Monthly Archives: September 2008

Training-in-Brazil

International Training

In March, Randy Blackburn, Sales Manager of Solinst traveled to Brazil to provide CMT training to more than 40 workshop attendees. Over two days, Randy assisted Ag Solve, the Solinst Agent in Brazil, with informative seminars and interactive field demonstrations. A group of International Agents came to Solinst for training in May and a follow-up […]

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Lithuania-Levelogger

Lithuania Selects Levelogger for National Groundwater Monitoring Program

Groundwater is the sole source of drinking water in Lithuania; therefore, the importance of protecting this resource was recognized many years ago. To maintain their supply, a regular groundwater monitoring program was established in 1946. By 1962 the monitoring network had spread across most of the country, with more than 20 monitoring stations, including 190 […]

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Bladder-Pump

Freezing Conditions? You Can Still Dedicate Your Bladder Pump

Solinst provides a special “Freeze Protection Assembly” for anyone wishing to dedicate Bladder Pumps in conditions where there is a risk of the sample line freezing. The assembly is simple to install in the field and may be retrofitted with ease to existing Pumps. The assembly can be used with 1.66″ and 1″ Pumps, PVC or stainless […]

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CMT-Installation

Easy and Effective Sealing of Zones with CMT Sand and Bentonite Cartridges

The 3-Channel CMT® Multilevel Monitoring System is ideal for direct push installations, as it is only 1.1″ (28 mm) in diameter. Often with these installations, the annulus available is too small to accurately place sand and bentonite layers for isolating the monitoring zones. Therefore, bentonite cartridges (spring and pre-formed) have been developed to give reliable seals between […]

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CMT-Chlorinated-Solvent

CMT Ideal for Chlorinated Solvent Assessment

Certified CMT Installer Michael Early, of ZEBRA Environmental, Tampa, a company specializing in direct push sampling and probing services to consulting firms, recently installed three multilevel groundwater monitoring systems in Pinellas County, Florida. The purpose of this phase of their study is to assess the possible extent of chlorinated solvents in shallow sandy sediments at each site. […]

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800-Packer-Set-1

Isolate Discrete Zones for High Resolution Monitoring

Solinst Low Pressure Pneumatic Packers are inflatable seals, ideal for isolating discrete zones in long-screened wells and various other formations for: Groundwater sampling and monitoring Minimizing purge volumes Reducing well development time Slug and pump tests Air sparging (low pressure) Hydraulic conductivity testing, and more Single and Straddle Packers fit 2″ – 5″ (50 mm […]

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Secret-is-in-the-Tape

The Secret is in the Tape

It’s not a question of “if” you get the probe stuck, or nick the tape on the well casing, but rather “when”, so it’s a good thing Solinst Water Level Meters, Interface Meters and TLC Meters are fully repairable! Solinst products are rugged and built-to-last, and Solinst does provide tape guides with all its meters to help prevent damage to […]

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Swedish-Saltwater

TLC Meter Simplifies Swedish Saltwater Intrusion Monitoring

Sweden is a country with a lot of coastal area and has groundwater as the major fresh water source. Therefore, it has become extremely important to monitor any drilled holes for potential saltwater intrusion. For over 20 years, drillers in Sweden have been searching for geothermal heat to use as an alternative energy source. In […]

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