Mitigation Matters: Flood Monitoring in La Veta, Colorado

Challenge After a wildfire in the nearby mountains increased the likelihood of water run-off into the town of La Veta, it became necessary to know when a flood event was approaching to give citizens enough time to evacuate. SolutionSeven stations, each equipped with SUTRON and OTT technology, were set up within a 13-mile radius of […]

When it Rains, it Floods

With flooding events becoming more prevalent every year due to rising sea level, heavy rains, and the other impacts of a changing climate, flood management and prevention has become increasing critical. Communities and cities around the world have designed an action plan to appropriately monitor flood resilience – where do you currently stand? Test your […]

Extreme Weather Events Surge in Number and Impact

Destroyed house and truck after a hurricane

The weather is becoming deadlier. The past two decades brought nearly twice as many natural disasters as the 20 years before. Rising temperatures fuel both the frequency and the impact of various types of extreme weather events. Meteorological monitoring as a basis for disaster prediction can save lives. Floods, storms, earthquakes, droughts, wildfires, … – […]

Introducing to North America: OTT ecoLog 1000, an All-in-One Water Level Monitoring Solution

We’re excited to introduce to North America the OTT ecoLog 1000, a self-contained, robust surface and groundwater logger for measuring water level and temperature. The OTT ecoLog 1000 level logger provides reliable and accurate data to reduce maintenance costs and field visits. Benefits include: Avoid data gaps with reliable long-term operation Avoid unscheduled trips to […]

Flood Warning Resources Compilation

We compiled all our current information on flood prevention and flood warning for you. This central resource library contains webinar recordings, white papers, and practical selection guides, so you are always well prepared. It includes info on: Achieving flood resilience through monitoring Tailoring monitoring based on specific applications Specific technology like the OTT Pluvio² S for […]

Are you ready for the year 2020?

Do you know the trends and best practices for the new year yet? Learn more about the OTT HydroMet innovations in our guide. 2020 brings new trends in hydrological monitoring. In the new guide, we share the experience and tips of our experts in order to prepare you for the challenges of this year. Contents: […]

TechTip: Setting up and connecting OTT Pluvio² with OTT netDL

In this TechTip you will learn everything about the connection of the OTT netDL data logger to the Pluvio precipitation sensor product series (Pluvio², Pluvio² L & Pluvio² S) and which configurations are possible. Summary of the TechTip “OTT netDL and Pluvio”: Installation of the OTT Pluvio² operating software Use of the OTT Pluvio² operating […]

What technology should you choose to measure local rain or water levels?

It can be difficult to select monitoring technology for flooding applications when each step of building a network, from sensors to dataloggers to visualization software, has multiple options. Using OTT HydroMet’s new product brochure with an integrated selection guide, you learn more about: Monitoring network components. Key considerations for selecting sensors, data management (remote communication, […]

Natural Flood Management and the role of environmental monitoring

Flooding is a natural process, but it can cause heavy economic loss and endangers lives.  Flood risk is expected to increase with climate change and increased urbanisation, so a heavy responsibility lies with those that allocate funding and formulate flood management strategy. In the following article, Nigel Grimsley from OTT Hydromet in the UK explains […]

Whitepaper on how to build urban flood resilience plans

Are you well-prepared for floods? Learn more about suitable precautionary measures and the right tools in our latest whitepaper! As populations grow and urbanization increases, flooding events have been increasing in both frequency and intensity. Floods have historically been most damaging when there was little to no warning, with monitoring technology potentially not in the […]