Rain Alert System
From scheduling irrigation in agricultural applications to storm tracking in flood-prone areas or regions with seasonal severe weather, alerting when rain events occur and monitoring rainfall quantity can provide invaluable information. Effective monitoring calls for a reliable, easy to configure, low maintenance rain alert system at an affordable price point so that systems can be deployed on a local basis.
Typical Rain Alert System
Rain events are of great significance in agriculture, flood-prone areas, regions with seasonal severe weather, arid zones, construction sites and even to the general public. NexSens rain alert systems provide accurate measurements and instantaneous alerts. Though rain measurement can be added on almost any NexSens real-time monitoring system, the G2-RAIN Alert System is the primary package delivered for rain monitoring applications.
The G2-RAIN is a self-contained rain monitor with an integrated precision rain gauge and real-time data alerts. It transmits accurate rainfall measurements directly to the WQData LIVE cloud-based data management platform using internal power and an embedded cellular modem. Paired with WQData LIVE’s configurable alerts, users are notified of rain events directly on a mobile device or computer. Historical rain data can be viewed, graphed, and downloaded from WQData LIVE for additional analysis.
Integrated tipping bucket and mast-mount features create an easy to set up and simple to maintain monitoring system which can be installed and relocated in minutes. Devices can be configured directly from any web browser without the need for costly site visits and complicated connections.
The G2-RAIN’s included Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge uses a standard 8" (200mm) diameter receiver that adheres to WMO & NOAA criteria. The rain gauge is the device of choice for accurately measuring low rainfall events and still provides good accuracy when measuring heavier rain events. The collector funnel comes with a stainless steel filter screen to reduce manual maintenance by preventing leaves and other debris from clogging the opening.
Contact a NexSens Applications Engineer today to discuss your rain alert application.
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