DesignSpark and Legal & General have collaborated in bringing the LeakKiller Challenge to our community. We are looking for a low-cost, open source smart water leakage detection and shut off solution which can work in the home. This challenge is open to DesignSpark members, register today for free.
Although no entries will be shown until after the competition closes, please visit this area for updates and related content.
Please view the guidance document below for full details of what is required when entering the challenge.
Also please ensure you have read and agreed to the Terms and Conditions prior to posting your entry.
Questions & Answers
Looking for a solution to a design conundrum? Browse our LeakKiller Challenge questions and find the best answers, as voted for by our community.
You don’t have to be an expert to answer a question, in the DesignSpark community you can offer assistance and answer community questions whatever your skill level.
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Latest Activity Stream
December 15, 2017 16:47
Our judging panel is now hard at work examining the entries to the DesignSpark/Legal & General LeakKiller design challenge.
November 7, 2017 11:11
The last few weeks of the LeakKiller Challenge are upon us. Hopefully, you are adding the finishing touches to your entry. If you are pushed for time why not focus on one the 3 elements within the challenge to be in with a chance of winning £5,000
November 3, 2017 15:21
Do you need to change that dreadfully old stopcock that lurks under your kitchen sink? What options are out there to retrofit a new device to an ageing galvanised steel or lead mains inlet pipe?
October 10, 2017 09:06
As the LeakKiller challenge enters the second month, we'd love to hear how things are progressing, what issue you are having and whether your lagging and insulating before the big freeze.
September 25, 2017 10:50
Thanks for sending your questions in with regards to the LeakKiller design challenge. Questions and answers will be added here to support all our community engineers that are taking part in the design challenge.
September 19, 2017 14:32
This month, DesignSpark and Legal & General launched the LeakKiller design challenge. This collaborative open-source hardware competition asks designers to come up with a solution to detect water leakage fast and stop it in its tracks.
September 4, 2017 12:18
Water, water, everywhere, and no idea where it's all coming from! Just how do you go about detecting water leaks in a domestic setting?
If you are planning to use Pycom SiPy, here are a few helpful links
This is the guidance document for the LeakKiller Challenge, it contains the overview of the challenge requirements, Terms and Conditions and links to support material for help with your design.