A Rugged Windows 10 Tablet for Water Resource Investigations

Hydrologists, biologists, watershed scientists and other professional tasked with water resource data collection can benefit from a lightweight and rugged field-computer that that has the power of their desktop/laptop computer but is light-weight and rugged enough for field use. The ideal device would contain the processor muscle to run an assortment of third-party MS Windows […]

California’s Record Drought: Bring on the Mandatory Cutbacks

To The Field and Back has been documenting California’s drought for some time now. We’ve talked about falling aquifer levels and also the complete lack of winter snow and its effects on water users for the rest of the year. On March 5, California made it official for the first time in its history: every […]

A State on the Brink: California’s Lost Winter

California State officials are looking at serious water restrictions this spring and summer as the winter snowpack feel far below expectations. What’s next for an already-dry West? In December, a large storm ravaged the California coast, created power outages to thousands and caused millions of dollars in damage. You’d think that would be bad news, […]

Elecdata – What Sets Us Apart From the Rest

A Message from Linda Dean Glover, Co-Owner of Electronic Data Solutions I would like to take this opportunity to express our sincere appreciation for your interest in our products and services.  It has been our pleasure to serve you during the last 29 years. Throughout the years, we’ve worked to acquire diverse knowledge and skill […]

Event-Based Water Sampling With ISCO Samplers

Capturing the rising limb of a storm event and having the ability to collect water samples from industrial dischargers with intermittent flows can be challenging for agencies tasked with these responsibilities. This article details how a small, inexpensive tool available from Teledyne ISCO can aid both of these applications and more. The model 1640 Liquid […]

Have A Drink On Me…Or Not

The State of California Struggles With A Historical Water Shortage Dry lake beds, brown lawns and thousands of acres of barren farm land, just some of the physical evidence of one of the worst droughts in California history. According to Chris Bonds with the California Department of Water Resources, an agency created to deal specifically […]

Water Quality Enters the 21st Century

One of the most frequently asked questions I get when I’m visiting customers is, “when am I going to be able to collect water quality data on my iPhone or iPad?”  It’s a fair question since almost everything we do in our daily lives is directly tied to our phones and tablets. Late in 2013, […]


Keeping up-to-date with data collection technology improvements can sometimes seem like a daunting task. Since 1986, Electronic Data Solutions has taken on that responsibility for you. We’re here to be your primary source of information on industry changes and tips for collecting the highest quality of data. Elecdata employs experts in several different fields including […]