Wi‑Fi Water Leak Sensor

DCH‑S161

  • Product Status (Revision A): Live
  • Detects water and leaks
  • Phone alert & 90dB siren when water is detected
  • 1.8m flexible lead, compact probe
  • AA battery-powered sensor
  • mydlink™, Google Assistant, and IFTTT compatible
  • Works with your home Wi-Fi
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Battery
Battery powered

Lasts up to 1.5 years, on 2 AA batteries. No need to plug into a power outlet

Water
Instant water detection alerts

Alerts your phone when water has been detected and at what time

Google Assistant
Works with Google Assistant

Alerts from Google Assistant through the app on your phone, smart speakers, or Google Home devices

Smart Home Compatible
Smart home compatible

Trigger actions for other mydlink™ smart home devices and IFTTT

No hub required
Works with your home Wi-Fi

Connects to your existing home network, no hub required

Siren
Built-in 90dB siren

Audible alerts when water is detected

Mounting screw
Wall mountable

Mounting screws included for easy installation

2 Year Warranty from world leader
2-Year D-Link Warranty

Protected by one of the global leaders in the industry.

Protect your home from water damage

Be the first to know about any water leaks in your home before any flooding occurs and expensive repairs are needed. A push notification goes straight to your phone, and the sensor’s alarm will provide an audible warning of water leaks and floods.

DCH-S161 Wi-Fi Water Leak Sensor mounted beside a washing machine with a leak being detected

No leak out of reach

Washing Machine

Washing Machines, Dishwashers, Basements

The compact sensor can fit under the appliance to detect water.

 

Tap

Sinks, Baths

The sensor cable is long and flexible for optimal placement.

 

Boiler

Water Heaters, Boilers, Radiators, Burst Pipes

Wall‑mount screws are included to actively detect flooding without submerging the device.

 

Fridge and freezer

Refrigerators, Freezers

Works with other mydlink™ smart home devices, Google Assistant, and IFTTT to instantly alert and assist you when leaks occur.

 

Long and flexible cable

Place the smart water sensor, with its 1.8m cable, in the optimal position. The sensor’s compact design allows it to fit into smaller gaps to reliably detect moisture and prevent water damage in properties.

Screw mount
How it works

How it works

Simly download the free mydlink™ app and select ‘add a device’. It connects seamlessly to your home Wi-Fi network. It also works with other mydlink™ smart home devices, and Google Assistant. You can also combine actions with IFTTT like send an SMS to a neighbour when a water detection occurs. Save your smart home from water damage. No monthly subscription charges and no hub required.

 One-Tap One-Tap
Easily turn on/off multiple devices as well as detection alerts with a simple tap.
 Schedule Home Automation
Set up automation rules through interaction and scheduling
 


mydlink app smart home automation icon  Download button for the Apple App Store.  Download button for the Google Play Store.

More help around the house

Make your home life easier by setting up home automation with IFTTT (If This Then That) combination actions. Turn a light on automatically when a leak is detected, or send your family an e-mail notification. Creating ‘recipes’ of actions get your smart home devices interacting with each other to give you more control and help protect your property from floods.

The sensor is compatible with Google Assistant devices so you can easily know what’s happening at home when your hands are full.



Works with the mydlink app and  Works with the Google Assistant  Works with IFTTT
Google Assistant
DCH-S161 Wi-Fi Water Leak Sensor's siren activated

Raises the alarm at the first sign of water

It will instantly send a notification to your device, and the 90dB siren will activate as a warning that a water leak has been detected. The siren is ideal for when you’re at home, or for a neighbour with a spare key during an emergency.

Hassle‑free battery life

It uses 2 AA batteries that last for up to 18 months1 and are easily replaceable. The battery percentage is shown on the mydlink™ app so you can know in advance when to change the battery.

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1 1.5 year battery life based on standby time with no detections.

Specs

Compatible App
mydlink
Product type
Sensors
Type
Water sensor
Indoor/outdoor
Indoor
Connectivity
Wireless
Features
Google Assistant

IFTTT & mydlink Automation
Version Date Type File Size
Datasheet EN - PDF 0.39mb Download
Version Description Date Type File Size
Manual 1.10 Product Manual 18/02/2019 - - Download
Manual 1.00 RevA1 Product Manual 17/12/2018 - - Download
Version Description Date Type File Size
QIG 1.10 RevA1 Quick Installation Guide 19/07/2019 - - Download
QIG 1.00 RevA1 Quick Installation Guide 26/03/2019 - - Download
QSG 1.01 RevA1 Quick Setup Guide 26/03/2019 - - Download
QSG 1.00 RevA1 Quick Setup Guide 12/02/2019 - - Download
Version Description Date
CE doc 1.00 RevA1 CE document 25/01/2019 Download