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Water Leak Detector

The Water Leak Detector can monitor two specific locations for the presence of water and notify you via a local alarm or smartphone app.

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Water Leak Detector

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Particle Photon
Adafruit dht11
solu water level sensor
WLD Printed Circuit Board
piezo buzzer
micro servo
Complete parts list can be found at:

Software apps and online services

particle cloud

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)
misc hand assembly tools
For details, see:


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Custom parts and enclosures

CorelDraw and PDF versions of bezel and mounting plate

These files are used to laser cut or manually cut and engrave parts to make an enclosure for this project. Options for using these files include manually cuting a plastic box or making an open frame enclosure. A 3D printed enclosure option is also available.

FreeCad source and raw CAD files for 3D printed frame and bezel

A 3D printed frame and bezel is one option for an enclosure for this project. 2D cut parts and a cut box are lower cost alternatives.


Schematic and Board Files (PDF and Eagle format)

Files for the WLD project printed circuit board.


WLD firmware for Particle Photon

This is the firmware for the Particle Photon within the WLD. Installation instructions can be found at:


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