Evigia Systems has launched a new product, the SensiFlood™ Flood Sensor Network system. SensiFlood provides a new alternative for environmental monitoring of watershed areas (stream, lakes) as well as real-time monitoring for flooding conditions, including hazardous water-over-road flash flooding.
The system has been in development for over two years, and was partially funded through a research grant from the Department of Homeland Security. The research support was intended to foster development of a real-time flood monitoring network that leverages Internet-of-Things (IoT) technology and brings the costs to a point that will allow procurement and adoption by rural, resource-constrained communities. In addition, the system allows monitoring of critical dam infrastructure and real-time alerts to hazardous water-over-road flash flooding, the leading cause of flood-related fatalities in the U.S.
Evigia Systems is developing the system with partial support from a U.S. government agency, as part of the U.S. government Smart Cities Initiatives. The flood monitoring and mobile alerts network uses Evigia’s rugged, low-power, long-life remote sensors, connected over long ranges to our cloud-based sensor data analytics software.
Actionable flooding data generates quickly and accurately, just as conditions change. This enables users to achieve complete situational awareness of their complete watershed.
The system’s self-healing mesh network eliminates the problem of a single point of failure. If one communications pathway is blocked, the flood sensor automatically connects to the next closest sensor to re-route its information. The self-configuring mesh network also enables the seamless insertion of an additional sensor, without costly delays to the network’s operation.
Evigia’s sensors, with their ruggedized, compact design, help to keep energy costs low while working in all terrains, even while immersed in water. Battery life extends to 10 or more years. These sensing advances are key to minimizing system downtime and reducing ownership cost.
Not to mention saving lives and protecting property.
To learn more about Evigia’s role in developing the flood monitoring and mobile alerts network, please contact Michael Young at +1-734-302-1140 or firstname.lastname@example.org.