Equipment Purchasing List

The following is a list of supplies to make your own water quality education kit.  To go back to our Equipment and Supplies page, click here.

Item Part Number Source

Approx.

Cost

Qty
Calculator   buy locally $1.00-$5.00 1
Chest Waders   buy locally/sporting goods store $50-$80 1
Hip Waders   buy locally/sporting goods store $25-$50 1
Garbage Bags   buy locally $2.00 10
Tape Measure (50m') 39945 Forestry-Suppliers.com $37.50 1
Clipboard buy locally $1.00 1
Plastic Tray   buy locally $4.00 
Ping Pong Balls    buy locally $2.00 
Small Scissors    buy locally $1.00-$2.00 
Turbidity Tube 77107  Forestry-Suppliers.com  $42.95
Survey Flags   Building Supply Store  $4.00  25 
Plastic Petri Dishes 22163  pk 20  USU Chem Store  $5.46  20 
Transfer Pipets  Fisher 1371140/23247  USU Chem Store $30.00  100 
Digital Thermometer 23601  USU Chem Store $30.69 
Water Collection Bottle B0931/21856  USU Chem Store $11.68 
Chemical Waste Bottle B0931/21856  USU Chem Store $11.68 
Latex Gloves G0725/22373  USU Chem Store $7.90  100 
Safety Glasses  G0151 / 101445  USU Chem Store $1.88 
pH Strips  22595  USU Chem Store $16.06  50 
Magnifying Glass SB18031M / SB26621J Enasco.com  $0.95 / $2.95 1  / 10
Nitrate Test Kit  K-6904  Chemetrics.com  $64.47
Nitrate Test Kit Refill R-6902 Chemetrics.com  $34.79 1
Ammonia Test Kit  K-1510  Chemetrics.com  $60.15
Ammonia Test Kit Refill R-1501 Chemetrics.com  $26.73 1
Dissolved Oxygen Test Kit  K-7512  Chemetrics.com  $50.24 1
Dissolved Oxygen Kit Refill; R-7512  Chemetrics.com  $25.19 1
Phosphate Test Kit; K-8510   Chemetrics.com  $61.17 1
Phosphate Test Kit Refill; K-8510   Chemetrics.com  $24.92 1
Professional Kick Net; 77676   Forestry-Suppliers.com  $96.95 1
Home-made Equipment (kick net, ocular tube, etc.);   Make Your Own  $5.00 1
Macroinvertebrate ID Key;   Print from Stream Side Science  $1.00 1
Macroinvertebrate ID Book;   Barnes and Noble  $23.35 1
Groundwater Model;   Project WET  $? 1
Surface Water Model;   Enviroscape  $795-$987 1