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No. of test

Volume of Water Before Filtration

Volume of Water After Filtration

Percent Recovery

1

1 L

.94 L

94%

2

1 L

.92 L

92%

3

1 L

.95 L

95%




Average Percent Recovery

93.67%

Table 2.3.4. Percent Recovery of Water

The data shows that the percent recovery rate of the Project Hydra is high. This means that the filtering system utilized by the project is efficient in recycling and cleaning floodwater for future uses.

The rate of the filtration system was also measured by the researcher. The data was tabulated in the table shown below

Time in seconds

Volume of Floodwater Filtered (in Liters)

Rate of Water Pumped

30

2.1

0.070 L per second

30

2.3

0.077 L per second

30

2.4

0.077 L per second




Average Rate

0.075 L per second

Table 2.3.5. Rate of the Filtration System

The rate of the water pump was also measured by the researcher. The data was tabulated in the table shown below



Time in seconds

Volume of Water Pumped (in Liters)

Rate of Water Pumped

30

3.4

0.113 L per second

30

3.5

0.116 L per second

30

3.5

0.116 L per second




Average Rate

0.115 L per second

Table 2.3.6. Rate of the Water Pump

The water pump as shown in the data presented above has an average pumping rate of 0.115 L per second. This shows that the water pump can catch up with the filtering rate of the filtration system which is 0.075 L per second.



CHAPTER 3

CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Conclusion

The functionality of Project Hydra, based on research, used the ultrasonic sensors, servo motors and LED lights to indicate water level and execute draining, filtering and storing tasks by recycling flood water.

The operation of the set-up is based on the real-time readings of the ultrasonic sensors that helped in determining which program condition must be followed, as such the function of this prototype is to drain, filter and store floodwater based on the outcome or readings obtained by the ultrasonic sensors.

Recommendations


  1. It is recommended that the future researchers try other sensors that still provides and implements the functions of the study and to integrate the possibility of multiple clogs or blocks and to also create a limiting range for the sensors’ trigger in identifying a possible clog in the drain.

  2. It is also recommended to use a bigger set up and to use a GSM shield for better data gathering and monitoring of the system.

  3. We recommend having more than 10 students who have knowledge to participate in rating the functionality of the prototype in order to have a more validated data.

  4. Water Level sensors could be used for detecting water levels in order to avoid false triggers caused by ultrasonic sensors.

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APPENDICES

APPENDIX A

PROJECT DOCUMENTATION





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