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Weather-Based Irrigation Controller

More than half of residential water is applied to home landscapes, however, many landscapes are overwatered due to sprinkler controllers that are not programmed properly.

Weather-Based Irrigation Controller (WBIC) systems use smart technology to optimize the use of water needed for irrigation.

Being weather-based and synchronized with an on-site weather sensor, a WBIC will know when to skip a watering if rain is in the forecast.

$12,000 from the City of San Diego’s Community Projects, Program & Services Funding Program was allocated by Council District 6 to the City of San Diego’s Public Utilities Department to purchase 120 Weather-Based Irrigation Controller (WBIC) Systems for San Diegans.


For more information about the program and to apply for a rebate, download a WBIC application here:  PDF icon Weather-Based Irrigation Controller Rebate Application.



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