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The HIF provides training, repairs, calibrations, and testing services for instruments and equipment through our warehouse and laboratories. HIF facilities include a warehouse, testing laboratories and a hydraulic laboratory with large calibration tow tanks and tilting flume. HIF facilities are available to USGS; other Federal, State, and local agencies; academic facilities; and private industry.

    • Instrumentation Evaluations

      The HIF evaluates equipment and instruments in an effort to ensure that these devices will meet the requirements of the USGS for hydrologic data collection. These requirements include accuracy, performance under a wide range of environmental conditions, and cost effectiveness.

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      Instrumentation Evaluations

      The HIF evaluates equipment and instruments in an effort to ensure that these devices will meet the requirements of the USGS for hydrologic data collection. These requirements include accuracy, performance under a wide range of environmental conditions, and cost effectiveness.

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    • Instrumentation Services

      The HIF sells, rents, repairs, calibrates, evaluates, and designs hydrologic equipment and instrumentation for the USGS; other Federal, State, and local agencies; academic facilities; and private industry.

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      Instrumentation Services

      The HIF sells, rents, repairs, calibrates, evaluates, and designs hydrologic equipment and instrumentation for the USGS; other Federal, State, and local agencies; academic facilities; and private industry.

      Learn More
    • Facilities at the HIF

      The HIF has several labs and field sites that offer unique capabilities for evaluating instrumentation. The Hydraulic Laboratory's tanks and flumes test instruments under a variety of conditions, and the Environmental Test Chamber and Water Quality Labs perform quality assurance tests and evaluations. The HIF also deploys instruments for field testing at stations on the Pearl and Wolf Rivers.

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      Facilities at the HIF

      The HIF has several labs and field sites that offer unique capabilities for evaluating instrumentation. The Hydraulic Laboratory's tanks and flumes test instruments under a variety of conditions, and the Environmental Test Chamber and Water Quality Labs perform quality assurance tests and evaluations. The HIF also deploys instruments for field testing at stations on the Pearl and Wolf Rivers.

      Learn More