Technologist "matt6ft9" had a problem with a basement pump system that needed some monitoring, and in a hurry turned to the Arduino development platform for a solution. By monitoring the sump the system can alert if the water level is too high, or if the pump has been on for too long. Alerts are via email or audible sound, so either way they know if something is wrong. However the larger problem may be the stuff in the sump:
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