Multiflexmeter

The Multiflexmeter is an open source and modular instrument for continuous and online measurement of water systems. It can be equipped with various sensors for measuring water height, conductivity, water quality, etc. It is expected that the price of a Multiflexmeter will not exceed € 150, -. This means that it is possible to set up a high-resolution monitoring network at low cost.
Technology validated in lab.
Basic technological components are integrated to establish that they will work together. This is relatively “low fidelity” compared with the eventual system. Examples include integration of “ad hoc” hardware in the laboratory.
The first Multiflexmeters have been setup to monitor water systems in the Province of Zeeland (Netherlands). See https://beheer.mfmnet.nl/grafana/dashboard/db/multiflexmeter?orgId=1 for a Multiflexmeter that measures water levels and sends data through LoRa. A test plan is being formulated in network configuration to monitor salinity in the agricultural area of Tholen. Here farmers pay for fresh water supply and the hypothesis is that less water is needed using the Multiflexmeter, reducing the costs.

How does it work?

The Multiflexmeter is a modular measuring device for continuous and online measurement of water systems. It can be equipped with various sensors for measuring water height, conductivity, water quality, etc. It has endless power supply and various communication capabilities, including Internet or Things Network such as LoRa. The Multiflexmeter and its development is fully open source in terms of hardware and software.

August, 2017
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