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 […]

Do I need a Water Level Meter Too?

dipper-t-bag
Posted: January 11, 2018
Category: Water Level Monitoring
Tags: data loggers, datalogger, groundwater, measurement, monitoring, static, water level meters, well

Many people ask: “Are Water Level Meters still required on projects where data loggers are being deployed?” “If a constant and stable water level value is being provided why would I need a manual water level measurement?” Due diligence requirements on many projects may require a secondary verification of the data.  If relying solely on submersible […]

World Water Monitoring Day

wwmd
Posted: September 19, 2017
Category: Water Level Monitoring
Tags: earth, monitoring day, river, water, watershed, world

Established in 2003 as a global educational outreach programme, World Water Monitoring Day was created to encourage testing of local water resources and thereby promote public awareness and involvement in and protecting these resources.  It hopes to highlight the impact of human behaviour on the quality of water resources and empower people to carry out […]

dipperLog FREE Antifouling Screen

free antifouling screen
Posted: August 23, 2016
Category: Products Water Level Monitoring
Tags: antifouling, biofouling, data logger, dipperLog, free, heron, longevity, reliability

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 […]

little dipper with drawDown

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Posted: June 27, 2016
Category: Products Water Level Monitoring
Tags: drawdown, little dipper, monitoring, new, tapes, water level measurement

Same compact size, more versatility! The little dipper with drawDown is a multi-functional unit that is able to measure both static and falling head levels. The separating factor that allows the little dipper to be so effective is its compact size for for ease of portability. After feedback from our customers, Heron Instruments has added NEW tape lengths to the […]

Advantages of Water Level Meter Tapes Over Sonar

dipper-T tape
Posted: June 13, 2016
Category: Groundwater Water Level Monitoring
Tags: dipper-t, real time, reel, sonar, sonic, tapes, well

When it comes to monitoring your water levels, sonic technology may seem to be a good option, however, these pricey devices are not nearly as accurate as tapes! Sonic technology is limited due to several different factors. What Causes Sonic to be Inaccurate and Limited?: not all well casings are perfectly straight, and may result in a […]

dipper-T Water Level Meter ONE UNIT-FOUR FUNCTIONS

Heron dipper-T with probes
Posted: May 25, 2016
Category: Products Water Level Monitoring
Tags: borehole, dipper-t, drawdown, indicator, water level meter, well casing, well depth, well water

dipper-T The dipper-T water level meter is an extremely versatile ground water monitoring device which can easily be converted to measure what the user wants to know. The four functions of the dipper-T include: static mode, drawDown mode, well casing, and well depth.       In static mode, the water level indicator is used to measure […]

WaterTAP & Heron Instruments

water-tap
Posted: May 6, 2016
Category: Heron News Water Level Monitoring
Tags: innovation, water, WaterTAP

                Today, WaterTAP (Technology Acceleration Project) was at Heron Instruments to take pictures of Heron staffers at work! Nick Spector, the photographer for WaterTAP visited to gather images from the water sector to showcase ‘water innovation in action.’ We at Heron are very proud to say that WaterTAP […]

Groundwater is Running Out in the UAE

Posted: July 22, 2015
Category: Groundwater Water Level Monitoring
Tags: change, groundwater, groundwater loss, UAE

An article written by Caline Malek in The National, the longest-standing English language news publication in the United Arab Emirates, paints a grim picture for the wealthy country. According to new research from the United Nationals Food and Agriculture Organization, supplies of groundwater could run out by 2030 as a result of overuse in agriculture. […]

Why do Water Level Monitors Have Barometric Compensation?

Stan French, Lakehaven Utility District in Washington
Posted: July 22, 2015
Category: Products Water Level Monitoring
Tags: barometric pressure, water levels

Changes in elevation and the onset of storms cause changes in barometric pressure. Stormy weather can produce pressure differences around 25mb (millibar) through a day, as different parts of the passing storm produce differing barometric pressure disruptions. One mb is equivalent to about one centimeter of water, this means a storm can cause almost 10 inches […]

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