A vented datalogger (above) employs a vent tube from the surface to allow the barometric pressure to exert back pressure on the transducer to remove atmospheric influences from the measurements. If choosing this type of datalogger you must ensure the integrity of the vented cable as a kink or pinch can prevent the vent tube […]
Groundwater monitoring at landfills is now a government requirement. Monitoring wells must be installed and water is to be measured and tested on a regular basis. This is a project which presents a number of unique problems. Unless you have a Heron dipper-Tough on hand!! One of the major drawbacks to these types of projects […]
Underground Storage Tanks – The Invisible Threat The EPA estimates that there are approximately 561,000 Underground Storage Tanks (UST’s) in the United States storing petroleum, chemicals or hazardous substances. This number does not include the many homes who have private storage tanks containing fuel oil for heating or cooking purposes. Each of these tanks represent […]
Fondriest Environmental, one of our Distributors in the US, recently attended one of our product information webinars and found the presentation very informative. Daniel Kelly, from Fondriest has highlighted our dipper-Tough water level meter in the online Environmental Monitor Magazine. The dipper-Tough is a robust unit, ideal to use in harsh environments.
The Heron Instruments dipperLog comes with a FREE antifouling screen. Although sometimes misconceived, the antifouling screen is not simply a piece of the unit’s packaging, it does have a function. The antifouling screen helps to prevent build up of any aquatic life that may become present in the data-logging region. For example there are some […]