Every year, New York City spends over $1.4 million to collect water quality samples. But now, a new drone-based solution can help NYC, and over 50,000 other water utilities in the United States, to slash their water sampling costs by up to 90%, and sample collection time by 75%.
Nixie is the world’s first drone-based water sampling and data collection system. It has been designed and developed by Reign Maker, a New York-based drone services company.
Ensuring safe water supply is essential for public health. And Nixie-enabled drone water sampling not only helps utilities to reduce labor and costs dramatically, but it also makes water sampling safer and efficient enough to exceed federal EPA guidelines.
Drone water sampling with Nixie
Nixie is a patented drone-mounted water sampling attachment and lockable bottle cradle that can be attached to DJI M600 and M300 RTK drones. Designed to hold EPA-approved water sampling bottles, the device can easily plunge 2 feet below the…