10 Water Conservation Tips to Celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day holds a special place for us here at Flume. As a company that is driven to protect the world’s most precious resource (water!) we are extra excited to celebrate a day completely dedicated to saving it. We hope you share our passion for conservation so we wanted to pass on some helpful water-saving … Continued

See Your Water Use in Real-time

Your Flume Dashboard just got more useful! Per requests from many of our customers, we’ve added your real-time flow rate data to the Flume app dashboard. Now you can see how much water is being used right now in your home, without scrolling the 24 hour detail chart to the current time.

Measure Water Your Way

By popular request, the Flume app has been updated to support viewing your water use in various units. We’ve added an option in the menu for Measurement Units, where you can select to view your data in cubic feet, cubic meters, liters, or gallons.

How accurate is Flume? Very.

Independent lab tests confirm 99% accuracy. As soon as our customers install their Flume Systems, they often ask us “How accurate is my Flume?” The answer: very accurate. The Flume System was recently tested by the Utah Water Research Laboratory at Utah State University. The University tested three Flume devices on three different meters at … Continued

Relax Worry-Free with Flume Emergency Contacts

Go ahead, take a vacation from worrying about damaging water leaks. We’ve added Emergency Contacts to the Flume app to help make sure your property is protected even when you’re not home. When Away Mode is active, Flume will forward text or email alerts to friends or neighbors who can check your home and shut … Continued

Your ‘similar households comparison’ just got better

Did you know that you can compare your water usage with others in the Flume app? This feature has been around for a while, and it just got smarter. We’ve updated the ‘Similar Households Comparison’ function on our app to better reflect how your property compares with that of like properties.

How to Read your Water Meter

If you receive a water bill from your local water district, then your water usage is most likely measured by a water meter. To locate your water meter, click here.  Knowing how to read your water meter is a useful way to better understand your water usage.

Now Featuring Advanced Leak Detection

Your Flume water sensor just got smarter about recognizing potentially damaging and costly leaks. We’ve analyzed tens of thousands of data points for residential irrigation cycles and used machine learning to build a model that eliminates the most common source of false-positive leak warnings.

How to Check Your Sprinkler System for Leaks

Yard irrigation accounts for the lion’s share of household water use—around 70% on average! Needless to say, if you want to save water around your house, start by ensuring that your irrigation system is sound and functioning optimally. 

Flume – Shared Access

With Shared Access, you can easily share your Flume leak alerts or water use with anyone you choose, helping to avoid water leaks and waste.

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