Pumping & Slug Tests

Posted: February 22, 2018
Category: Products Water
Tags: datalogger, dipperLog, pump test, slug test, water level

A pumping test is an investigation periodically performed on production or dewatering wells, which can be used to determine a variety of information. To obtain permeability values of an aquifer To investigate water quality on contaminated sites as part of a remediation project To assess the performance of new supply wells To assess if water […]

drawDown Feature

Posted: February 20, 2018
Category: Products
Tags: drawdown, falling water levels, low flow sampling, water level meter

When performing a pump test, the easiest and quickest way to determine whether you have pumped to the desired depth is by employing a Heron Instruments Water Level Meter in drawDown mode. In static mode, the Heron Instruments Water Level Meters indicate the presence of water by sounding a buzzer and turning on a red […]

Pressure Range vs Cable Length

Posted: February 15, 2018
Category: Products
Tags: datalogger, dipperLog, pressure, transducer, well depth

How do I determine the correct Heron Instruments dipperLog needed for a project?  Should it be based on the cable length, the well depth, or some other factor? dipperLog pressure transducers are available is a variety of pressures ranges: dipperLog NANO B 10m/30ft dipperLog NANO C 30m/100ft dipperLog NANO D 60m/200ft dipperLog NANO E 120m/400ft […]

How the Heron Instruments drawDown Feature Works!

Posted: February 13, 2018
Category: Products
Tags: drawdown, feature, groundwater monitoring, heron, instruments, water level meter

One of the most handy features of all Heron water level meters is the drawDown feature! As explained in the following video, the drawDown feature allows users to effectively measure static as well as falling head levels. Check out more of these helpful videos are on our YouTube channel!

CSA Approved & Intrinsically Safe

Posted: February 8, 2018
Category: Products Uncategorized
Tags: certification, csa, explosion, h.oil, intrinsically safe, monitoring, safety, sm.oil, testing

You may have noticed the CSA sticker on our H.OIL and sm.OIL Interface meters.  Have you ever wondered what that signified? CSA International, formerly the Canadian Standards Association, has developed standards which a product must meet or exceed to earn the CSA certification.  Many of these standards relate to safety, but they also cover other […]

Cold Weather & Dataloggers

cold weather dataloggers
Posted: February 6, 2018
Category: Groundwater Water Level Monitoring
Tags: cold, data, datalogger, dipperLog, freezing, groundwater, logger, monitoring, water, weather

As the use of submersible data loggers increases, more and more questions about what to do during the winter months are raised.  Should I remove them from the environment? What happens if they freeze? Will they record accurately in the colder temperatures? Can I trust the data recorded at lower temperatures? These answers frequently are […]

International Polar Bear Day February 27th

Posted: February 2, 2018
Category: Environment
Tags: ice, international, polar bears, water

Polar Bear Facts 60% of the estimated 26,000 polar bears live in Canada. The primary conservation concern for polar bears is habitat loss and reduced access to their primary prey due to climate change. Polar bear’s home is on the Sea Ice Four Sea Ice Regions Seasonal Ice Southern extreme of polar bear’s range Ice […]

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