Imagine you’re driving along on your daily commute. Suddenly, the engine seizes. The car grinds to a halt. Thick black smoke begins pouring out of the hood of your car as you wonder what happened.
Amid a wave of sump pumps, backwater valves and other methods designed to keep home basements dry comes a new, simple way to mitigate flood risk – an e-sensor.
George Tsintzouras, CEO and co-founder of Canadian water tech company Alert Labs, became interested in creating such devices based on a bad experience he remembers as a property owner.