Environmental Monitoring Equipment & Supplies • Sales, Rental & Service by Enviro-Equipment — Charlotte, North Carolina USA

Enviro-Equipment, Inc. rents field surveying equipment for well head location (metal detector), underground storage tank (UST) pipe locators, and surveying equipment.

Our field surveying equipment inventory includes metal detectors, surveying auto-levels, tri-pods, measuring rods, and GPS units. Our rental rates are listed below.

GPS Unit Rental

Trimble GPS GeoExplorer XH 6000 Rental ‹‹ click for details

The Trimble GPS GeoExplorer 6000 series handheld includes an integrated GNSS receiver that enables collection of GPS and GLONASS data for incorporating into a GIS or for managing assets. The meter can achieve decimeter (10cm) accuracy with postprocessing.


  • Decimeter Accuracy (with postprocessing)
  • Wifi and Bluetooth capable
  • Floodlight Satellite shadow reduction
  • SD Card Memory
  • Digital Camera
Battery life Lithium-Ion, up to 10 hours
Accuracy Decimeter (10cm, postprocessed), typical accuracy without postprocessing is < 1 meter.
Rental Rates Daily Weekly Monthly
Trimble GPS GeoExplorer XH 6000 Rental $125.00 $375.00 $1125.00

Garmin eTrex Vista GPS Rental

The eTrex Vista features a full basemap of the Americas, the Atlantic or the Pacific, a barometric altimeter, electronic compass and 24 megabytes (MB) of internal memory for extra data storage. The Vista's barometric altimeter pinpoints your precise altitude, and its built-in electronic compass provides bearing information even while you're standing still. The Vista can also receive position corrections from the Wide Area Augmentation System, which can increase the accuracy of Vista's position reporting to within three meters.

Garmin eTrex Vista GPS Manual


  • Elevation Computer for displaying total ascent/descent, average ascent/descent, maximum ascent/descent, 12 hour pressure trend, and maximum/minimum elevation
  • Find Feature for locating Waypoints, Cities, Interstate Exits, Points of Interest, Street Addresses and Intersections
  • Trip Computer for displaying a variety of navigation data such as speed, ETA, ETE, heading, odometer, etc.
Battery life Two 1.5V AA batteries - 12 hours of typical use
GPS Accuracy <15 meters (49 ft) RMS, 95% Typical
Subject to accuracy degredation to 100m 2DRMS under the U.S. DoD-imposed Selective Availability program.
DGPS (WAAS) Accuracy < 3 meters (10 ft), 95% typical with DGPS Corrections
With GARMIN Differential Beacon Receiver Input
Velocity Accuracy 0.05 meter/sec steady state
Update Rate 1/second, continuous
Operating Temp 5° to 158°F
Rental Rates Daily Weekly Monthly
Garim eTrex Vista GPS $35.00 $110.00 $330.00

Magellan Meridian Gold GPS Rental

The Meridian Gold GPS is capable of 3-meter accuracy with WAAS GPS and has a 16 MB built-in mapping database. Some of the various functions it can perform include bearing, distance, elevation, heading, speed, northfinder, and more!

Magellan Meridian Gold GPS Manual
Battery life 2 AA Alkaline Batteries - up to 14 hours
GPS Accuracy 7 meters, 95% 2D RMS
GPS (WAAS) < 3 meters, 95% 2D RMS
Velocity Accuracy 0.1 knot RMS steady state
Max Speed 951 mpg
Max Altitude 17.500 meters
Rental Rates Daily Weekly Monthly
Magellan Meridian Gold GPS $35.00 $110.00 $330.00

Metal Detector Rental

Fisher FX-3 Magnetic Locator Rental ‹‹ click for details

The Fisher FX-3 is designed to locate survey markers, pipes, valves, well casings, septic tanks, and many more ferromagnetic objects. The FX-3 has two sensors which respond only to the magnetic field of ferromagnetic objects, ignoring all other materials (aluminum, copper, brass, etc.). The FX-3 only responds when it or the target is in motion.


  • Detects all ferromagnetic objects
  • One knob operation
  • Built-in speaker
  • Waterproof probe
  • Recessed control panel
Battery life 9V Alkaline - 30 to 40 hours
Weight 2.5 lbs
Length 42.25"
Operating Temperature 0 to 122°F
Rental Rates Daily Weekly Monthly
Fisher FX-3 Magnetic Locator $25.00 $80.00 $240.00

Fisher TW-6 Pipe and Cable Locator Rental ‹‹ click for details

The Fisher TW-6 has two modes of operation, inductive and conductive. In the inductive mode, the transmitter induces the electromagnetic field around the object sought. The transmitter radiates this field through both soil and water. Inductive mode can be used to locate or trace conductors. In conductive mode, the transmitter connects directly to an exposed portion of the pipe or cable in question.


  • Conductive and inductive modes of operation
Batteries Transmitter - 8x AA; Receiver - 8x AA
Operating Frequency 81.92 kHz + 0.005%
Rental Rates Daily Weekly Monthly
Fisher TW-6 Pipe and Cable Locator $45.00 $150.00 $450.00

Fisher M-Series Valve and Box Locator Rental ‹‹ click for details

The M-97 is an all-metal metal detector that can search through concrete and asphalt and was designed for finding buried or paved over valves, boxes, or manhole covers, or any other concealed metallic object. It also locates targets made of aluminum, brass and lead.


  • Adjustable shaft with double locking stem
  • Ground Effect Rejection VLF eliminates false signals from wet ground foliage, pavement, or mineralized ground
  • High sensitivity for max penetration through soil, asphalt or concrete
  • ID's metallic objects by speaker sound and needle movement
  • Pushbutton tuning to quickly and easily maintain optimum sensitivity
Battery Life 2 9V Alkaline - 15 to 25 hours
Output frequencies of search coil 4.5 kHz
Sensitivity 0.20 mv RMS for full scale
Sensitivity Adjustment Range 12:1
Dimensions 38 to 50 inches adjustable
Shipping Dimensions 6" x 13" x 35"
Rental Rates Daily Weekly Monthly
Fisher M-Series Valve and Box Locator $40.00 $140.00 $400.00

Survey Auto-Level Rental

Survey Auto-Level Equipment Rental

The Auto-level is ideally suited for general survey work, civil engineering and construction work. The Auto-level can measure distances, height differences, and angles in the field. The rental includes the auto-level with standard equipment, tri-pod, and survey rod (11ft or 25ft rods available).


  • Fast-action, magnetically-damped, automatic compensator
  • Stable surveying regardless of environmental conditions such as vibration and temperature changes
  • Simple horizontal circle for angle measurement, stadia lines on the reticle for approximate distance measurement
Objective Aperture 36mm
Magnification 24x
Field of view 1°25' (2.5m at 100m)
Resolving Power 3.5"
Minimum Focus 0.3m (1ft)
Stadia Ratio 1:100
Additive Constant 0
Horizontal Circle Diameter: 103mm ; Graduation: 1° or 1 gon
Automatic Compensator Range ±15'
Circular Level Sensitivity 10' / 1mm
STD for 1 km (1 mile) of double run leveling ±2mm (0.008 ft)
*Specifications vary slightly between different models - Sokkia C31 shown above
Rental Rates Daily Weekly Monthly
Survey Auto-Level Equipment $30.00 $90.00 $270.00

Measuring Wheel Rental

Keson Measuring Wheel Rental

Measures in units of feet and inches. Great for rough terrain.

Rental Rates Daily Weekly Monthly
Keson Measuring Wheel $10.00 $35.00 $70.00