial component that can be rendered on the fly from GIS mapping data, with… Read More>

A Focus on Field Study Staff Training

Posted by Jenn Collins on January 18, 2021

Although the implications of a global pandemic certainly impacted some of our field study activities, we made wise use of our time by expanding training across our field studies team. Since we work in a regulated industry, keeping up on Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) training is imperative to ensure that defined processes and standards of… Read More>

Application of Bathymetry and Hydroacoustic Technology

Posted by Jenn Collins on January 18, 2021

Bathym… what?! You read correctly. Bathymetry, a form of hydroacoustics, may seem like a strange word but it represents a common field study measurement of water depth,  typically in oceans, seas or lakes.  Using echolocation, where sound waves are sent out and returned, bathymetry surveys are used to map out beds of bodies of water… Read More>

Novel Approaches in the Assessment of Agricultural Tile-Drain Chemical Transport

Posted by Jenn Collins on January 18, 2021

Applying creative approaches to overcome the innate hurdles associated with complex study designs is another day at the office for the experts on our field studies team. Never was this more true than when one of our clients asked for help in satisfying the new EPA goals surrounding the effects of nutrient transport outlet water…. Read More>