K-12 and Higher Education Campuses
Schools look outdoors to achieve operational efficiency and cost savings with WeatherTRAK Smart Irrigation Solutions.
Old Dominion University recently upgraded existing irrigation systems to WeatherTRAK central controller. Their smart irrigation initiative is key to achieving landscape, operations and water efficiency across three campuses. Read more.
Campbell School District leverages WeatherTRAK to manage properties and athletic fields efficiently, saving considerable staff time and hundreds of thousands of dollars in water costs each year.
Davis School District saved 35 percent and 1.6 million gallons of water at a single site in the first 90 days. They now have WeatherTRAK installed across the District to easily centrally manage their properties.
These organizations join dozens of other higher education and K-12 systems that are getting benefits from WeatherTRAK Smart Irrigation:
Reduced Operating Costs
- Save water and thousands of dollars
- Eliminate costly run-off and water waste
- Reduce plant damage or replacement
Lower Risk Exposure
- Minimize re-paving and hardscape repairs
- Lower slip/fall property liability
- Alerts for rapid response to leaks and issues
- Central management of irrigation scheduling
- Real-time dashboard and performance reporting
- Web and mobile control for staff flexibility
Featured Success Stories
In Silicon Valley the Campbell Union School District’s sprinklers used to dutifully water the soccer fields and grounds at 12 campuses even during spring showers. Now, facilities supervisor David Radke can reprogram the new WeatherTRAK controllers from his Web account. The soccer fields look better than ever, yet in 2009 WeatherTRAK slashed Campbell Union’s water use by 39 percent and cut its utility bills by $108,000, recouping the installation expenses nearly twice over. Watch News Feature.
Davis School District in Farmington, Utah supports more than 10 million square feet of facilities and 1,500 acres of turf and landscape with robust sustainability, energy and water management programs at 85 elementary, middle school and high school campuses. Prioritizing outdoor water efficiencies district-wide in 2011, the District replaced aging irrigation timers with WeatherTRAK smart controllers to eliminate landscape water waste and create staff efficiencies with automated irrigation scheduling and centralized control.