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        Does such a device exist that can shut off water to the well pump in case of a flood? I am thinking something must exist that I can wire into the pressure switch and make it so that circuit (between the pump and pressure switch) is only allowed to close IF the basement is dry. Maybe a relay of some sort and a third party pressure sensor? Has anyone done this? Thanks.
         
        Posts: 5 | Registered: Nov 24, 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        Seems like you could do what you want with a simple relay & float switch set-up.


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        Posts: 10479 | Location: Knoxville, Tennessee | Registered: Sep 27, 2003Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        The float switches are most abundant but I would need to detect the presence of water well before more floats would turn upright. I have been googling and will update this thread if I find anything.
         
        Posts: 5 | Registered: Nov 24, 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        http://www.edwardssupply.com/p...hp?productid=1091827
        Really only need to shut off the water coming out of the pump.


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        Posts: 18039 | Location: Hartfield VA | Registered: Jan 31, 2004Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        Was that the correct link? Its of a circuit breaker.
         
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