Detection and Control of Water Leakage in Pipelines and Taps Using Arduino Nano Microcontroller

  • M. Pravin KumarEmail author
  • R. Velmurugan
  • P. Balakrishnan
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 169)


All living organisms on earth mainly depend on water for their survival. The water is stored in dams and made to reach people through pipelines. The leakage in pipelines leads to a major loss of water, and this leakage is noticed only when it is visible on the earth’s surface. The use of automated water leakage detection and management systems will reduce the huge quantity of water that is getting wasted every day. This paper proposes an embedded system technology for water leakage management in an effective way. The water leakage in pipelines is detected using the water flow sensor, and in taps, it is detected using the water drop sensor. The leakage in pipelines is intimated wirelessly to the corresponding authorities through cloud-based data logging. The solenoid valves are installed at different locations of the pipelines to block the flow of water until the faulty part of the pipeline or tap is repaired during leakage. The main aim of any country is to save water as its demand is increasing rapidly. Involving the proposed automation system will reduce such supply demands.


Automation Embedded system Sensor Water 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Pravin Kumar
    • 1
    Email author
  • R. Velmurugan
    • 2
  • P. Balakrishnan
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of ECEVelalar College of Engineering and TechnologyErodeIndia
  2. 2.Department of EEEMalla Reddy Engineering College for WomenHyderabadIndia

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