Platypus Collects Water Quality Data in Record Time with Robotic Boats and In-Situ Equipment
OverviewHired to monitor runoff from intensive greenhouse agriculture in the Netherlands, Platypus uses robotic boats and Aqua TROLL 600s to gather in a matter of days water quality data that otherwise would have taken weeks or months to collect. ChallengeAs population density increases, many countries wrestle with water quality management. The problem is particularly acute in the Netherlands, where 26 percent of land sits below sea level and intensive agriculture in both fields and greenhouses is essential to...
Groundwater monitoring network at Belgian stone pit - Case Study
CountryBelgiumPeriod2012 - nowDescription and backgroundThe stone pit is surrounded by natural areas. Therefore the stone pit has to satisfy strict environmental legislation.How did Eijkelkamp Soil & Water made the differenceEijkelkamp Smart Sensoring: 16 measuring points installed and equiped with monitoring well modems and Diver water level loggers (including 3 CTD-Diver water level loggers), online data management and training (Eijkelkamp Academy)
From 6 Belgian knights to groundwater monitoring - Case Study
Project From 6 Belgian knights to groundwater monitoring. Opdrachtgever Affligem Brewery Land Belgium Background to installing the monitoring network Pieter Careel, Production Support Coordinator, at Affligem Brewery: "The government is very careful about issuing environmental permits for pumping groundwater. We must be able to demonstrate that we use the water for high technology applications, something that brewing beer obviously is. Moreover, the legislature requires that we carefully and closely...
Baseline measurement Natura 2000 site Binnenveld - Case Study
The Binnenveld has been a Natura 2000 site since 2014. For the preservation and improvement of the site, a baseline measurement will be established via monitoring. Project Baseline measurement for Natura 2000 site Binnenveld Client Vallei en Veluwe Water Board Performed by Eijkelkamp Soil & Water Country the Netherlands Background to installing the monitoring network De Hel, Blauwe Hel and Bennekomse Meent, located within the Binnenveld, have been a Natura 2000 site since 2014. The provinces of...
Groundwater monitoring at the San Andres Isles - Case Study
Project Monitoring of saline intrusion, Groundwater quantity and quality. Client CORALINA (enviromental public autority of San Andres Isles) Implemented by Maser and Eijkelkamp Soil & Water Country Colombia, archipelago of San Andres Background information of the project The island of San Andres, depends currently for over 80% on groundwater for its watersupply, but its exploitation through wells, boreholes and deep wells is affected by anti-exploitation techniques, water leaks in the sewage system...