We are thrilled to announce that DROP has achieved a groundbreaking milestone in home water management systems. With the introduction of DROP integration within Home Assistant, we are pioneering the first-ever supported Home Assistant water softener integration for the acclaimed open-source home automation software. This integration marks a significant leap forward in providing homeowners with an unprecedented level of control and insight into their water usage and quality, all while maintaining strict privacy and local control principles that Home Assistant is renowned for.
Why Home Assistant?
Home Assistant is the premier open-source home automation platform that prioritizes local control and privacy. It’s designed for the discerning homeowner who wants to automate their living space without reliance on an internet connection. By integrating with Home Assistant, DROP leverages a platform that supports a vast ecosystem of devices, allowing for sophisticated automation and monitoring capabilities. This collaboration aligns perfectly with our history of delivering cutting-edge technology that enhances your quality of life and our vision to revolutionize water systems.
Our integration extends to a wide range of DROP products, encompassing:
- DROP Hub: The heart of your smart water system, providing centralized status and control.
- Water Softeners: Enhancing water quality by reducing hardness, paired with an integral water shutoff feature.
- Salt Sensor: Alerts you when the salt level in the water softener brine tank is low.
- Water Filters: Removing contaminants to ensure clean water, paired with an integral water shutoff feature.
- Protection Valve: Designed for automatic water shutoff and slow leak detection.
- Leak Detector: Offering peace of mind by detecting and alerting you to leaks throughout your home.
- Pump Controller: A smart replacement for an FSG pressure switch.
- RO Filter: Delivering reverse osmosis filtered drinking water.
Seamless Connectivity Through MQTT
The backbone of this integration is the local MQTT API, which facilitates the connection between your DROP smart water system devices and Home Assistant. This choice of communication ensures that your data stays within your network, reiterating our commitment to your privacy and security.
Enabling the Future of Home Water Management
Getting started with DROP and Home Assistant is a breeze. Utilize the DROP Connect app to link your DROP Hub with your MQTT broker, ensuring seamless discovery and control of your DROP devices directly from Home Assistant.
Simply navigate to Settings, then click the Advanced tab. There you will see the Configure MQTT button. Tap that button, fill out the settings based on your configuration, and you are off to the races.
Our Commitment and Assurance
At DROP, we are more than just a brand; we’re a promise of safety, reliability, and water conservation. Our products are rigorously tested right here in the United States to meet the highest standards of quality. Moreover, the DROP Water Management System’s holistic approach means your entire home’s water system is harmonized, from softeners and filters to leak detectors and valves.
Innovation, security, and conservation are at the core of everything we do. The integration with Home Assistant is a testament to our dedication to advancing water management technology. By choosing DROP, you’re not just making a choice for a smarter home but also for a sustainable future.
Welcome to the Future of Water Management
The integration of DROP and Home Assistant signifies a new era in home water management technology. Transform how you control, monitor, and optimize your water usage and quality, all while participating in a global movement towards water conservation and home safety. With DROP and Home Assistant, rest assured that your home’s water system is smarter, safer, and more sustainable than ever before.