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IOT Remote River Flood Detection

Application problem:

A customer was looking for a reliable, cost effective level measurement device suitable for a remote, solar & battery powered remote telemetry installation. The system would be mounted out doors and needed suitable ingress and environment protection ratings for all types of climate.
The unit would be mounted on a bridge overlooking a river flood plain. The unit needed to be able to respond quickly if flood waters rose and threatened access to the bridge.


Using IOT cloud based monitoring the customer can access live level information, be sent alarm notification and look at historic tending.

The Miniwave Ultrasonic series was chosen for the application. The unit can be powered by as little as 7 volts with a suitable maximum range of 12 meters. The Miniwave is rated to IP67 which means it can be temporarily fully submerged in water without leaking.

The Miniwave can also automatically detect and set the low level measurement span which is useful for installations without schematic drawings to refer to for accurate parametrization.

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IOT Remote Monitoring River Level Flood detection
IOT Remote Monitoring River Level Flood detection