Flow 7

A water leak detection and protection system designed for high-net-worth and large complex residential properties. The Waterguard Flow 7 is completely programmable to the users water usage, automatically isolating the supply when irregular usage is detected.

SKU S7-M1-1

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Overview

The Flow 7 was designed specifically for large complex residential applications in order to cater to the differing needs of such projects.

It can measure water volume in litres or timed usage, shutting off the water supply when a user specified volume/time is exceeded within a selected time period.

The Flow 7 has numerous settings and parameters to create a water leak prevention solution for any application. It will identify different flow levels using a pulse sensor sent to the control panel after every 1 or 10 litres of water flow, identifying leakage rates, e.g. continuous, high and/or low level, over set time periods with a self-learning audit function which monitors normal consumption.

The Flow 7 BREEAM WAT02 compliant water leak detection system reduces consumption of potable water through the effective management and monitoring of a buildings water consumption.

Multiple isolation valves can be added to protect against the damage and disruption caused by leaks. The controller is completely adaptable to suite the user’s requirements and water usage with several adjustable parameters and operational features.

Adjustable Parameters

The Flow 7 can analyse water usage by volume per ½ hour, hour, guard period or 24-hour period. The system has two separate menus for perimeter setting and day to day operation. The Guard Menu is used to input user specific requirements:

  • Maximum litre allowances in each 1/2 HOUR, HOUR, guard period or per 24 hours
  • Maximum override time to allow unlimited water. Override time can be scheduled in advance or initiated manually
  • Guard mode to suit buildings timetable. Or connect to the properties alarm for automatic guard level switching
  • Low guard times for when the building is occupied

Operational Features and Benefits

  • Activated by irregular flow levels identified by the user.
  • Able to identify different flow and therefore leakage rates.
  • Audible and visible alarm when activated by a detected leak.
  • BREEAM WAT02 compliant.
  • Full events log for checking detailed activity.
  • Fully programmable to suit the occupiers’ water consumption criteria.
  • Swimming pool top up: Manual override function for unlimited water for a controlled period of 120 minutes max.
  • Irrigation system: Scheduled override function for unlimited water for pre-set times.
  • Compatible with flow sensor for timed water consumption monitoring.
  • Integrated back-up battery and lower power indicator.
  • Meter readings visible from the controller.
  • Output link available to BMS and intruder alarm.
  • Input link available to alarm system for automatic guard switching.
  • Option to automatically switch guard/protection level to high after 25 hours of no water use.
  • Manual and automatic audit function to establish normal water usage.
  • Option to automatically shut off water supplies when the property is unoccupied.
  • Connection available to booster/header tanks and pumps to isolate power in the event of a leak.
  • Available for pipe sizes 15mm to 200mm.
  • 12V DC and 230V AC versions available.

Applications

The Flow 7 is part of the Series 7 range of water leak detection systems. Working with insurers this system was specifically designed for high-net-worth properties and homes with more than 3 bathrooms. Example properties include:

  • Residential estates
  • Heritage buildings
  • Grade listed buildings
  • Town houses
  • Residential properties valued £1 million+

Visit our projects page to view case studies from clients who are already using the Flow 7 to protect their properties.

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Testimonials

Tony B, Sandhurst Plumbing

"The client was really happy with the whole process. We use Waterguard time and again for the quality and specifications of the systems. Yes, there are other systems on the market that will monitor water usage but not many with the added features that make it workable in an occupied environment.”

Dave H, ECO MEP

"Your staff are great, great service, thank you."

How To Order

  • 1
    Step 1

    Get in touch by phone or email to discuss your individual project needs with one of our water leak detection experts.

  • 2
    Step 2

    Your Waterguard project manager will provide a comprehensive quotation including approved installer recommendations when requested.

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    Step 3

    Order direct from us, from one of our approved distributor or via your local electrical or plumbing merchant.