Solinst Canada Ltd., manufacturer of ground water and surface water monitoring instrumentation, announces the 2011 Symposium on Enhanced Monitoring and Remedial Methods for Contaminated Groundwater.

Following the success of its 2009 and 2010 Conferences, this is the third Symposium to be held at the company’s office in Georgetown, Ontario. The 2011 Symposium will run from Oct. 27-28, and will feature a robust guest-speaker lineup:
  • Rick Devlin, University of Kansas – "Assessment of Groundwater Velocity Measurements with PVPs"
  • Jim Barker, University of Waterloo – "The Capillary Fringe: Monitoring and Remediation in this Neglected Zone"
  • Gary Wealthall, GeoSyntec – "Characterizing DNAPL Source Zones for Remedial Performance Assessment"
  • Ryan Wilson, AMEC – "Treatment Performance Assessment using Conventional Wells and Multilevel Transects"
  • Rick McGregor – "The Effect of Heterogeneity and Delivery Methods on In Situ Remediation"
  • Kirk Hatfield, University of Florida – "Monitoring Water and Contaminant Fluxes in Surface, Subsurface, and Hyporheic Systems"
The Symposium is intended to provide attendees with an opportunity to discuss and learn about the latest in monitoring and remediation strategies and applications. Throughout the two-day Symposium, Solinst technical staff will be available to provide demonstrations, and answer any questions about Solinst equipment.

Registration forms can be downloaded from the Solinst Web site at, or call 905-873-2255 to register. The full conference agenda, including speaker bios, as well as hotel and registration information and past conference highlights, also are available on the company site.