Skip navigation
For anyone who wants to review or look at the previous chapters in this Blog, here they are:   https://www.element14.com/community/people/jw0752/blog/2016/07/02/automatic-water-shut-off-system-for-the-home-chapter-i https://www.element14.com/community/people/jw0752/blog/2016/07/05/water-shut-off-system-chapter-2-sensors https://www.element14.com/community/people/jw0752/blog/2016/07/08/automatic-home-water-shut-off-chapter-3-turning-the-valve https://www.element14.com/community/people/jw ...
Before I begin to show you how I put together the control unit for the Automatic Home Water Shut Off System here are links to the first three chapters of this series:   https://www.element14.com/community/people/jw0752/blog/2016/07/02/automatic-water-shut-off-system-for-the-home-chapter-i https://www.element14.com/community/people/jw0752/blog/2016/07/05/water-shut-off-system-chapter-2-sensors https://www.element14.com/community/people/jw0752/blog/2016/07/08/automatic-home-water-shut-off- ...
If you haven't been following this series here are the links to the first two chapters:   https://www.element14.com/community/people/jw0752/blog/2016/07/02/automatic-water-shut-off-system-for-the-home-chapter-i   https://www.element14.com/community/people/jw0752/blog/2016/07/05/water-shut-off-system-chapter-2-sensors   In this chapter I will show you the mechanism that was built to turn the main water valve entering the house the 90 degrees necessary to close it. Here is a pict ...
This is a continuation of:   https://www.element14.com/community/people/jw0752/blog/2016/07/02/automatic-water-shut-off-system-for-the-home-chapter-i   The goal of this project is to build a system that will sense water leaks in my home and automatically shut off the main water valve to my home. Chapter one gave an overview of the project. I want to thank mcb1, dougw , and beacon_dave for their helpful suggestions on the mechanics of actually moving the valve.   The project is ...
For nearly all of my life a lot of my most treasured possessions (Electronics) have been in my shop in the basement of one home or another. Many of the houses have had less than desirable foundations and as such I have had my share of moisture and even a flood or two. These incidents of flooding and water in the work area has made me very sensitive and paranoid about basement flooding. The other day #1 son told me about a dental clinic, in Minnesota, where a pipe broke over the weekend and when ...