This research proposes an investigation of groundwater by using 2D electrical resistivity techniques with the low-cost Chandrakasem Rajabhat University Resistivity Meter (CRU-Resistivity Meter) and processing with the Chandrakasem Rajabhat University Resistivity Images software (CRU-Resistivity Images). The resistivity meter, constructed of parts costing less than $1,000 USD, was tested at Soi Dao in Chantaburi, Thailand with a profile length of 90 m. Using a Wenner electrode array, the results showed that high resistivity zones greater than 100 ohm-m at a depth of 8 m generally considered to be topsoil with sand. Through testing, it was also found that low resistivity zones about 10 ohm-m at a depth of 20 to 50 m depth were generally considered a suitable subsurface range for good quality groundwater. The results of total dissolved solid (TDS) from water samples confirmed that groundwater at the sites of this example survey may be used for agriculture.

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