rain gauge News

  • New low cost rain gauge

    Envirologger is proud to announce the introduction of a low cost rain gauge which is directly compatible with the G2 web logger. The 8 inch gauge delivers 1/100th inch (0.254mm) resolution per tip and is self emptying. It can be connected wired or wirelessly to the logger and has a lifetime sensor guarantee. The wired gauge costs less than £150 and is supplied complete with 20m ...


    By Envirologger Limited

  • Environment Agency builds new technology into rain monitoring network

    During recent trials conducted by the Environment Agency (EA) and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), in cooperation with the UK Met Office, OTT Hydrometry’s Pluvio2 raingauge exceeded the target performance requirements of the assessment and over 100 units have now been purchased by the EA. As a result, the quality of monitoring data will be improved and the cost of running ...

  • ADS Introduces New Alarming Rain Gauge

    Huntsville, AL (October 4, 2007) ADS® LLC announced today the new ADS RainAlert IITM, a low-cost wireless rain gauge that alerts operators via text or email messages when rainfall intensity exceeds a critical threshold. “We are pleased to offer customers this next generation rain gauge,” states Garry Wood, Vice President of Sales for ADS. “The flexible and strategic alarming options tailor ...

  • New Rain Gauge Interface from RainWise First Dedicated Analog Converter on the Market.

    RainWise Inc, manufacturers of precision weather instruments, is pleased to announce the RGAI-1 Rain Gauge Analog Interface. The RGAI-1 provides an analog interface between any tipping bucket rain gauge and a data acquisition device (DAQ). “The RGAI-1 Rain Gauge Interface is the only dedicated analog converter available today,” says Wayne Burnett, CTO at RainWise Inc, ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • Call for climate sensors to gauge mountain warming risk

    Developing countries with mountainous areas need to improve their monitoring of local climate change and its impact on drinking water sources, a report warns. The ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Mobile masts could help measure rain and chill vaccines

    Mobile-phone masts in Africa could be used for other development initiatives, such as filling gaps in rainfall data and providing electricity to refrigerate vaccines, experts say. For example, masts could be used to measure rainfall in areas without rain gauges, according ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Climatronics Corporation offers a cost-effective solution for measuring precipitation (rain/snow) in remote locations and in virtually any environment.

    Climatronics Corporation’s 360 Series Precipitation Gauges are a cost-effective solution for unattended measurement of rain and snow in remote locations. The gravity-actuated self-tipping bucket empties itself once a precise amount of precipitation has been collected, automatically recording increment of volume that has been discharged. Since regular operator maintenance is not required, this ...


    By Climatronics Corporation

  • CASELLA MONITOR CUSTOMISES TIPPING BUCKET RAIN GUAGES FOR OMAN`S HARSH ARID CONDITIONS

    Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources installs over 200 systems for accurate measurement of rainfall levels. Sultanate of Oman’s Ministry of Regional Municipalities & Water Resources (MRMWR) has recently installed additional Casella Monitor (www.casellameasurement.com; 01234 844100) Tipping Bucket Rain Gauges ...


    By Casella

  • African rainfall data `will improve climate predictions`

    A comprehensive 30-year dataset of African rainfall could soon help test climate change predictions and improve climate models, according to a UK researcher. David Grimes, who studies satellite data at the University of Reading, told SciDev.Net that his group will release the complete, open-access data set within a ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Ocean salinities show an intensified water cycle

    The stronger water cycle means arid regions have become drier and high rainfall regions wetter as atmospheric temperature increases. The study, co-authored by CSIRO scientists Paul Durack and Dr Susan Wijffels, shows the surface ocean beneath rainfall-dominated regions has freshened, whereas ocean regions dominated by evaporation are saltier. The paper also confirms that surface warming of the ...

  • OTT launches new Phosphate monitor at WWEM 2016

    The OTT stand (No. 126) at WWEM 2016 will provide the first opportunity for visitors to see the new HydroCycle PO4, the latest version of the Cycle-P remote, battery powered, dissolved phosphate monitor. Designed for long-term high frequency monitoring of remote locations, the HydroCycle PO4 can be left unattended for long periods, testing up to 1,500 samples between service/reagent change. ...

  • OTT Hydrometry supports water level event

    OTT Hydrometry, the specialist manufacturer of water and weather monitoring technologies, will participate in a national drainage event near Wisbech on Wednesday 17th July 2013. Organised by the Association of Drainage Authorities, the event provides an opportunity for the suppliers of products and services in the field of water level management to demonstrate their capabilities. A wide range of ...


  • Casella storm guardian boosts flood safety for 15 communities

    Casella has supplied a warning system to Northamptonshire County Council for 15 communities in the County.  STORM Guardian is a robust rain gauge, featuring a Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge (TBRG) mechanism made from entirely non-corrosive materials.  The gauge can collect rainfall data remotely and mitigate the risk from the increasing incidence of high intensity rainfall and flash ...


    By Casella

  • Introducing our next generation - RainLog 2.0 - More powerful with easier connectivity

    NEW updates include: USB port Powered by two AAA alkaline batteries 2MB of memory - more than twice the previous model FEATURES: Two year warranty One year capacity for both the logger and battery supply One minute time/date stamp resolution Will fit any RainWise gauge or other ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • OTT launches new precipitation sensor

    OTT Hydrometry Ltd is launching a new sensor, known as OTT Pluvio2, for the accurate measurement of rain, snow and hail. Commenting on the new technology, OTT Managing Director Simon Wills says, 'The initial version of the Pluvio instrument was launched a few years ago. It offered users much greater resolution and accuracy across a broader range of weather conditions in comparison with older ...

  • Bad weather is good news for OTT Hydrometry

    OTT Hydrometry, the specialist manufacturer of environmental monitoring equipment, has announced that 2015 was its best year ever in the UK. “Product sales were very good across all ranges,” comments Managing Director Nigel Grimsley. “Our water quality, level and flow monitors all performed very well; as did out meteorological, datalogging and telemetry instrumentation.” ...

  • Purchase a new Hawk RT and receive one year`s FREE subscription to www.timeview.net*

    For a limited time Hydro-Logic is offering one year's free data posting to timeview.net when you purchase a Hawk RT* data logger. The Hawk RT is the latest addition to our Isodaq Hawk range and with an IP67 rating, it ensures maximum protection against hostile environments such as water, dirt, dust and moisture. Typical applications include: - Boreholes - Low-cost riverside ...


    By Hydro-Logic Services

  • NASA And Nature Conservancy Agreement Supports Precipitation And Migratory Bird Research

     NASA and The Nature Conservancy have joined forces to support the ability to measure precipitation on a global scale while also understanding migratory bird habitats on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. The organizations have signed a Space Act Agreement that will provide a location to support NASA's Precipitation ...

  • PVMET-150 Weather Station Released

    RainWise Inc. is pleased to announce the release of the PVMET-150, our next generation precision weather station for commercial and utility grade PV suppliers who require the highest caliber in sensors for exceptionally accurate monitoring data. The standard PVMET-150 comes with a precise second-class thermopile pyranometer to allow for dependable, bankable data, and is mounted on a tilting ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • Human pollution drives weekday southeast storms

    Summertime storms in the southeastern United States drop more rainfall midweek than on weekends, and NASA scientists say air pollution from human activities, such as emissions from traffic, businesses and factories, is likely driving that trend. The link between rainfall and the day of the week is evident in data from NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite, known as TRMM. 'It ...

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