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Fact Sheet: Turbidity Measurement – A Simple, Effective Indicator of Water Quality Change

Fact Sheet: Turbidity Measurement – A Simple, Effective Indicator of Water Quality Change

Fact Sheet, Surface Water, Water Quality
Download the Fact Sheet Now! The amount of dispersed suspended solids in natural water bodies is an important indicator of water quality. These solids that often include silt, clay, algae, organic matter, and other minute particles, obstruct the transmittance of light through the water and impart a qualitative characteristic known as turbidity. Turbidity is often closely correlated to climatological or surface water conditions and changes in turbidity are therefore indicators of changes in environmental conditions. “Turbidity data can be used as a surrogate measurement because it is strongly correlated with sediment, nutrients and bacteria, and can be measured in-stream on a continuous basis.” Topics Discussed in Fact Sheet: Turbidity Measurement Technologies Common Turbidimeter Design Criteria Variability Based on Measurement Method Download the Fact Sheet!
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Sutron SatLink3 Unlocks Custom Programming with Python

Sutron SatLink3 Unlocks Custom Programming with Python

Dataloggers, Tech Note
  Download the tech note now!! Exciting news here at OTT Hydromet. The Sutron SatLink3, one of the most popular data loggers in the market due to its Wi-Fi enabled logging transmitter for GOES, LTE, and Iridium transmissions, now supports a new, advanced, and flexible programming languages, Python. With Python, SatLink3 enables custom support for select sensors, enables specific behaviors like event triggered sampling and adaptable transmissions, and allows technicians, managers, and scientists to create customized solutions on demand. In this tech note, you will learn: More about the key benefits of using SatLink3 with Python How PyCharm is useful when writing short scripts Popular specific use case examples.   About SatLink3 Sutron’s SatLink3 provides a cost-effective way to measure, log, calculate and transmit data from remote locations around the world. The unit monitors 32 independent measurements of most hydrological, meteorological,…
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Visit us at NALMS 2017!

Visit us at NALMS 2017!

Event
37th International Symposium of the North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) November 6–9, 2017 | Westminster, Colorado Attending NALMS 2017? Make sure you stop by booths 203 & 205 to visit the OTT Hydromet Group. Learn more about our group, company news, and exciting new products such as the HYDROLAB HL7! The NEW HYDROLAB HL7 multiparameter sonde offers a versatile, durable and practical solution to the day to day needs of monitoring programs for both simple and complex deployments. The HL7 sonde with a large sensor suite is able to thrive in demanding environmental conditions for long term continuous monitoring.The HL7 multiparameter sonde maximizes deployment life, minimizes maintenance, and provides unmatched ease of use producing comprehensive and valuable data sets supported by metadata. Watch the HL7 overview video!   About the North…
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Case Study: Measuring Nitrate in Puget Sound Using Optical Sensors

Case Study: Measuring Nitrate in Puget Sound Using Optical Sensors

Case Study, Sensors, Water Quality
Download the Case Study Now! Learn how the King County Dept. of Natural Resources and Parks in Seattle, Washington conducts long-term marine monitoring to assess baseline conditions and trends in Central Puget Sound, especially nitrate. In this case study, Sea-Bird SUNA measurements from Puget Sound, corrected for bromide, match the accuracy of measurements made with traditional wet chemistry techniques to within ±0.0025 mgN/L. About Sea-Bird SUNA V2 The SUNA V2 is the ultimate solution for real-time nutrient monitoring. This sensor measures nitrate with industry leading accuracy and stability over a wide range of environmental conditions (including extremely turbid and high CDOM conditions), from blue-ocean nitraclines to storm runoff in rivers and streams. The SUNA V2 incorporates the proven MBARI-ISUS nitrate measurement technology, which is based on the absorption characteristics of nitrate in…
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Introducing the NEW LUFFT WS100 Radar Precipitation Sensor

Introducing the NEW LUFFT WS100 Radar Precipitation Sensor

Product Launch, Sensors
Discover the New Lufft WS100 Download Guide Now  Fast, safe & maintenance-free: The WS100 radar precipitation sensor in use  The Lufft WS100 is our maintenance-free radar precipitation sensor for hydro-meteorological monitoring. The only one of its kind - it recognizes the type and amount of precipitation from the first drop, and is preferred for remote locations. WHY WS100? The WS100 helps to make important operational decisions within a few seconds. With its modern radar technology and fast response rate, it detects precipitation from the first drop. This sensor is ideal for immediate detection of a precipitation event and highly suitable for urban hydrology and dense precipitation networks. (more…)
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Surface Water Selection Guide Now Available!

