Water use monitoring apparatus

  • US 8,347,427 B2
  • Filed: 08/24/2011
  • Issued: 01/08/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/24/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A water parameter use and monitoring apparatus comprising:

  • A base station designed to be connected to a main water supply, said base station including a housing;

    said base station having a plurality of joint means for connecting to a cold or ambient main water supply means;

    said plurality of joint means including an input cold or ambient joint means designed to be engaged to the output of a cold or ambient water near or at the water supply source;

    said apparatus designed to be installed prior to any distribution lines within a residence or commercial building;

    said apparatus having one or more display means, said display means programmed to visually display one or more water parameters;

    electrical circuitry including a microprocessor contained within said base station, said base station having a power source;

    one or more flow sensors in close proximity to said water supply means, said flow sensors means in electrical communication with said electrical circuitry;

    one or more wired or wireless communication means in communication with said electrical circuitry, said communication means having the capability to transfer water parameter data, said communication means utilizing technology to securely provide water parameter data in a confidential format to to one or more remote monitor apparatuses.

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