In today’s world, owning a lawn, flower beds, or vegetable garden is a privilege, especially with the current global droughts. Over-watering not only wastes water but also harms plants. As seasons change, the watering needs of plants also change. Monitoring and managing this throughout the year can lead to significant water and cost savings. Experts estimate that outdated sprinkler systems can waste up to 50 percent of the average U.S. household’s outdoor water consumption due to evaporation or runoff.
The emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) has revolutionized connectivity, offering real-time soil moisture sensors, rain sensors, and WiFi integration to make gardens smarter. This advancement allows people to save water, energy, and reduce water bills. An IoT-enabled smart sprinkler controller, controllable through a mobile application, provides greater visibility and automatically manages and schedules the sprinkling systems. By working with existing sprinkler systems and connecting to the internet via home WiFi, this smart sprinkler controller can be controlled from mobile devices, such as iPhone, iPad, Android smartphones, and tablets.
Some key advantages of this new smart system include:
- Control of the sprinkler system through a mobile device
- Customization of water scheduling duration and frequency
- Increasing watering at dry spots in the lawn from a mobile device
- Automatic turning off of sprinklers when rain is anticipated
- Viewing real-time and historical data to understand water usage patterns
By watering each area separately when required, the lawn receives the optimal amount of water to keep it healthy and green, while also saving a significant amount of water that would otherwise be wasted by traditional sprinklers. The cloud-based software and mobile-friendly intuitive app allow users to monitor and manage water from their computer, smartphone, or tablet, ultimately saving money and contributing to environmental conservation.
WhizNets offers IoT solutions that integrate smart technologies to enhance water conservation, energy efficiency, and overall garden management. With a focus on providing innovative solutions, WhizNets is committed to helping individuals and communities make a positive impact on the environment. Contact us to learn more about our smart sprinkler controller and other IoT solutions.