SOUND PRINCIPLES & GOOD ADVICE FOR OVER 20 YEARS
The first Doppler systems were called Doppler Velocity Logs, used to help navigate large ships. The original SonTek ADV sensors were single-point devices used in laboratories by universities and government agencies.
1992 SONTEK FOUNDED
From 1992 to today - Scroll on to
discover who we are, where we've been, what we've accomplished and
where we're headed.
A former SonTek office on
Nancy Ridge in San Diego, California
Measuring three-dimensional fluid flow at a point 5cm below the transducer, the ground-breaking ADV-1 paved the way for the development of new acoustic Doppler instruments.
BEHIND EVERY PRODUCT
are people with
In 1994, SonTek was awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a new type of Doppler profiler that uses less power consumption and is lightweight. This product was called the Acoustic Doppler Profiler (ADP).
1997 ARGONAUT-XR & ARGONAUT-SL
BEHIND EVERY PRODUCT
is a team dedicated to quality.
2000 RIVERCAT MINI-ADP
2001 YSI ACQUIRES SONTEK
2003 UK RIVERCAT
2004 500 KHz ARGONAUT-SL (VERTICAL BEAM)
2005 TESTING TANK CONSTRUCTION
(WITH SmartPulse HD)
2007 RELOCATION TO SUMMERS RIDGE
SonTek's current state-of-the-art facility in San Diego, California
500, 1500, 3000
Discovery Channel Asia "Man Made Marvels" features an Argonaut-SL in the ground-breaking SMART Tunnel Project.
2009 RIVERSURVEYOR S5 & M9
2011 ITT ACQUIRES YSI & SONTEK AND FORMS ITT ANALYTICS; SPINS OFF ITT
AND BECOMES XYLEM INC.
SonTek becomes a Xylem brand
2012 SONTEK'S 20th ANNIVERSARY
2012 SONTEK-IQ PIPE
At the core our rich history is our people — energetic about creating innovative new products, and supporting our customers in equal measure. Our culture is collaborative and diverse, and we are passionate about making a measurable impact in all we do. SonTek will continue to do the right thing by our customers, our people and our communities —
delivering sound principles and good advice.
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