TAG: Chris Spain

HydroPoint launches ‘Outsmarting the Drought’ webinar

April 6, 2015By

In response to California Governor Jerry Brown’s executive order mandating statewide water reductions, HydroPoint Data Systems is hosting a new webinar series addressing how municipalities and communities can comply to the new laws and ongoing drought concerns with smart water management technology. The series, titled “Outsmarting the Drought,” kicks off 12 p.m. PST April 9 with guest speaker Tim Barr, deputy director... read more

HydroPoint lands distribution partnership with FIS Outdoor

March 10, 2015By

HydroPoint Data Systems entered into a distribution partnership with FIS Outdoor in Florida, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi. With 35 branch locations and more than 200 employees, FIS Outdoor is a landscape and irrigation distributor in five of the southeastern United States. “We have been watching the progress of this technology, and were waiting for the perfect partner,” said David Baldwin,... read more

A look at controller trends

February 17, 2015By
photo: WINCHEL IRRIGATION

With today’s advances in water tech, irrigators see the benefits in efficiency and affordability. U.S. water rates are rising, water restrictions are becoming the norm, and technology is more affordable than ever before. Together, these facts are driving trends in irrigation controllers, setting the stage for more efficient, affordable and compliant watering on residential and commercial landscapes across the country.... read more

Ep.114: The next generation of smart controllers

January 21, 2015By

Chris Spain, co-founder of HydroPoint, explains how this next generation of smart irrigation systems will make it possible for an irrigation contractor to respond to a high flow alert, remotely verify when the master valve is closed down and send a status report to the property manager. Irrigation controllers have advanced significantly with the emerging growth of technology. Long gone... read more

HydroPoint named WaterSense Manufacturer Partner of the Year

October 15, 2014By

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency bestowed the 2014 WaterSense Manufacturer Partner of the Year award to HydroPoint Data Systems, marking the first time a smart irrigation manufacturer has won the award. The recognition came at the WaterSmart Innovations conference in Las Vegas, held Oct. 7 to Oct. 10. “We’re honored to be the first smart irrigation manufacturer to receive this... read more

HydroPoint receives Irvine Co. Best Savings Impact award

March 27, 2014By

HydroPoint Data Systems received the Best Savings Impact vendor award from the Irvine Co. WeatherTRAK Pro smart controllers, with supporting WeatherTRAK Central cloud-based central management software, are installed at 151 of the Irvine Co.’s office properties, 11 of its apartment communities and at The Resort at Pelican Hill. In 2013 alone, WeatherTRAK helped its subscribers save 20 billion gallons of... read more