USGS orders $717,500 in Sutron hydrological equipment

Sutron Corp. has recently received a $717,470 order for hydrological Remote Datalogger/Controllers and HDR Satellite Transmitters from the USGS's Hydrologic Instrumentation Facility (HIF).

Jun 5th, 2003

June 5, 2003 -- Sutron Corp. has recently received a $717,470 order for hydrological Remote Datalogger/Controllers and HDR Satellite Transmitters from the USGS's Hydrologic Instrumentation Facility (HIF). This order was included in the $1,371,233 total bookings reported for April, 2003.

Located at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi, the HIF is a valuable USGS entity providing hydrological support services through the identification of needs, development of technical specifications, design or development of specialized interfaces, contracts and procurements, testing and evaluation, specialized field applications, repair and calibration, quality control and assurance, and storage and distribution of hydrologic instrumentation.

"For two decades Sutron has enjoyed a successful relationship with the HIF," said Dr. Raul McQuivey, President. "We're extremely pleased by the HIF's favorable reception of SatLink, Sutron's innovative high data rate satellite transmitter/logger. SatLink is the only HDR satellite transmitter available that has performed so consistently and reliably during rigorous testing by numerous federal government agencies."

Since 1975 Sutron has provided real-time data acquisition and transmission systems for environmental monitoring and control, especially in extreme and remote locales. Sutron's hydrological and meteorological equipment, systems and software collect, store, and transmit data from extreme locales to Pocket PCs, desktop and/or laptop computers located anywhere on the planet using satellite, internet, radio or telephone communications. Sutron designs, manufactures, installs, services and supports systems solutions for weather, floods, PORTS® and tides, water level/quality, dams, irrigation, rainfall, and fire weather.

Sutron is a major supplier of real-time environmental remote monitoring and control systems for several Federal Agencies, including the US Geological Survey, the National Ocean Service, a division of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Army Corps of Engineers, and the National Weather Service.

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