ETC Pask Permeameter Kit

Comparison of the ETC Pask Permeameter to the Guelph Permeameter

The ETC Pask Permeameter is constant head well permeameter designed and manufactured by Dynamic Monitors. It can be used to determine the field saturated hydraulic conductivity (Kfs) or the T time or percolation time (perc time) of soil or other porous media. Although the instrument has some limitations compared to more expensive alternatives such as the Guelph Permeameter, […]

Comparison of the Falling Head Permeameter to the Pask Permeameter

                The ETC Simplified Falling Head Permeameter Kit is based on the device and methodology outlined in the Nova Scotia Onsite Technical Guidelines. ETC has prepared a user-friendly kit and guide which can be used in the field, or in the lab. The ETC Pask Permeameter is constant head well permeameter designed and […]

Hydro-Terra Group Case Study – Lakeview Estates Wastewater Upgrades

If you plan on attending the 2017 NOWRA Onsite Mega-Conference in Dover, DE next week, be sure not to miss a presentation by Mark Mazzochette, PE and Mike Haufler, PG of the Hydro-Terra Group. Their presentation: Outside the Box Solutions: Case Studies of Unique On-site Wastewater Systems in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, will present an overview […]
Perc Test

New Expression Relating Kfs to Perc Time From a Perc Test

Perc Test Outdated The Percolation Test (PT) rate of fall or “Perc Time” is still used in many jurisdictions to determine suitability for onsite sewage disposal or for sizing of soil absorption systems (drainfields) and stormwater infiltration BMPs. It has been understood for some time, that Perc Time is not ideal because it is not just a […]

Drainage Stone That Doesn’t Drain?

Drainage stone is supposed to drain. After all, typical 3/4″ to 1.5″ gravel used in septic trenches has a lot of void space. In my early days working at an engineering firm with a materials testing lab, I tested some typical, but fairly dirty, septic gravel and it had approximately 40% open space. So water […]

Hydrotek Valve & IVM6000 Monitor Details for Freezing Climates

Click here for suggested Hydrotek valve and monitor details for freezing climates. For a suggested detail for moderate climates, refer to alternate drawing D6-003. Please contact kelly@dynamicmonitors.com if you would like to receive AutoCAD versions of these details to use in your own project drawings. D6-001-Winterized-Hydrotek-Valve-&-Monitor-Detail-Updated

Hydrotek Valve & IVM6000 Monitor Details for Moderate (non-freezing) Climates

Click here for engineering details for using the IVM6000 Valve Monitor with Hydrotek valves in moderate climates. For a suggested detail for freezing climates, refer to alternate drawing D6-001. D6-003-Hydrotek-Valve-&-Monitor-Detail-Updated Please contact kelly@dynamicmonitors.com if you would like to receive AutoCAD versions of these details to use in your own project drawings.  
Septic Sitter graphic

The “Internet of Things” goes underground with Septic Sitter!

Internet of Things (IoT) related products and services are predicted to become the next big mass market reality since the development of the world wide web. With Septic Sitter™, the IoT and Home Automation go underground…in your backyard. But just what is the value to the environment and consumers in having a smart, internet connected […]

News Release – Dynamic Monitors to receive investment funding to commercialize SepticSitter™

For Immediate Release: March 31, 2015 Stratford, Prince Edward Island Engineering Technologies Canada Ltd. (ETC) is pleased to announce that our product division, Dynamic Monitors, will receive a financial investment from Innovation PEI to help commercialize our patented SepticSitterTM system. ETC is one of five companies selected to receive funding through Innovation PEI’s Development and […]
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