Sutron awarded large USGS contract for water monitoring

Sutron Corporation's investment in SatLink, its GOES Satellite High Data Rate Transmitter, has paid off with the second large order of the year from the Hydrological Instrumentation Facility division of the USGS.

August 17, 2001, Sterling, VA---Sutron Corporation's multi-year investment in SatLink, its GOES Satellite High Data Rate Transmitter, has paid off with the second large order of the year from the Hydrological Instrumentation Facility division of the USGS.

This $493,745 contract is expected to be followed in the fourth quarter of 2001 with yet another contract of greater value.

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

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is the principal Federal Agency responsible for collection, analysis, interpretation, and dissemination of hydrologic data needed to plan, develop, and manage the water resources of the United States. The Hydrologic Instrumentation Facility (HIF) supports USGS hydrologic data-collection activities through 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 26 years Sutron has designed and manufactured communications equipment that operates unattended for months at a time in remote, inhospitable places, under the most extreme environmental conditions on the planet. With over 25,000 environmental monitoring stations presently in operation globally, Sutron is a major worldwide supplier of real-time data collection systems that include telemetry, sensors and data management software.

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