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Ellenex Flood Level Monitoring: A Crucial Step Towards Disaster Prevention


Floods, with their devastating consequences, have become an increasingly prevalent threat in today's world. Climate change and rising sea levels only exacerbate the severity and frequency of these catastrophic events. Recent floods in Australia alone resulted in $2.5 billion in damages, displacing tens of thousands and damaging thousands of homes and businesses. The long-term impacts on quality of life and the environment are immeasurable. It is imperative that we harness technology to predict and manage floods, mitigating their negative impact on communities.

The Power of Data-Driven Decision-Making

Recent events in Australia have underscored the importance of data-driven decision-making and the effective implementation of monitoring systems. Parameters such as river and dam levels, infrastructure health, underground waterways, water contamination, and land movement are critical in generating accurate data for informed decisions to prevent severe floods.

LPWAN Technologies: A Game-Changer in Flood Monitoring

Thanks to the advancements in LPWAN technologies, efficient flood monitoring and preventive actions are now more achievable than ever before. Ellenex, a pioneer in industrial IoT, leverages these technologies to provide cutting-edge solutions for flood management.

Our Cutting-Edge Solutions and Game-Changing Features

Ellenex designs and manufactures industrial IoT solutions equipped with the latest technologies, offering options across various industries. Our flood monitoring solutions are UV protected and ruggedised, ensuring reliable operation in harsh conditions. Ellenex's commitment to innovation is fuelled by valuable client feedback. We're proud to introduce two groundbreaking features based on insights from major clients:

Conditional Sampling Rate:

  • Traditional constant sampling rates can strain batteries and overwhelm servers. Our adaptive sampling rate dynamically adjusts based on threat levels. This not only extends battery life but also optimises cloud server usage, resulting in operational cost savings and ensuring peak performance when it matters most. This feature empowers end users to customise device behaviour through simple downlink commands.

Relay Output for Level Sensors:

  • This feature enables devices to trigger roadside signs directly or via cloud connection. This direct connection is invaluable in scenarios of network failure, particularly during natural disasters, ensuring real-time alerts and response.

Smart City and Disaster Prevention

The integration of these features lays the foundation for seamless smart city implementation. Envision a city where flood alerts activate digital boards, redirect traffic, and initiate emergency protocols. The potential savings in resources, infrastructure, and, most importantly, human lives, are immeasurable.

Moreover, these advancements represent a critical step towards holistic disaster prevention strategies. Data-driven insights will drive urban planning, infrastructure development, and emergency response procedures, creating safer and more resilient communities.Our PLS2 and DUS2 water level monitoring systems utilise state-of-the-art technology to deliver low-power IoT level measurements, serving as crucial indicators for potential flooding incidents. With an IP68 rating, these solutions can withstand even the roughest conditions.

Customised Solutions for Maximum Efficiency

We go above and beyond by offering customisation options, ensuring our solutions meet specific needs and requirements. This adaptability ensures our solutions are optimised for their intended purpose.

Versatility Across Environments

Our solutions have found applications in diverse environments, from freezing temperatures in Sweden to the scorching mines of South Australia. Their versatility makes them suitable for a wide range of scenarios.

Ellenex's Commitment to Community Safety

Ellenex's advanced features in its NB-IoT and LoRaWAN products for flood monitoring are not just technological marvels but a testament to the company's commitment to safeguarding communities against the devastating impacts of floods. As cities become smarter and disaster prevention becomes more proactive than reactive, Ellenex is leading the way with innovations that matter. This successful development for flood monitoring solutions built the opportunity to extend this capability to other ranges of company products and solutions and provide exceptional solutions to address complex demands.


In a world facing increasing flood threats, technology is our ally in disaster prevention. Ellenex's solution range stands as a crucial tool in preventing severe flood damages and predicting potentially significant disasters. By harnessing the power of IoT and cutting-edge monitoring systems, we take a step towards a safer, more resilient future. Learn more about our flood monitoring solutions on rivers at Ellenex Flood Monitoring Solutions.


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