NOTE Inclusion of a supplier in this list does NOT imply a recommendation by Soil Water Solutions
Suppliers of equipment for soil water measurement and logging equipment for irrigation and meteorology
Good places to start if you are looking for soil water or suction sensors
This site has advertising from many sensor suppliershttp://findasensor.com
For advertising, newsgroups, and many useful papers on soil water sensing methodsﾂ http://www.sowacs.com
More specialised sites :-
Don't forget to check Soil Water Solutions equipment list
Electronic logging and control for irrigation and meteorology.- also gypsum block based systems (South Australia) Measurement Engineering Australia
Sentek Environmental Innovations - integrated soil moisture measurement equipment and software.
Dataflow Systems - Low cost electronic logging and sensing systems for soil, water and meteorogical monitoring. now moved to Christchurch (autralian freecall no) 1300 303 656
Pessl Instruments weather stations and datalogging equipment for soil water
Scientific Equipment Repairs, PO Box 89, Macclesfield SA 5153, Mobile 041 884 0773
ﾂ For cheap field and lab data loggers try Onset corp
ﾂ Meterological Equipment http://www.meteo-technology.com/soil.htm
Agridry Rimik Pty Ltd - 331 Taylor St Toowoomba Qld. 4350 Ph (076) 332299 Fax (076) 332084
Soilmoisture Equipment Corp. - soilwater measurement & sampling tensiometers, plant water status.
IRRICROP Technologies - (now Selby Biolab) soil, plant ant meteorological monitoring.
www.hdl.com.au- these people make some very neat temperature sensors and a range of robust environmental loggers at good prices
Ross Brown sales - specialise in temperature measurement for the food industry - have a range of temperature and salt measuring equipment 21 Brookhollow Ave , Baulkhan Hills NSW 2153, 02 9899 2744
Cox temperature recorders - specialise in ' button' temperature recorders -completely sealed, no external connectors can be buried or immersed in streams etc
ﾂ Streat instruments : soil water sensors and loggerswww.streatsahead.com
Adelaide Agent - Aquaflex - Better Watering Solutions
ﾂ sold in Australia by Aquaflex Australia 53 Wodonga St, Beverly SA 08 8244 4428
Neutron Moisture meter
Suppliers of neutron moisture meters in Australia (CPN Hydroprobes from the USA)
the CPN 503DR neutron probe is now supplied and serviced in Australia by...
Inﾃつ NSW andﾃつ QLD
Peter Cullﾃつ ﾃつ ICT Internationalﾃつ ﾃつ http://www.ictinternational.com.au
RSNE supplies software for the 503DR http://www.rsne.com.au/prwin/index.htm
Brief notes on maintenance and calibration are at http://www.rsne.com.au/calibrat/index.html
Useful manuals and other documents relating to the neutron moisture meter from ARS and Soil Water Solutions
Australian Nuclear Technology Organisation http://www.ansto.gov.au/ansto/neut/
Neutron Probe data http://www-eosdis.ornl.gov/FIFE/Datasets/Soil_Moisture/Soil_Moisture_Neutron_Probe_Data.html
Suppliers of laboratory and general equipment.
Don't forget to check Soil Water Solutions product list
Southern Cross Science Pty Ltd - laboratory equipment manufacture - shakers, controlled temperature baths.
CIVILAB Southern Pty Ltd - Specialists in the supply of Civil Engineering materials and soil testing equipment. Ph (052) 23 1811 Fax(052) 23 16311
WaterTec Services - Unit 3/123 main South Rd O'Halloran Hill SA Ph (08) 8322 2442
MELWIRE - Woven wire products - stainless steel mesh. PO Box 2265, Regency Park SA 5942. Ph (03) 9551 2344
www.nylex.com.auMakers of plastic sheet dam lining and cover materials
Supply and installation of nylex pproducts in South Australia by Fabtech (08) 8347 3111
Geofabrics - suppliers of needle punched bentonite clay dam liner materialswww.geofabric.com.au
Synthetic ceramic tube, plate and vesselshttp://www.coorstek.com/coorstek/home.asp