Water alarm that also shuts off well pump?

Does anyone know of a water alarm that can be rigged so that when tripped, will shut off a 240VAC well pump?
It would be nice to have one installed in the basement, so that in the event of a pipe burst, the pump would be off limiting that amount of water that could get out...
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Any electrician can install some type of relay that would connect to the well alarm circuit and do what you want. There are a variety of relay types that could be used to do this, but my preference would be one with a double pole normally closed circuit, where energizing the relay would kill the power to the pump
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This company makes some really nice water alarms. Some models come with low voltage relay contacts that can be used to trigger other things. http://www.wateralert.com
I think McMaster-Carr sells them.
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I don't know of any off the shelf, but I'm sure you can wire on up to a relay to do that
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My suggestion use a latching relay (google search this term). This type of relay only needs to be pulsed and will hold its last setting. Use the water alarm to open relay and a push button switch to close it. This way it should be immune to power failures.
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That's fine but he doesn't need to be concerned about power failure as that would kill the power to the well pump by itself

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