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Volumetric Water Shutoff

Has anyone seen a water shutoff that will attach to a hose and shutoff after X # of Gallons? I use a garden hose to fill and drain my reservoirs, I have an attachment that  measures the gallons so I know how to mix accurately or at least with some repeatability and that works great. I love to multitask but I am deaf, old and my short term memory is not getting better. It common for me to see the cat staring at a reservoir in horror as water flows out because I forgot the water was on and now the basement is flooded. There are other things I can do with floats, timers on my smart phone, ect. But I am looking for a short term "me proof" fix. 

My father always said the only people that dont screw up are the ones that dont do much. I guess I must do a lot

 

Thank

 

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  • AgFinium Volumetric Shut-Off Value Automatic Water Control 500 Gallon Max / 10 Gallon Increments

     Check it out on Amazon

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    • Thanks, its unavailable but there is a similar on. Is that what I can expect to pay? I couldn't find anything cheaper really. I wonder if it has an attachment shock collar to let me know I forgot to set the damn thing., lol. It is getting to that point. 

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    • Now I wonder how that thing works? It appears to be mechanical with no electronics. Spring tension maybe? I bet its a really simple fundamental method or perhaps I am really stoned and missing the obvious. I found a year old jar of Chocolate Haze so I am pondering things tonight

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      • We use flow meters at work witch tell you how much water in whatever metric you want but I am not aware of any that shut itself off and if you do I'm sure it's not cheap, but maybe if you can find out how much your water output is per minute you can put a water pump on a timer.

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        • That is a good idea but in the long run I think I am just going to have to pay attention. After the 2nd or 3rd time I will convince myself I dont need to do that anymore. 

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          • That's no fun...I hear ya. 

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          • I just use submersable pumps & digital timers for the same thing your doin an it works fine.

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            • The water is coming from a hose that is attached to a well pump that is submerged 100ft deep or so, I was hoping to find something that would attach in between with out adding another res.

              My iphone is paired with my hearing aids so I could use that timer, other wise I would need a siren from a cop car to hear it. Funny how those get my attention

              Thanks

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