According to “Smart Irrigation”, Smart Irrigation is Sustainably Managed, Accountable, Responsible and
Trusted irrigation. SMART irrigators aim to minimize their environmental footprint through efficient water use,
saving water, time, and money!
According to the Irrigation Association, smart controllers:
Smart systems automatically suspend watering during rain, freezing or high wind
conditions. Careful scheduling minimizes evaporation and encourages water to soak in, reducing the total
amount of water needed. Preventing overwatering actually keeps plants healthier by encouraging stronger
roots and discouraging weeds, disease and fungus growth.
Smart systems can reduce your annual water bill by as much as 30 percent by
preventing water waste. Plus, many local water providers offer rebates for purchasing specific smart
Once an irrigation installer has programmed your site data into the smart
system, the controller adjusts the watering schedule based upon weather conditions and soil moisture without
Smart controllers adapt to seasonal weather changes without requiring
reprogramming. And their “set and forget” technology is perfect for complying with any local
watering restrictions, as well as for frequent travelers and vacation or second homes.
There are MANY Smart Wifi enabled irrigation controllers available in the market today, but below are a few
that Pacific Lawn Sprinklers recommends: