Deconstructing IoT: Water Management

February 3 2015


According to the EPA, the average American household can go through 300 gallons of water per day. Water waste is a significant problem, and is just the sort of issue that Internet of Things technology is well situated to address. In our first episode of Deconstructing IoT, we examine how connected devices can be used to monitor water usage and dispatch alerts when there’s a leak or the water has been left running. We then use a TI CC3200 LaunchPad, a potentiometer, and our Google Spreadsheets and Zendesk Choreos to build a simple connected device for tracking household water consumption.

According to the EPA, the average American household can go through 300 gallons of water per day. Water waste is a significant problem, and is just the sort of issue that Internet of Things technology is well situated to address. In our first episode of Deconstructing IoT, we examine how connected devices can be used […]