Tag: irrigation controllers

An irrigation controller is a device to operate automatic irrigation systems such as lawn sprinklers and drip irrigation systems. Most controllers have a means of setting the frequency of irrigation, the start time, and the duration of watering.

Soil Water Sensors

Soil Water Sensors

SOIL MOISTURE MONITORING CAN be useful as an irrigation management tool for both landscapes and agriculture, sometimes replacing an evapotranspiration-based (ET) approach or as a useful check on ET-based approaches since the latter tend to drift off target over time. All moisture sensors, also known as soil water sensors, measure

Soil Water Sensing

SOIL MOISTURE MONITORING CAN be useful as an irrigation management tool for both landscapes and agriculture, sometimes replacing an evapotranspiration-based (ET) approach or as a useful check on ET-based approaches since the latter tend to drift off target over time. All moisture sensors, also known as soil water sensors, measure

New Technology for Smart Educational Facility Landscapes

New Technology for Smart Educational Facility Landscapes

With water shortages becoming more critical, especially in the southwestern states, more and more educational institutions are looking to technology solutions as one of the ways they can reduce the amount of water required to irrigate their turf, and keep it healthy and aesthetically-pleasing.

Guest Commentary: Golf Course Irrigation Systems

Guest Commentary: Golf Course Irrigation Systems

Golf courses are large, open, green spaces that are very visible in their communities. Unfortunately, golf courses require a lot of inputs to maintain their condition. Depending on the quality of the golf course, some need more inputs than others. One of the needed inputs to maintain a healthy playing

WaterSmart Supports Amended Emergency Drought Regulations and Offers Supplier Compliance Tools

WaterSmart Supports Amended Emergency Drought Regulations and Offers Supplier Compliance Tools

San Francisco, CA – WaterSmart Software, the leading behavioral water efficiency solution provider that helps utilities and their customers save water, today recognized the California State Water Resources Control Board for adopting more stringent water regulations that restrict outdoor irrigation, require notification of residential leaks, and improve transparency in compliance and enforcement

Golf Course Irrigation Systems

Golf Course Irrigation Systems

Golf courses are large, open, green spaces that are very visible in their communities. Unfortunately, golf courses require a lot of inputs to maintain their condition. Depending on the quality of the golf course, some need more inputs than others. One of the needed inputs to maintain a healthy playing

WaterSense 2014 Partners of the Year

WaterSense 2014 Partners of the Year

On October 9, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) honored the 2014 WaterSense Partners of the Year during the WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition in Las Vegas, NV. WaterSense also recognized its first two-time winner in the Sustained Excellence category and five additional partners demonstrating excellence in other areas. The

Irrigation Software Migrates to the Cloud

COLLEGE STATION – A newly launched website will allow persons to audit an irrigation system completely from the field using mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service engineer. “This is a major upgrade to the current software used for landscape irrigation

WaterSense Partners of the Year

WaterSense Partners of the Year

Nationwide, thousands of WaterSense partners work collaboratively to drive innovation in manufacturing, educate consumers, and transform the market for water efficiency. By producing and promoting WaterSense labeled products, new homes, and programs, these partners have helped save Americans 487 billion gallons of water and $8.9 billion in water and energy

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