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To find water or not to find water?

  1. Oct 14, 2009 #1
    To find water or not to find water??

    Some help guys anyone knows about methods to find water without using point detectors? all i seem to find is sensors that are put over a point were water is suspected to be at, im lookin for something more along the lines of radar like, from a distance.
     
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  3. Oct 14, 2009 #2

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    Re: To find water or not to find water??

    Welcome to the PF. Do you mean underground water? How far underground? If underground, I don't think ground penetrating radar will get you very deep, but I certainly am no expert on it. Seems like you would need to use sound instead like the oil exploration folks use.
     
  4. Oct 14, 2009 #3

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  5. Oct 15, 2009 #4
    Re: To find water or not to find water??

    Yeah I looked into GPR and it won't cut it because it's a point detector, I need something from a distance.
    I looked into Ultrasonic Rangefinders which use ultrasonic waves, they may be a bit costly so I'm trying to find cheaper ones on the market since its just a small project.
    Would like your opinion on them and thanks for answering to begin with! :)
     
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