University of Guelph’s G360 Institute for Groundwater Research

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Posted: July 11, 2019
Category: Environment Groundwater
Tags: g360, groundwater data logger, groundwater research, heron instruments, university of guelph, well inspection camera

Recently, Heron Instruments Inc. representatives visited some members of the University of Guelph’s G360 Institute for Groundwater Research. Heron staff performed a field demonstration of its dipper-See EXAMINER Vertical Downhole Inspection Camera. The footage of the demonstration:  In reference to the dipper-See EXAMINER, G360 Group says “We are excited about its capabilities and expect […]

Realtime Results in the Palm of Your Hand

Posted: June 24, 2019
Category: Groundwater Products
Tags: data collection, dipperLog SMART, real-time data monitoring

Heron Instruments dipperLog SMART Remote Monitoring System delivers your groundwater data directly to you.  Requiring no cell or Wi-Fi coverage, this stand-alone system transfers real-time data when requested.  This makes geographically remote or hard to reach locations simple to manage and can result in significant time and/or money savings. There is no longer any need to […]

Why a Heron Water Level Indicator?

dipper-t premium water level meter
Posted: May 13, 2019
Category: Groundwater Products Water Level Monitoring
Tags: dipper-t, groundwater monitoring, sampling, tips, water level indicator, water level meter

Heron Instruments has been manufacturing the dipper-T Water Level Meter for over 20 years now. Over the years, it has evolved to be able to measure static water levels, drawdown levels, steel well casing length, and total well depth all with the push of a button or simply by switching out the probe. In this […]

dipperLog SMART Case Study – April 16, 2019

Posted: April 16, 2019
Category: Groundwater Water Level Monitoring
Tags: case study, construction, data logger, dewatering, dipperLog, groundwater, smart, subway, technology, toronto, water level monitoring

Case Study – Groundwater Level Monitoring Groundwater removal on a tunnel construction site required precise monitoring of water level to allow for safe tunneling and shaft construction under unstable ground. Some 2.78 million trillion gallons of groundwater, 30.1 percent of the world’s freshwater, are estimated for the planet. It is a significant water supply source and […]

Heron Instruments Named Official Groundwater Protector for NGWA’s National Groundwater Awareness Week

Posted: March 11, 2019
Category: Groundwater
Tags: groundwater, groundwater awareness week

#GWAW Highlights Protection of the Resource; Encourages Public Participation Heron Instruments Inc officially earned the distinction of groundwater protector during the National Ground Water Association’s (NGWA) 20th anniversary of National Groundwater Awareness Week (#GWAW). Taking place March 10-16, #GWAW is an annual observance established to highlight the responsible development, management, and use of groundwater. The […]

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 […]

NGWA Groundwater Week – Dec. 5-7, 2017

Posted: November 30, 2017
Category: Groundwater

Once again, Heron Instruments will be marking Groundwater week by exhibiting at the Groundwater Summit in Nashville, Tennessee from December 5 – 7, 2017, in booth #1029.  This is the largest gathering of groundwater professionals in North America and is always a great way to close out the year. The NGWA, founded in 1948 as the […]

Rural Plumbing

rural plumbing
Posted: November 17, 2017
Category: Groundwater
Tags: cistern, datalogger, heron, monitoring, quality, water, wells

If you live in an area that is not serviced by city water lines, you may encounter unique plumbing needs.  You must rely on your own infrastructure for a consistent water supply and maintaining that supply can often present unusual problems. Many properties have their own well.  If you do own your well, you are […]


Posted: November 6, 2017
Category: Groundwater
Tags: pressure transmitter, sdi-12, technology, telemetry, water

Telemetry is a term used to describe many forms of wireless communication and data transmission.  This data exchange can employ wires, radios, cell phone signals or even satellites in remote locations.  Telemetry plays a very important role in water management.  Telemetry systems can be employed to transmit water quality data, changes in water levels and […]

Protect Your Groundwater Day

groundwater day
Posted: September 5, 2017
Category: Groundwater
Tags: groundwater, protect, well cap, well plug

The theme for 2017 Protect your Groundwater Day is “Cap It, Plug It”.  These are the 2 most important ways to protect groundwater quality, especially important if you are a well owner and rely on the water you pump from your well.  Any water well provides a direct route to the groundwater which you and/or […]

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