AquaTerra Depth Sensor


An insertion sensor with 3 sensing points at 25 cm, 50 cm and 75 cm. A second variant to 50 cm, 10 cm and 150 cm (or more) can be custom made. This is the second of three sensor and software offerings that AquaTerra has.

In all cases, data is recorded automatically every two hours and transferred via a Gateway to AquaTerra's web-app portal where clients can securely access the soil moisture and temperature data through their dedicated personal profile:

  • A one off purchase AquaTerra Gateway device is needed to collect data wirelessly from multiple sensors from up to 4 km away (free line of sight) and to upload to the cloud.

  • A small annual subscription to access data in the AquaTerra web-app from any device with an internet browser (smartphone, tablet, computer) completes the software offering.

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Pricing model

Our hardware is priced per unit. There is an annual subscription fee per sensor and the data can be downloaded at no additional charges.

Installation process

The depth sensor requires a borehole for installation. After selecting a desired location, a borehole with a diameter of ~10cm is drilled and the sensor is placed. The depth of the borehole can vary to help in obtaining the soil moisture readings at different depths to the dedicated depth (i.e., 25cm, 50cm, and 75cm). Subsequently, the borehole needs to be backfilled. The sensor is installed by the user following the provided pictorial manual.

Ongoing maintenance required and support provided in Australia

We have an online customer support platform which can be used by clients on 24/7 basis. We also provide support by phone during normal working hours. Our support includes hardware installation, software training and troubleshooting.

Units deployed commercially0-10
Energy source

Battery powered

Communications compatibility

LoRaWAN, Wifi

Data ownership policy

Customers owns the data, however, AquaTerra has the right to use the data for development purposes.

Data privacy and security policy

Our data is stored in a secured cloud platform which is only accessible by registered user through their AquaTerraOs webapp profile. The data collected from AquaTerra users is stored and secured in reputed third party cloud platforms that ensures an additional level of security and uptime.

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