Surface Water Selection Guide Now Available!

Guide, Sensors, Water Quality
  Download the Surface Water-Level Sensor Selection Guide Now! Measuring water quantity and quality in surface water (open channels, rivers, reservoirs, lakes, ­and estuaries) is one of the foundations of hydrological monitoring and has been a focus of OTT Hydromet since its first water current meters were designed in 1875. OTT Hydromet provides versatile technology options for measurement of water level, flow/discharge, and water quality in surface water applications: OTT surface water level sensors featuring a variety of measurement technologies (radar, bubbler, pressure) to meet many application needs OTT current meters to measure surface water flow and discharge, with options for in-stream portable measurement or fixed installations Compute discharge using a rating table with up to 50 points using the Sutron Stage Discharge Recorder (SDR) with a shaft encoder. Want to…
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Live Webinar: HL7 – A NEW Smart Platform for Better Data

Live Webinar: HL7 – A NEW Smart Platform for Better Data

Data Management/Software, Webinar
Register for the Live Webinar Now! HL7 - A NEW Smart Platform for Better Data Thursday, October 26, 2017 11:00 am Eastern Time HL7 The HYDROLAB HL7 multiparameter sonde offers a versatile, durable and practical solution to the day to day needs of monitoring programs for both simple and complex deployments. With a large sensor suite, it is able to thrive in demanding environmental conditions for long term continuous and profile monitoring. It helps our customers to correctly log data autonomously and easily integrate into real time telemetry systems. HYDROLAB Operating Software Simple and intuitive guided software This powerful software tool helps to make better decisions, minimize errors, and increases efficiency in the lab and on the deployment site. Webinar Agenda: Improve efficiency with streamlined setup & calibrations: Log files, data collection…
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OTT Hydromet sensors play a critical role during Hurricane Harvey

OTT Hydromet sensors play a critical role during Hurricane Harvey

Case Study, Company News, Sensors, Water Level
  OTT Hydromet sensors for measuring water level in creeks and bayous, played a critical role during Hurricane Harvey. Hurricane Harvey, and the subsequent flooding, was an unprecedented and devastating event in eastern Texas. Harvey produced an average of 33.7 inches of rainfall over the 1,777 square miles of Harris County throughout a 4-day period which equates to 1 trillion gallons of water and is also 68% of the yearly annual rainfall. Of the 22 watersheds across Harris County, 13 established new record water levels during Harvey surpassing previous records by Tropical Storm Allison (2001), Tropical Claudette (1979) and the 2016 Tax Day flooding. The Harris County Flood Control District was first established in 1937 following two major floods within six years and started installing their Flood Warning System in…
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Survey – Tell Us More, We Want to Hear from Hydromet Customers!

Survey – Tell Us More, We Want to Hear from Hydromet Customers!

Survey
We love hearing from you!  OTT Hydromet a leading developer and manufacturer of hydrological and meteorological instrumentation and software wants to hear from you! Please take less than 5-minutes to complete a survey that asks questions primarily about your biggest pain points and what doing more with less means to you! We value your feedback as it helps our team continue to develop great products, provide world class support, and present useful and meaningful digital content. If you are interested in receiving an email summary with key results, please ensure to include your email at the end of the survey. We look forward to hearing from you. For more information on our privacy policy, please visit: http://www.sutron.com/privacy-policy/
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Hydromet Cloud Case Study: Thompson’s Mills

Hydromet Cloud Case Study: Thompson’s Mills

Case Study, Data Management/Software
    Download the case study! Thompson's Mills is a unique survivor of times past, chronicling 150 years of Oregon rural life, and honoring the owners who adapted the mill to the changing world around it. It is the last water-powered mill in the state and its turbines can be seen in action today. Currently, water level is monitored at one station and by the Fall of 2017, at two stations, to inform decisions on how to manage the gates in order to maintain water levels within a specific threshold Hydrologic products and data management services offered by Sutron and OTT Hydromet play a critical part in the management Thompson’s Mills water resources. Want to read more about how Hydromet Cloud is making a difference at Thompson’s Mills? Download the…
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