Designed this kit for people of all ages, and even easier to use and carry with this new design! No previous testing experience required. Our field guides and training videos include step-by-step directions on how to use the different tests, understand the results, and record your observations in our app. This kit is a great way for students and organizations to gather data on their lakes and rivers, without breaking the bank.
Each kit contains…
  • Thermometer (air temperature)
  • Secchi disc (water clarity or depth)
  • A pack of 50 test strips (pH, alkalinity, hardness)
  • Container to collect used test strips
  • Conductivity meter (tests for conductivity, TDS, and water temperature)
  • Conductivity meter calibration instructions + solution
  • Sample containers with lid
  • Testkit field notepad and pen
  • 3 Whirl-Pak bags with 3 gloves
  • Field guide
  • CHEMets Dissolved Oxygen Kit (comes with 30 ampoules)
  • Container to collect used dissolved oxygen
  • 5 stickers and 3 badges
  • Reacher stick
  • Magnet reminder of this year’s testing dates

Ethical Elements: These kits are offered in partnership with Water Rangers, a Canadian organization which builds the tools to help citizens and scientists easily record and analyze water data so that they can use the data to learn about problems, share discoveries and engage with their neighbours. Read more about our ethical policies & practices.

The Inside Scoop: Our friends at Living Lakes Canada put us on to Water Rangers, and boy are we glad! Their team has been fantastic to work with, and we’re excited to be able to connect anyone who purchases this to their team.