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Underground Water Pipe leak Detection Alarm and Shut Off

We have seen an increase in the number of enquiries for water leak detection to monitor underground water pipes. Applications include water supply to cattle drinking troughs, farm outbuilding or hosepipe points, to monitoring water pipes between  domestic houses and outbuildings such as greenhouse, garage or swimming pool. Underground water leaks can go undetected for […]

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WLW water leak detection for houses and flats

CMR Electrical have launched a new water leak detection system specifically for houses and flats. Available in both 1/2″ (15mm) and 3/4″ (22mm), the WLW has been designed to provide peace of mind by protecting houses and flats 24/7 from water leaks, burst pipes or unintentional water usage, i.e., leaving a tap flowing. Monitoring the […]

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Introducing the new LD32-2 water leak detection system

  CMR Electrical have updated their LD32 multizone water leak detection system. The new system like its predecessor, has been designed to continuously monitor a large number of areas for water leaks. Water leaking from tea points, vending machines, kitchen equipment, water purifying equipment etc. can cost thousands of pounds to rectify as well as […]

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Warning, cheap Water Detection cable from China

It has come to our attention that some companies within the UK are selling water detection cable imported from China where the cable is not a solid mass, but can be untwisted as shown in the following picture. A loose structure such as this can lead to potential false or intermittent water detected alarms or […]

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BREEAM compliant major water leak detection alarms for 55-93 Knightsbridge London

CMR Electrical have recently Supply a number of BREEAM compliant Major water leak detection systems type BLDA1-2 for the newly refurbished building at 55-93 Knightsbridge London. The Grade II listed building was originally designed by architect WD Caroe, and erected in 1902 for the Church Commissioners. When finished, the building with it’s 100m + facade, […]

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Maintenance and Installation of our water leak detection systems

We often get asked the question “Do your water leak detection systems need specialised installation and maintenance”, to which we answer “NO”. CMR Electrical was setup in 2003 by a group of people with over 25 years’ experience in the design and manufacturing of water leak detection equipment. The aim then, and now, is to […]

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Plant-Room water leak detection alarm system for internet hosting centre in London

A large internet hosting centre in London having experienced a devastating water leak from cooling equipment contained within their seventh-floor plant-room, contacted CMR Electrical to design and supply all necessary water leak detection equipment, to provide an early warning system to help limit the damage if it ever happened again. Apparently, the leak was only […]

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How to stop a water leak before too much damage is done

Water leaks can cause extensive damage to property and equipment as well as generating disruption and inconvenience. The following pictures show how a long term small undetected water leak resulted in extensive damage to walls, floor and facilities in a care home leading to the closure of six bedrooms and the temporary relocation of six […]

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Why you should take care when buying a Water Leak Detection System

Water can be detected using a number of methods such as ultrasonic transducers, optical sensors and water flow monitoring. Most of the systems on the market today are based on the conductivity principle, where an electrical signal is passed through the leaking water thereby completing a circuit. Whilst there is nothing wrong with this type […]

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Looking for Water leaks whilst you sleep

To help prevent expensive reconstruction work and loss of revenue due to water damage caused by leaks or burst pipework, two floors of the newly built Aerotel hotel at London Heathrow’s terminal 3 have been fitted with two multi zonal water leak detection systems manufactured by CMR Electrical. The 82 bedroom hotel has been constructed […]

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Why Water Leak Sensors Are Essential In Any Workplace

When you run a business, you have a lot that you need to think about. The day-to-day running can take up a lot of time, and if the worst happens you can often feel under prepared. This is why water leak sensors are essential in your workplace. They can avoid any unforeseen problems, and keep […]

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Preventing an Expensive Water Leak During Winter

6 Ways to Prevent an Expensive Water Leak During Winter When it comes to stormy weather and freezing temperatures, your plumbing and pipes can be at risk during winter. In order to prevent leaks that can cause damage to your home, the following actions can be taken in preparation for winter. Protect Pipes From Freezing […]

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Avoiding Water Damage In Your Power Supply

How to Avoid a Water Leak Within a Power Supply Water leaks are a major cause for concern for many home owners and businesses, as they can cause great damage. The most common causes of water leakage within a power supply are: Broken seals on appliances and taps Clogged lines and pipes Tree roots intruding […]

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Top Ways To Avoid A Water Leak

Water Leak Detection Sensors There are plenty of things that you want to avoid as a business, and property damage at your premises is high on the list. Having to repair or replace your property can cost you dearly in time, money, and lost business. Water damage is one problem that’s often never thought about […]

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