Category: Groundwater Sampling

Solinst Bladder Pumps The Solution In PCE Vertical Distribution Investigation

Download Newsletter Background Gruppo Egeo, the exclusive distributor of Solinst products in Italy, recently worked with a client with very specific groundwater sampling requirements. Their client Tecno Habitat, an engineering company specializing in the environment, has the task of investigating the vertical distribution of tetrachloroethylene (commonly known as PCE) in the groundwater at an abandoned… Continue Reading »

Extensive Groundwater Monitoring Program At Refinery In Australia

HydroTerra, exclusive distributor of Solinst products in Australia, was recently given the task of providing three CMT Multilevel Systems to an alumina refinery in Queensland, Australia. The groundwater monitoring program at the refinery includes monitoring one 7-channel and two 3-channel CMT Systems, and also biannually sampling 90 groundwater monitoring wells located in and around the… Continue Reading »

Selecting A Solinst Bladder Pump Or Double Valve Pump

Solinst Model 407 Bladder Pumps and Model 408 Double Valve Pumps have a lot in common. Both are pneumatic pumps, both are excellent for providing representative groundwater samples, and both are widely used for low flow and VOC sampling. On the outside, Solinst Bladder Pumps and Double Valve Pumps look almost identical – but internally… Continue Reading »

Selecting The Right Groundwater Sampler

There is much to think about before selecting a groundwater sampler for your project. Here are just a few things you probably need to consider: What you are sampling for: general chemistry, volatiles, metals, etc. Type of sample you need: low/high volume, purging or grab Your sampling frequency: portable or dedicated equipment Characteristics of the… Continue Reading »

Can Multilevel Groundwater Monitoring Really Be Inexpensive And Simple?

The answer is yes – especially if you use a Solinst CMT Multilevel Groundwater Monitoring System. CMT Systems are low cost, quickly installed, and are easily customized to suit your multilevel groundwater and soil gas monitoring needs. What is CMT? CMT stands for Continuous Multichannel Tubing. CMT is continuously extruded medium-density polyethylene (MDPE) tubing that… Continue Reading »

Deep Groundwater & Dissolved Gas Sampling With Double Valve Pumps

Download Newsletter Sampling groundwater from deep wells is a challenge on its own, but add to that the need for accurate dissolved gas analysis, and the task gets that much harder. Low Flow, Deep Groundwater Sampling HydroTerra, a leading Australian company, and exclusive distributor of Solinst products, provides environmental monitoring solutions. They have developed a… Continue Reading »

High-Resolution Site Characterization With Multilevel Systems

Within the last few years, the U.S. EPA added a new focus area on high-resolution site characterization (HRSC) to their Contaminated Site Clean-Up Information (CLU-IN) website. The U.S. EPA’s definition of HRSC is: “High-resolution site characterization (HRSC) strategies and techniques use scale-appropriate measurement and sample density to define contaminant distributions, and the physical context in… Continue Reading »