Water Level Monitoring

Measuring of water level on rivers and reservoirs is difficult and expensive task that requires special equipment and complex installation. Caipos offers unique solution bases on radar water level sensor. Radar sensor is easy to install and maintenance free device to measure water level with very high accuracy. It can be used in harsh environmental conditions. Attached to CaipoBase Internet based logger, it offers effective and reliable monitoring on rivers and reservoirs. CaipoBase continuously monitors water level and if significant change is detected, it sends data to web application every 10 minutes. Frequent update of data allows detecting of flood timely.

Caipos Water Monitoring System is developed for fast and easy installation in difficult environments. Main unit is compact and easy to access. System is delivered completely configured. User only needs to insert a SIM card with valid data contract. Main unit “CaipoBase” requires minimum maintenance. It includes cleaning of rain gauge and solar panel.

Ultra low power consumption enables autonomous operation including uploading data to web server for more than one month without sun light.

Battery 6 V, 4.5 Ah Valve regulated lead-acid battery
Solar panel 149 x 199 x 3.2 mm, 1.08 W
Power consumption in sleep mode 50µ
Temperature range -30ºC ÷ +50 ºC
Dimensions of main unit 130x150x120mm
Operation without sun light with communication >1 month
Operation without sun light without communication >3 months
Flash memory 4Mb (up to 2 years of data)
GSM module Telit GL868-Dual or Telit GL865-QUAD
Max. number of directly connected sensors 32
Approximate GSM data transfer volume 1 20 Mb per month with hourly data logging
Interfaces 1 x USB, 2 x RS232, 1 x RS485, 1 x SDI-12, 1 x Rain Gauge, 1 Counter

1 Information is approximate and depends on the number of connected sensors and frequency of communication

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