Just a few of the most recent projects where we have been delighted to supply equipment

Water Flow in Peat Bogs

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Monitoring in the Mountains

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Using Radio Telemetry to connect a Water Monitoring Network

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Growing Conditions & Plant Welfare for optimum fruit production

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Climate Change Observatory on a small Spanish island in the Atlantic

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Water Level Monitoring

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Rental Equipment

We have a range of Rental Equipment; from Groundwater Pumps; YSI Handheld Water Quality Meters to Sediment Samplers. Renting is cost effective and convenient.

Data Collection Equipment

We have developed a versatile, secure, flexible, sophisticated and accurate web-based groundwater; water level; water quality and soil moisture telemetry system...

Sediment & Soil Sampling Equipment

From a Peat Probe, to an Auger Set (or Single Auger or Soil Gouge) to a mechanical Window Sampling System, Van Walt has one of the most comprehensive selections of Soil & Sediment Sampling equipment available.

Soil Moisture Equipment

Accurate and consistent Soil Moisture monitoring has become increasingly important when researching environmental factors like climate change, decreasing water resources, improved crop production and protecting threatened habitats.

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