Equipment Purchasing List

The following is a list of supplies to make your own water quality education kit.  Please see our Equipment and Supplies page for a list of items available for checkout in some counties.

Item Part Number Source 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 (30m or 100') 40108/40005 Forestry-Suppliers.com $25.50/$23.25 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  $40.95
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
Dissolved Oxygen Kit Refill R-7512 Chemetrics.com  $25.19 1
Phosphate Test Kit K-8510  Chemetrics.com  $58.82
Phosphate Test Kit Refill R-8510 Chemetrics.com $23.96 1
Professional Kick Net 77676 Forestry-Suppliers.com $189.00 1
Home-made Equipment (kick net, ocular tube, etc.)   Make Your Own  $5.00 
Macroinvertebrate ID Key     Print from Stream Side Science $1.00 
Macroinvertebrate ID Book   Barnes and Noble $23.35 1
Groundwater Model   Project WET    
Surface Water Model   Enviroscape $795-$987 1