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OTT RLS – Radar Level Sensor for Surface Water

OTT RLS – Radar Level Sensor for Surface Water

Sensors, Surface Water
Water Level Measurement Practical and Reliable with the OTT RLS. The OTT RLS is a non-contact radar level sensor with pulse radar technology. The OTT RLS offers a large measurement range with a small blanking distance and narrow beam width and it easily connects to most dataloggers. The RLS has extremely low power consumption and is ideal for remote or solar powered sites.
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Harris County Flood Warning System Case Study

Harris County Flood Warning System Case Study

Case Study, Sensors, Water Level
OTT RLS & CBS Water Level Sensors Making a Difference in Harris County. Download the Case Study! The Harris County Flood Control District in Texas was created in 1937 in response to the devastating floods that struck Downtown Houston and Harris County between 1929 and 1935. Currently, the District's boundaries include 3.7 million people in 34 jurisdictions one of which is the City of Houston. In just one year Harris County endured two massive rainfall events with totals of 8-16 inches in 3 to 12 hours. A total of 9800 homes were flooded and 9 persons died. The District is using its "Flood Warning System" (FWS) to measure rainfall and water level amounts in real-time, to provide up-to-date flood information.
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Satlink3’s New Modbus Feature

Satlink3’s New Modbus Feature

Data Management/Software, Dataloggers
NEW MODBUS FUNCTIONALITY. DOWNLOAD TECH NOTE NOW! Sutron’s SatLink3 logging transmitter provides a cost-effective way to measure, log, calculate, and transmit data from remote locations around the world. The unit monitors up to 32 independent measurements of most hydrological, meteorological, and environmental sensors. Starting with firmware version 8.07, SatLink3 features Modbus support. Modbus is a communications protocol commonly used in industrial applications as well as meteorology and climatology, and hydrology. With SatLink3, it can now be configured as a Modbus slave and limited Modbus master. Want to learn more information about Satlink3's New Modbus Feature?
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Hydromet Cloud – Frequently Asked Questions

Hydromet Cloud – Frequently Asked Questions

Data Management/Software
Hydromet Cloud provides secure real-time data access from almost anywhere in the world via HydrometCloud.com and the Hydromet Cloud Mobile App. This includes the backend infrastructure to receive, ingest, decode, process, display, and store measurement data from nearly any remote Hydromet monitoring station via a cloud-based data hosting platform. Have some questions about Hydromet Cloud?
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A Step by Step Guide and Best Practices for the OTT MF Pro

A Step by Step Guide and Best Practices for the OTT MF Pro

Water Flow
The OTT MF Pro is a user-friendly, low maintenance electromagnetic current meter for cost-efficient in-stream discharge measurement. It saves time in the field by automatically calculating discharge and its electromagnetic sensor head is maintenance-free, ideal for use in low-flow environments, and unaffected by large amounts of organic matter .This device can be used in some of the toughest environments, including weed-infested, sediment laden water, or turbulent flows, and, because it does not have moving parts, it is virtually maintenance free. The OTT MF Pro Tech Note provides a general guide for how to best use the MF Pro with step by step guidance and best practices. Some of the topics we go over are:
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A Four-Step Guide to Accurately Calculating Surface Water Discharge

A Four-Step Guide to Accurately Calculating Surface Water Discharge

Discharge & Level
Today, a wide range of government agencies, municipalities, utility companies, and private companies need to monitor water flow in rivers, streams, and canals for a variety of reasons ranging from predicting water availability and flood events to allocating water resources and planning for future development. At a high-level, these organizations are concerned with the water flow and discharge of the surface water in a particular area. More specifically, water discharge, which is the volume of water moving through the cross section of a stream or river during a particular unit of time, is typically computed by multiplying the area of water in a channel cross section by the average velocity of the water in that cross section.
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