23
- March
2017
Posted By : waderorgza
Leak Detection Systems

Aquatrip

Brief Technology Description

AquaTrip is a permanently installed water leak detection and reaction system that monitors the flow of water into one’s property from 15-100mm pipe diameters. If a leak, burst pipe, dripping toilets cistern, urinal or geyser is detected the, AquaTrip will automatically shut off the water warning you that there is a leak on the property. The AquaTrip also has various preset options available and management platforms with internet connections and programming.

Next Steps Required

For Government departments i.e.; Education, Public Works and Human Settlements to adopt and roll out to all properties.

Key Personnel

Weaver Simmons, Chris De Wet Steyn

Company Background

The company was established in 2009.

Detailed Technology Description 

  • AquaTrip is permanently installed on a water line and the technology monitors the flow of water over time during specific set times that are predetermined by the customer.
  • If the AquaTrip detects a leak, it will shut the water off and stops water wastage.
  • The technology has the ability to distinguish between normal usage and leaks. AquaTrip works silently in the background and most users do not know that it has been installed.
  • AquaTrip does not alter consumption patterns – it only eliminates water wastage.
  • The AquaTrip protects the building from both unknown and known water wastage.
  • AquaTrip reduces customer’s water consumption by up to 70%.
  • AquaTrip is perfectly suited for high leak-probability areas (toilets, irrigation lines, kitchenettes & basement taps)
  • AquaTrip’s complementary solutions further enhance our success in eliminating water wastage (occupancy sensors, geyser solutions, Wireless wetness detectors, GSM controllers, etc.)

Technology Applications

  • Private Residence
  • Commercial Buildings
  • Industrial
  • Agricultural
  • Retail
  • Institutions
  • Town Houses/ Flats
  • Municipalities 

Performance

  • Patented technology
  • SANS 1808.35 approved
  • SABS approved
  • Watermark certification 23037
  • Australian Standard 5200.030
  • Battery or Mains operated
  • Normal to max pressure range/ temp  70 – 1000kPa and 50 degrees
  • Flow sensing capacity 30 ml/ minutes – 100 l/ min
  • High strength PVC construction & BSP valve thread
  • Submersible technology

Testing and Demonstration Results

Papers and Publications

IP Status

Patent No: 2016/04066.

Website     Aquatrip

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