The 'Aquai Puck' is an App-Connected Water Reader That Attaches to Appliances

By: Cadhla Gray - Oct 7, 2015
References: indiegogo
These smart water meters help homeowners reduce consumption of the precious resource that is becoming more and more scarce each year. The 'Aquai Puck' is a water usage reader that can be directly attached to any appliance like a shower, toilet pipe or washing machine. Unlike regular meters that use sonar to measure water usage, this device physically measures the amount of water used.

With a WiFi router, these devices can connect to a free smartphone app that alerts users when they've reached a pre-set water level, if something has been left running or even if there's a leak. The smart water meters measure things like shower time or gallons used, gamifying home owners' water-conservation practices by encouraging them to set goals.

Not only environmentally friendly but also economical, this app-connected device could be integrated into every home to limit droughts like that in California from occurring all over the world.