Synchronous radio modem technology for affordable irrigation SCADA systems
Engineers at Reclamation's Water Resources Research Laboratory, funded through Reclamation's Science and Technology program, and in cooperation with the Colorado Division of Water Resources (State Engineer's Office), the Lower South Platte Conservancy District (LSPWCD), and the South Platte Ditch Company (SPDC), have established a demonstration project to monitor and evaluate control equipment that features an innovative radio technology. Irrigation practices in the South Platte valley in Northeast Colorado include extensive conjunctive use of both surface diversions and pumped groundwater. As ...
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