Category Archives: Product Discussion


Solinst Telemetry Options for Water Resource Management

Whether you believe it’s a natural cycle or global warming induced, it’s hard to ignore the signs of climate change. The weather has been extreme the last few years, punctuated by “superstorms”, flooding, and widespread droughts. It’s not just these sudden extreme events that are concerning, but issues of long-term resource sustainability are becoming more […]


Enhanced Aerobic Bioremediation and the Waterloo Emitter™

With the recent release of our Model 703 Waterloo Emitter Operating Principles video series, what better time to review how the Waterloo Emitter works, some tips for application, and the advantages it provides to remediation professionals. The Waterloo Emitter has been shown to be very effective at cleaning up sites contaminated with petroleum hydrocarbons, so […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Why the Discrete Interval Sampler is a Great Choice for Groundwater Sampling

What is a Discrete Interval Sampler? The Solinst Model 425 Discrete Interval Sampler (DIS) is a “no purge” instrument, designed to obtain representative groundwater samples from a specific sampling zone without the need for purging. It is a stainless steel sampler pressure activated using a hand pump. We’ll discus how it actually works later on…but […]


Solinst Water Level Meters: The Secret Has Always Been Our Tape

Solinst has been known for instruments that are accurate, convenient, and made durable for the toughest field conditions. Over the years, our Water Level Meters have gone through many design improvements, always maintaining the features that make them “built-to-last”. Our Water Level Meter tapes feature these characteristics: Easy-to-read, accurate markings every 1/100 ft or each millimeter; […]

Solinst Model 101 P7 Water Level Meter

Which Solinst Flat Tape Water Level Meter Is Right For Your Needs?

Download Newsletter Solinst offers three different versions of a Flat Tape Water Level Meter, each with unique features and benefits. So, how do you choose the one that’s right for you? What are the differences? Below is a brief description of each of the three Flat Tape Water Level Meters. Note that the major differences […]


Narrow Diameter Cable Water Level Indicators Provide More Options

Water level meters are not just used for measuring in standard 2″ diameter monitoring wells (although Solinst Water Level Meters are great for that!) numerous specialized applications require their use. To better address all the different situations where a water level meter is needed, Solinst is always refining, redesigning, and adding options to meet the […]


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 […]