PipeBurst Pro’s FloMeter tracks cumulative quantities of water used for consumption, conservation and leak-detection purposes. A consumer has the option to set minimum and maximum thresholds in order to be better informed and protected against over use, unintended use and leaks. It lets users monitor and control the system remotely, from setting up system settings to changing user notifications. It also allows a homeowner access to open up a secondary TickerValve (a patented motorized valve) to relieve the pressure in the water lines, preventing the water from freezing and expanding to the point of rupturing a pipe.
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