Archive for April, 2011

Do you prefer your suppliers to your daughter?

Published on April 20, 2011

This last Sunday I told Mike, my son in law, that he should have asked for an instruction manual for Rosie as a wedding gift but that then he would have had to build a larger bookcase because such a document would be of encyclopedic proportions. But, for your benefit Mike, here are some lateread the rest…

Things are not always what they seem …..

Mineral exploration can be devastating on the environment but the window sampling sets we supply to the mining industry are anything but destructive. Our percussion window sampling kit is a powerful, low disturbance site investigation tool.  It uses laser cut, high entry efficiency samplers in a unique, robust, no maintenance, left hand thread RD32 connection.read the rest…

We keep adding so you can keep hiring

Already this year we’ve added a new PID, TDR Soil Moisture Measuring System, AquaLogger™ Datalogger, Multi Pump Controller, Bladder Pump with drop tube and upgraded our Well Modem to give you even more choice when it comes to hiring environmental monitoring equipment. Whether you need pumps, meters, samplers or remediation kit we now have theread the rest…

Our new Multi Pump Controller has it all!

You must forgive our enthusiasm for our latest pump controller but, for us, it ticks all the boxes! For the last two months we have been continuously running a Multi Pump Controller plus four Reclaimer pumps from a 12 volt battery powered by a solar panel and, throughout that period, it hasn’t faltered.  The system’sread the rest…

It’s not just oil prices affected by unrest around the world …

The rate of change on base metal prices around the globe is as volatile as the world’s weather. The latest metal to drop, when in reality a world shortage is predicted, is copper. Those in the know expect a drop in purchases by Japan following the earthquake and tsunami on March 11 which closed factoriesread the rest…

The latest in TDR technology

Last time around we gave you a sneak preview of our new TDR sensors, probes, meters and telemetry. Well the good news is – it’s here!  We have recently updated our website with the latest equipment to arrive from our award winning German supplier Imko and it’s safe to say this is the very latestread the rest…

Bluebell Watch!

Seen any Bluebells yet? It would seem this beautiful little flower is a good indicator of the water content of a soil and those woods and forest where they appear each year must have good soil moisture retention. The quality of our Bluebells this year is particularly relevant following a very dry March so whatread the rest…

In Colorado, USA, they take water level monitoring very seriously

One of the challenges of the Lower Colorado River Authority is to determine how much water is flowing into streams and canals, how much water is flowing into and out of lakes, and to make sure that data gets to the people who can use it in their decision-making to ensure the safety and welfareread the rest…

Make sure your water quality readings are accurate

In the week that water quality hits the headlines – for all the wrong reasons in Japan: radioactive iodine levels in seawater near the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant reach a new record – 4,385 times the legal limit, the highest reading since the quake on 11 March 2011. And closer to home, the Environment Agency’sread the rest…

Other News

Defining the link between us & them and a tale of two cities!

June 20, 2017

They say what you wear says a lot about you; what’s on your desk defines how you work and the organisations you work with, purchase…

Bring on normality!

June 5, 2017

We are proud to work in the environmental sector providing equipment for groundwater, water and soil research; monitoring; measuring and collection. Helping you make the…

The MP1’s back in Town

April 24, 2017

“Spread the word around. Guess who’s back in town” ** The MP1 Pump is back for sale and in our rental fleet! This updated submersible…

Why we love the EXO!

March 13, 2017

The EXO advanced multiparameter water platform is a lovely piece of kit, beautifully engineered, using only the best materials and houses wet mateable high accuracy…

Full CALIBRATION or BUMP test?

February 21, 2017

It is neither always prudent nor is it always desirable that a full calibration, whether for a PID or an LEL is done on site;…

A new use for the humble kitchen foil

February 9, 2017

VOC’s and other contaminants have a nasty habit of being able to penetrate and be adsorbed by all manner of materials. They then “sit” in…