Remote Water Monitoring and Leak Detection

Reduce Water Bills.
Minimize Damage.

The Real Estate Inspection Company is proud to offer the only water sensors that monitor water use in real-time and detect leaks and floods. These intelligent water flow and leak detection solutions, developed by Alert Labs, analyze normal water usage at your properties and alert you to problems when they occur – helping you reduce water damage and unusually high water bills.

Alert Labs dashboard

Alert Labs Dashboard and Mobile App

Audit your water usage, and get alerted to costly, damaging leaks before they get out of control.

With the high cost of water, a leak at your irrigation system can cost you hundreds of dollars and go unnoticed until you get your next water bill. In a commercial location, leaks can easily cost thousands before they are detected.

By installing the Flowie or Flowie-O water flow sensors and remote monitoring platform you can track your water usage and be alerted to anomalies that can indicate a latent leak in your house such as a running toilet, irrigation leak, or a slab leak. It also is a great way to audit your usage and manage your water bills. No special tools are required to install the Flowie or Flowie-O water flow sensors – they simply strap onto your indoor or outdoor water meter.

Flowie installed insideThe Alert Labs sensors are not dependent on wi-fi. Instead, they connect via the cellular network to provide reliable monitoring even with outdoor meter locations, like the end of your driveway.

You can also add flood detection by simply placing a Floodie flood sensor anywhere in your home or office that may experience a flood due to a plumbing failure such as under sinks, beneath a dishwasher, water heater, or washer.

Watch this short video to see how easily the sensors can be installed.

Shuttie Installed

Shuttie installed on supply pipe

For the ultimate in automation, you can install a system that automatically shuts off your water line if the system detects unusual water usage. Simply pair the Shuttie automatic water shut-off valve with a cellular sensor (Flowie or Flowie-O) and Floodie. This allows you to manually or automatically shut off your water and is ideal for vacation homes, short term rentals, property management, and commercial locations where immediate access to your main valve is not an option.

Once your system is installed, you get real-time usage data to help you manage and monitor your water usage. With pending legislation in California that can cost thousands in penalties, a smart water monitoring system can help you manage your risk. You may also save money on your Homeowners insurance policy depending on the carrier.

Getting Started

What’s the best way for you to get started? To begin, you need to install a Flowie (indoor meters) or Flowie-O (indoor/outdoor meters) and set up your monitoring account. This is a great way to get real-time data about water usage at a property. With this device and intelligent monitoring, you can identify latent leaks (such as irrigation leaks) that cost you a lot of money. It will also alert you to water usage outside of the normal range for your property.

For real-time flood alerts, add Floodie flood sensors throughout your property in locations that are most likely to have a leak. This includes your:

  • Water heater
  • Washer
  • Dishwasher
  • Under/behind your refrigerator
  • Under sinks
  • Adjacent to toilets

If water is detected by one of the sensors, you will immediately be notified by text, email, and phone call.

For total control and automatic shut off, add Shuttie. This is the only part of the system that may require a plumber, as it must be installed on a water supply line. Once Shuttie is connected to Flowie or Flowie-O, you can manually turn off and on water remotely from your phone. This is great for vacation rentals or second homes. The system can also immediately shut off the water if a Floodie detects water. This will help you avoid thousands of dollars in water damage, and potentially huge water bills.

Flowie installed inside

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