Which Water Level Meter Works Best for Me?

Posted: October 29, 2018
Category: Products
Tags: falling water levels, groundwater monitoring, multi-function, static water levels, water level meter, well casing, well depth

A common question posed by our customers is “What is the difference between the dipper-T and the dipper-T2?  Which one would work best for my project?” The answer to that question would depend on the scope of your project and the data collection required.  Both the dipper-T and dipper-T2 are highly accurate water level meters.  […]

Why to use Heron Instruments’ dipper-Tag for monitoring wells?

Posted: October 10, 2018
Category: Products
Tags: dipper-tag, drillers, economical, field sampling technician, water level meter, well contractor

Heron Instruments’ dipper-Tag Multi Purpose Tagline is the most economical tool in our water level meter family. The dipper-Tag water level meter can be used by drillers, well contractors, and field sampling technicians to: determine the top of the water column the bottom of the well the top of a bentonite or backfill layer or to lower […]

Heron Instruments #ThrowBackThursday

dipper-T water level meter with well-casing indicator
Posted: September 20, 2018
Category: Heron News Products
Tags: columbus day, dipper-t, drilling, history channel, oak island, probe, steel, well casing

In honour of #ThrowBackThursday we encourage you to watch this video from 3 years ago of the dipper-T Water Level Meter with well-casing indicator probe in action on the History Channel show The Curse of Oak Island! Watch the video below to see our water level meter being used to locate a steel drill bar […]

Tidal Studies

Posted: August 31, 2018
Category: Environment
Tags: energy, studies, tidal, tides, turbine, water, weather

In the current drive to increase our use of renewable energy and reduce our dependence of fossil fuels, scientists are undertaking the study of tides as a possible source of green power.  Governments around the world are investing millions of dollars into the development of technologies aimed at harvesting this untapped resource. Tidal power would […]

dipper-See EXAMINER – Vertical Downhole Inspection Camera

dipper-See on well
Posted: July 13, 2018
Category: Products
Tags: borehole, camera, dipper-see, downhole, inspection, well

Introducing the dipper-See EXAMINER, the Vertical Downhole Inspection Camera and the newest addition to Heron Instruments product lineup. Incorporating some of the most popular features from our world renowned dipper-T, our custom winding handle, molded vinyl holding grip and built in hanger and tape guide, this robust yet affordable vertical inspection camera is a valuable […]

little dipper2

Posted: June 12, 2018
Category: Products
Tags: compact, dipper, level, little, meter, water

Very often, ground water wells are not easily accessible.  You may have to travel to a remote location or hike, when roadways are not available or passable, to reach them.  In these cases, the size and weight of the equipment you need to transport can add significant cost and inconvenience to a project.  To alleviate […]

World Oceans Day

Posted: June 8, 2018
Category: Environment Water
Tags: clean, day, debris, environment, marine, oceans, packaging, plastic, seas, water, world

ACTION FOCUS FOR WORLD OCEANS DAY 2018: Preventing plastic pollution and encouraging solutions for a healthy ocean. World Oceans Day, June 8, was initiated in 1992 as a Canadian celebration and then subsequently adopted by the UN and turned into a global celebration in 2008.  It is an annual opportunity to honour, protect and conserve the world’s […]

World Environment Day – June 5th 2018

Posted: June 5, 2018
Category: Environment
Tags: day, environment, global, plastic, plastic bags, pollution, united nations, water bottles, world

June 5 has been designated by the United Nations as World Environment Day.  India, the host nation for 2018, has chosen the theme for this year: This is intended as a call to action for each of us to make changes aimed at reducing the world’s increasing plastic pollution.  Plastic has now insinuated itself into […]

IFAT 2018

Posted: May 28, 2018
Category: Heron News
Tags: germany, growth, ifat, innovation, international business, munich, technology, water

Between May 14th and 18th, 2018 a total of 3,305 exhibitors from 58 countries attended Munich, Germany to present products and innovations to the environmental industry.  IFAT was attended by more than 141,000 experts from 160 countries where the world’s leading trade fair for environmental technologies highlighted the management of water, sewage, waste and raw […]

Why a 3/8″ Probe?

Posted: May 23, 2018
Category: Products
Tags: narrow, narrow openings, Piezometer, probe, water level meter, wells

Sometimes when you need to measure a water level, there is other equipment installed in the well getting in the way.  It could be a pump, pressure transducers or other water quality monitoring equipment.  Using a standard 5/8” probe is not practical.  A probe that size can get stuck between the equipment and the side […]

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