|Submission Date||Aug. 22, 2011|
OP-T2-48: Weather-Informed Irrigation
Communications and Training Officer
Physical Plant and Capital Planning Services
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:
The weather informed irrigation system used at Western is comprised of rain sensors. Furthermore, the grounds crew manually checks that plants are not being over-watered.
The website URL where information about the practice is available:
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