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… Continue Reading »

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… Continue Reading »

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…. Continue Reading »

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… Continue Reading »

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… Continue Reading »

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… Continue Reading »

Comparing Multilevel Systems

The CMT System (Since 1999) CMT offers in-field design flexibility, low cost and is easy to install. The number of monitoring ports, port locations, install depths, and monitoring strategy, can all be accommodated and designed right in the field. The single tube offers effective sealing.The 7-Channel is 1.7″ (43 mm) and the 3-Channel is 1.1″… Continue Reading »

Extend Your Pumping Depth

Stainless Steel Bladder Pumps can lift from depths of 500 ft (150 m) below grade, and PVC models from 100 ft (30 m). Samples can be obtained from greater depths using a drop tube assembly. This places the screened filter intake of the pump as deep as necessary to access the sample zone required. Easily installed without tools on existing pumps,… Continue Reading »

Bladders Teflon or LDPE?

Bladders Teflon Or LDPE?

Solinst Bladder Pumps have been long known to have Teflon® bladders backed with a 10-year warranty. These are ideal for dedication and VOC monitoring. Solinst also offers an inexpensive disposable polyethylene bladder, for clients who use a portable pump, or prefer to replace bladders at regular intervals, to prevent cross-contamination. Replacement is fast and easy, with no… Continue Reading »

Bladder Pump Or Double Valve Pump

Can you tell the difference? Which is Right for You? Both have their advantages. Bladder Pumps have low flow capability and ensure that no drive gas comes into contact with sample water, making them ideal, and approved by regulators worldwide for VOC sampling. Select a Bladder Pump for higher regulator acceptance and lower flow rates. Double Valve Pumps provide greater… Continue Reading »