Top Tips for Water Quality Monitoring

Our experts are here to make sure you get the most out of your equipment during field season so you can collect the best data. While every application and deployment is different, we’ve found there are a few common tips you can use to be prepared for spot sampling with Pro Series Handhelds or continuous monitoring with EXO Sondes.

In this webinar, we share:

  • Tips on selecting the right equipment
  • Guidelines for instrument care, inspection, and preparation
  • Best practices for calibration
  • And other fieldwork and deployment necessities!

Who should attend:

  • Water quality scientists, managers, engineers, and consultants
  • New environmental researchers or those looking for a refresher
  • Anyone looking to understand how to collect accurate, defendable data

What Are People Saying About YSI Webinars?

"Info sessions like this are great for our new employees. We have some that do not get to handle equipment as often as others, so refresher presentations are helpful for us." - Webinar attendee

"Thank you. These webinars are very important to refresh our knowledge about using and maintaining equipment." - Webinar attendee.

Meet the Experts:

Environmental Solutions Application Engineer

Catie Marchand joined Xylem in 2021 as a sales representative and has been in the Applications Engineer role since 2022. At YSI, she collaborates with the R&D teams and product managers on advancements to our technologies and creating resources for customers. She also supports Marketing and Product Managers with her field expertise and customer focus. She is a technical expert in the field, and you can often find her at tradeshows and conferences.

Before working at YSI, Catie spent five years with the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality in watershed management and water quality monitoring of Arizona’s rivers, lakes, and streams. She has a B.S. in Environmental Microbiology from the University of Arizona and is at home in the field and lab.

Inside Sales Representative

Rian Lawrence joined Xylem in 2022 as a technical support specialist and has been in her current environmental handheld sales role since 2023. At YSI, she collaborates with customers to select equipment that fits their dynamic program needs. She also coordinates with other YSI specialists to deliver effective environmental monitoring solutions using cutting-edge technology.

Before working at YSI, Rian worked internationally for the U.S. government and universitites on water quality projects. Rian earned her M.Phil. in Medical Science (water quality and human health modeling) at University of Cambridge and her M.S. in Earth Systems Science at Stanford University.

Marketing Communications Manager

Nate Christopher joined Xylem in 2017 in a marketing communications role for some of Xylem’s leading brands including YSI EXO and Pro Series. He works with Product Management and the larger marketing team to create literature, videos, and events for our water quality instruments. He has a B.F.A. in Visual Communication Design from the University of Dayton.

Marketing Communications Specialist

Kyle Just joined Xylem in 2022 as a marketing communications specialist. He is responsible for creating print and digital content, video production, and email communication for YSI and other Xylem brands. He holds a B.S. in Computer Graphics Technology from the Purdue School of Engineering & Technology.