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SIMPLE SOLUTIONS FOR GROUNDWATER MONITORING SINCE 1985
SIMPLE SOLUTIONS FOR GROUNDWATER MONITORING SINCE 1985

Eco Bailers for Sampling Groundwater

Clear Eco bailers for Sampling Groundwater

Waterra carries a large inventory of Eco Bailers for sampling groundwater needs. All bailers are PFAS, PFOS & PFOA free.

Bottom Emptying

These bailers are designed with a special valve and valve seat to provide more positive sealing and less clogging when removing the bailer from the well. All  bailers, including the narrow 0.7″ and 0.5″, come with the handy Bottom Emptying Spout. It assists in collecting non-aerated samples from the valve end of the bailer, which is ideal for VOC sample collection.

Adapts to Disposable Filters

All Clear PVC Eco Bailers are easily adapted to the Waterra 0.45 micron Groundwater Filters for collection of samples for metals analysis directly from the bailer.

A short length of 1/4″ OD or 1/2” OD LDPE tubing along with the Bottom Emptying Spout can be used to easily connect a Waterra Groundwater Filter filter to the bailer. This allows the bailed sample to flow by gravity directly through the filter and into a sample container. In many cases a 1 litre sample can be filtered in under 2 minutes using this method.

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Choose one of the 4 types of bailers; 1) Clear PVC, 2) Weighted PVC, 3) Weighted Polyethylene or 4) Hydrocarbon Sampling

Make sure the EcoBailer diameter is smaller than the inner well diameter.

Do you need Bailer Cord or Filters for your field work?

Waterra Words of Wisdom

  • Use a smooth hand over hand technique to minimize sample agitation when recovering your sample from the well
  • We don’t recommend tipping over the bailer to decant your sample from the top of the bailer as it aerates the sample and is tricky to handle the bailer
  • Most popular are Clear PVC 1.5 inch x 3 feet long 1 Litre EcoBailers
  • Waterra Groundwater Filters work very nicely with the EcoBailers

Clear PVC EcoBailer - Fast Sinking

The Clear PVC Eco Bailer for sampling groundwater is as heavy (or heavier) than conventional weighted bailers without the addition of bulky and costly weights. A better weight distribution allows the Clear PVC EcoBailer to sink straighter and the efficient valve design makes it the fastest sinking bailer available.

  • available in 5 popular sizes
  • faster sinking than polyethylene bailers
  • clear tube allows sample inspection within the bailer
  • connects directly to inline filters for easy filtration, no pressurization needed
  • requires less material to produce, resulting in less waste and cost to the environment
  • PVC ball with no leakage
  • PFAS, PFOS & PFOA free

Eco bailers are made of clear virgin PVC with a density of 1.31 grams per cubic centimeter versus polyethylene, which has a specific gravity of 0.96 to 0.98.

Since PVC is also transparent (whereas polyethylene is translucent), when you use Clear PVC EcoBailers you can inspect your sample while it’s still in the bailer.

Clear PVC Eco Bailers

0.46 inch OD0.7 inch OD1.5 inch OD1.5 inch OD3.3 inch OD
• 3 feet long
• 85 ml
• 24 bailers / case
• 3 feet long
• 200 ml
• 24 bailers / case
• 1 foot long
• 347 ml
• 48 bailers / case
• 3 feet long
• 1027ml
• 24 bailers / case
• 3 feet long
• 5.1 L
• 8 bailers / case

Weighted Clear PVC EcoBailers

Weighted Clear PVC Eco Bailers use the same design as the popular Clear PVC Eco Bailers. They also feature a thicker tube wall than competing models. As a result, our Weighted Bailers are less likely to bend when handled. Bent bailers will oscillate when travelling down the well column and they will sink more slowly.

Weighted Clear PVC Eco Bailers

1.5 inch OD
• 3 feet
• 1027 ml
• 24 bailers/case

Weighted Polyethylene EcoBailer

Weighted Polyethylene Eco Bailers use the same design as the popular Clear PVC Eco Bailers. They also feature a thicker tube wall than competing models. As a result, Weighted Bailers are less likely to bend when handled. Bent bailers will oscillate when travelling down the well column and they will sink more slowly.

Weighted Polyethylene Eco Bailers

1.5 inch OD
• 3 feet
• 1027 ml
• 24 bailers/case

Hydrocarbon Recovery EcoBailer

Captures Only Hydrocarbons

The Clear PVC Hydrocarbon Recovery Eco Bailer is designed to help you remove the LNAPL, floating hydrocarbon product, from your monitoring wells without removing water as well.

This bailer is made from the same durable, rigid PVC as the regular Clear PVC Eco Bailer and so has all the same great qualities. The Hydrocarbon Recovery Bailer uses a specially designed ball which floats in water but sinks in in hydrocarbons.

  • available in 1.5″ diameter X 3′ length
  • faster sinking than polyethylene bailers
  • clear tube allows sample inspection within the bailer
  • requires less material to produce, resulting in less waste and cost to the environment
  • captures only hydrocarbons, not water
  • PFAS, PFOS & PFOA free

THESE BAILERS CAN NOT BE BOTTOM EMPTIED

How it works: Hydrocarbon Recovery Bailer.

Clear PVC Hydrocarbon Recovery Eco Bailer

1.5 inch OD
• 3 feet
• 935 ml
• 24 bailers/case

EcoBailer Accessories

Waterra 0.45 Micron Groundwater Filter

Waterra 0.45 Micron Groundwater Filter

Waterra Graduated Cord

Waterra Graduated Cord

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