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Little Dipper Water Level Meter

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The small size and light weight of the little dipper make it the ideal instrument for "carry in" sites, shallow wells and direct push equipment. The little dipper utilizes many of the tried and tested components that have made its bigger brother, the dipper-T such a popular instrument with users. The instrument may be equipped with an optional 3/8in x 4in (9.5mm x 100mm) small-diameter probe making the little dipper suitable for use in direct push equipment and stilling pipes. In common with other HERON quality meters the tape complies with US-GGG-T-106E, a recognized standard assuring you of reliable, repeatable and accurate measurements.

The HERON little dipper gives you these features:

  • Lightweight - Portability
  • Encapsulated circuitry - Durability
  • 5/8-in probe standard or optional small-dia. 3/8-in (9.5mm) probe
  • Accurate tape - US-GGG-T-106E: Reliability & Repeatability


  • Metric or engineering scale (ft & 1/100 ft)
  • casing mounting frame as with the Sm.OIL.


  • Signal: Audible buzzer & Light
  • Weight: 2.75 lbs (1.3Kilo)
  • Dimensions (max): 6in x 6in (15cm x 15cm)
  • Power: 9volt battery
  • Tape Length: 75ft (22m)
  • Graduation: 1/100ft (1mm)
  • Probe Size: 5/8in (9.5mm) diameter
  • Probe Materials: Stainless steel & Teflon®
  • Carrying bag included

The HERON little dipper carries a 3-year limited warranty backed by HERON INSTRUMENTS second to none service.

The little dipper is equipped with a brake, removable electronic panel housing the battery draw, buzzer, light, sensitivity control and circuit test button.   If you're interested in tape lengths greater than 75 feet (22 m), check the Dipper-T  or the Water Tape water level meters.


Little Dipper Water Level Meter


Little Dipper Water-Level Meters
(Tapes are marked in either feet and decimal fractions or metric units)

    Tape Length
(Either feet or meters) 

Item Number

Shipping Wgt.
    75 ft or 22 m 1248FT** or 1249M*** 5.0 lb/ 2.0 kg $440.00      

 *Prices are in U.S. Dollars
**FT = Tapes are marked in feet and fractions (With 1/00 ft the smallest marking).
***M = Tapes are marked in metric units (With millimeters the smallest marking).
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