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Sonic Water Level Meter from Solinst Canada

March 23, 2021  By Ground Water Canada

Solinst Canada Ltd.’s Model 104 Sonic Water Level Meter is a handheld, acoustic ranging instrument designed to simply and quickly measure depth to static water level in a well, piezometer, sounding tube, or any closed pipe from surface.

The Solinst Sonic Water Level Meter works in straight wells, but is also ideal for wells that are difficult to access due to crooked pipes, narrow tubes, or other instrumentation in the well. Because there is no equipment to lower down the well, the device is also ideal for use in contaminated or corrosive environments.

The Solinst Sonic Water Level Meter consists of a control unit and connected probe. The probe transmits a sound wave into the well or pipe and measures the time for the pulse to return after contacting the water. Readings are shown on the clear LCD display on the control unit. Depth measurements to 600 metres (2,000 feet) are possible.


The Model 104 Solinst Sonic Water Level Meter comes with a plastic disc for covering larger well openings and a convenient field bag. It uses 6 AA alkaline batteries to operate and is backed by a Solinst three-year warranty.


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