Detection combats critical infrastructure threat.

5 Nov 2019

Delivering the new standard in water leak detection for safety critical infrastructure, Hydrosense is the solution to one of the greatest threats to business continuity: water damage. UK insurers confirm that water leakage is now the costliest and most common claim made by commercial customers with a total loss in the UK alone approaching £800 million.

Hydrosense applies the integrity, control and reliability of life safety and building infrastructure systems to water leakage detection to protect areas where water ingress could seriously damage electrical, communication and computer networks such as data centres and safety critical infrastructure. It continuously monitors for water leaks around the clock, year in year out, with the facility for 72 hour battery standby in the event of power failure. Vimpex life safety technology provides the reliability and integrity of BSi approved fire detection systems, meaning there is virtually no risk of failure, downtime and significantly fewer false alarms.

Should a leak be detected the control panel sounds an alarm which can be extended to a remote location. When an alarm is raised, Vimpex Hydro-Cryer voice sounders can be used to broadcast an unambiguous message, avoiding confusion with other sounders on site.

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