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WSU Water Irrigation System Efficiency

Confronting Insufficient Water by Increasing Irrigation Efficiency

WSU WISE is a USDA-funded program that focuses on increasing irrigation efficiencies and reducing water waste. WSU WISE offers free on-farm irrigation audits throughout Washington State, producing tailored suggestions for equipment upgrades, change in practice, or irrigation tech assistance programs.

Water Irrigation Evaluations are

FREE Irrigation System Evaluation sign-up

Irrigation Scheduler Mobile

Irrigation Scheduler Mobile is an electronic irrigation assistance program that facilitates optimum irrigation practices. Based on present and historical weather data, the program algorithm alerts farmers to the irrigation needs of a particular crop in a particular site, increasing irrigation efficiency by 20% while optimizing production.

Irrigation Scheduler Mobile

Summary of Project Outputs:

Irrigation Scheduler Mobile Presentations (Nov. 2016- Aug. 2021) Summary of WISE Irrigation Evaluations by System Type (2016- 2021)

Program Contact: WSU Skagit County Extension


Phone: (360) 428-4270

WSU WISE Partner Offices

Don McMoran – Co-PI
Director, WSU Skagit County Extension

Dr. Troy Peters – Co-PI
Associate Professor, WSU Prosser – Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center

Trevor Lane
Director, WSU Ferry County Extension

Linda McLean
Director, WSU Colville Reservation Extension