Moisture sensors

Jason Holt jason at
Sat Apr 15 14:10:41 MDT 2006

On Sat, 15 Apr 2006, Dave Smith wrote:

> Has anyone here ever setup a sensor under Linux to detect moisture or some 
> other anomaly in the home or office? I own a pretty old house and have had 
> the basement flood a couple times, for differing reasons. The flooding 
> wouldn't be a big deal if we could catch it early, so I'd like to setup a few 
> moisture sensors around the basement's most worrisome areas (toilets, drains, 
> etc), and hook them up to a "Linux-box-in-the-closet" to alert me if moisture 
> is ever detected. Anyone have any ideas?



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