The seemingly simple question of, “how do I get my data?” can be complicated to answer, so we explore why wireless water quality monitoring options are so important to users, what today’s monitoring options look like, and the solutions the technology presents for users.
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Deployment locations for data buoys are often remote. Wireless communication supports environmental monitoring and data collection from buoys in real-time.
American Municipal Power
An energy company is gathering a comprehensive water quality dataset along the Ohio River where a hydropower station is being added to Cannelton Dam.
Gulfport Energy Corporation
Gulfport Energy is working to monitor streams and rivers near hydraulic fracturing operations to ensure the aquatic life isn’t negatively impacted.
Northern Indiana Public Service Company
Managers at LimnoTech collaborated with NexSens Technology to equip vital hydropower areas with water level sensors and cellular data loggers.
A NexSens Data Buoy provides scientists at Colby College with info on lake health like oxygen dynamics, temperature stratification and productivity.
Ohio Department of Natural Resources
The Ohio DNR’s Division of Wildlife Sandusky Fish Research Unit is exploring whether walleye spawns are affected by lake currents.
Susquehanna River Basin Commission
The SRBC has now installed more than 40 remote water quality monitoring stations in the river basin, including the border between Pennsylvania and New York.
Western Carolina University
A mountain stream monitoring system was installed by researchers at Western Carolina U. to broaden the scope of research within the watershed.
Ball State University
Ball State researchers gather baseline data at various locations within Cooper Farm to can better understand environmental processes.