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Sunshine Coast, QLD achieves environmental and economic savings with smart irrigation system

Sunshine Coast, QLD Smart Irrigation System Savings


The council installed 32 automated irrigation units in parks and community spaces. Water sensors monitor precipitation and weather forecasts in determining eco-friendly uses of sprinklers. The system includes flow meters for quick identification of leaks and other maintenance issues. Sunshine Coasts anticipates the installation of at least 38 more units by 2030, thus expanding the system's impacts on green spaces.


Sunshine Coast, QLD

Regional council in Queensland

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Smart City projects

Council is delivering a range of smart projects across the Sunshine Coast.

Project Succeeded

Sunshine Coast saved an estimated 55,000 gallons of water and AUD 481,000 in operational costs in the system's first four years.

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