|Overall Rating||Reporter - expired|
|Submission Date||April 5, 2012|
North Carolina State University
OP-T2-48: Weather-Informed Irrigation
University Program Specialist
Waste Reduction and Recycling
Does the institution use weather data or weather sensors to automatically adjust irrigation practices?:
A brief description of how weather data or sensors are used:
NC State uses the Maxicom Irrigation System. The average Season is 32 weeks (April threw October). Needed achievement of watering is to Irrigate 1 inch per week on Turf and Ornamentals (this is without rain fall), and all systems have Rain Sensors set at 1 inch to cancel system operation when adequate 1 inch rain fall is achieved. The Maxicom Irrigation System’s manages sites based on a weather station data to run and shut down systems for accuracy.
The website URL where information about the practice is available:
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