Why not let the monitor start the backup pump? would give you a good night sleep
It is a success story as a "disaster" was prevented, maybe not as intended but still. (for Jack the glass is allways half full I guess
2. Bring the phone in the bedroom at night and/or use a louder and longer ring tone for text messages.
Or put another Arduino with an Ethernet shield and tweet client in your bedroom so you don't have to remember to bring the phone in the bedroom at night.
Would you mind sharing a few more details of how you did it. I'm about to do same