Executive Summary

Caltrans District 3 in the Sacramento area reviewed several manufacturers of RICS, Remote Irrigation Control Systems over 16 years ago and have been with Calsense ever since. Currently the District has over 150 controllers that dynamically adjust water applied to plant material based upon daily weather conditions. The Calsense technology responds automatically to sprinkler head, lateral and mainline breaks shutting off water with detailed daily reports pinpointing problem areas, saving water and reducing liability.

“Calsense has always encouraged user input to help make their system work better for our needs. They value our feedback and input and feel the District has invested in a system that works for us.”

Janet Sager, Caltrans Resident Engineer for District 3