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Annual SRP Water Conservation Expo

The discounted smart irrigation controllers have sold out! Check back in the spring 2023 for another Water Expo event.

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    About the expo

    The SRP Water Expo brings together members of our community virtually to celebrate water in the Valley and discover ways to conserve at home.

    At SRP, we're always looking for ways to save water. And there's a lot you can do too. See how we're making a difference together.

    Learn all about SRP’s role in water stewardship from expert staff. Plus, you'll have the opportunity to buy one of two smart irrigation controller models. See additional details below.

    Water Expo recording

    In case you missed it, here is the recording:

    Smart irrigation controllers

    Virtual Expo attendees had the option to purchase online either a Hunter Pro-HC with Hydrawise™ or a Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler controller. Quantities are limited. See smart irrigation controller frequently asked questions.

    The smart irrigation controllers have sold out!

    The following two controllers were available:

    • Hunter controller
      The Hunter Pro-HC six-station outdoor smart irrigation controller with Hydrawise® cloud management software maximizes water savings, protects outdoor living spaces, and ensures healthy plants in any environment. Hydrawise automatically adjusts watering schedules based on local, real-time weather data while giving users 24/7 irrigation system access from anywhere in the world via smartphone, tablet, or the web. The software is also compatible with Amazon Alexa for convenient voice-activated control. Learn more at hydrawise.com.
      • Hunter smart controller cost is $60 plus tax* (retail value is $439).
        Discount and rebate: Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply discounted price for expo attendees is $165; SRP provides an instant rebate of $105.
    • Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler controller
      The Rachio 3 eight-zone Smart Sprinkler Controller helps you monitor and manage watering from anywhere with robust smartphone control. Create perfectly tailored schedules, make automatic weather adjustments and maintain the perfect yard — without lifting a finger. Learn more about the features.
      • Rachio smart controller is $60 plus tax* (retail value is $199.99) and includes the outdoor enclosure box (retail value is $29.99).
        Discount and rebate: Ewing discounted price for expo attendees is $170; SRP provides an instant rebate of $110.


    Purchase your controller online and pick up your items at an Ewing location (see map below).

    After attending the virtual expo, instructions will be provided on how to purchase a controller online through Ewing Irrigation, at discounted prices. The SRP instant rebate will be applied automatically.

    All controllers purchased online will be available for pickup at an Ewing location by presenting a valid receipt (email confirmation). All orders must be picked up by July 30, 2022. Orders not picked up will be cancelled. The last date for returns is August 13, 2022.

    Customer may only purchase one of the two available discounted controller options and there is a limit of one controller per household.
    *Participant is responsible for sales tax on a price of $165 for the Hunter controller and $170 Rachio controller from Ewing Irrigation.

    Did you know?

    The expo is the largest one-day distribution of smart irrigation controllers in the nation. Nearly 8,800 smart controllers have been distributed over the past 14 years, which translates into an approximate water savings of about 175 million gallons. This is based on the average household water use of 12,000 gallons per month before installation of a smart controller.

    Water Expo Webinar

    The Water Expo webinar will include an introduction from SRP, Hunter, Rachio and Ewing, along with SRP expert presentations.

    • Historian - Dive into SRP's history as a water and power provider and discover how the company's innovative spirit helped shape Arizona and the West since its founding in 1903.
    • Surface Water Resources - Learn about the strategies and practices SRP uses to maintain a resilient and reliable water supply.
    • Measurement Service - Explore how Arizona's water and snow is monitored and measured. You'll discover how these key indicators can help predict the Valley's water total today and in the future.
    • Canal Multiple Use - Discover the unique history of our canal system and how SRP continues to work with communities to make them a valued source of joy, recreation and water.
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    Smart Irrigation Controller Sessions

    Hunter Smart Irrigation Controller: In this class, you’ll learn how to set up your controller, configure your app and connect to your Wi-Fi network. You will understand the different watering options available and see how your system uses the world’s most accurate local weather data to fine-tune irrigation according to site needs. Finally, you will learn how irrigation or landscape contractors can enable remote system monitoring for ultimate peace of mind.

    Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller: This class will provide instruction on installing the Rachio controller, zone configurations and schedule types. Additionally, you'll receive training on the Rachio app and how to update settings from your phone.

    Pre-recorded training video

    Irrigation 101 answers and addresses all common irrigation questions and goes over irrigation basics and is not specific to a controller.

    • Irrigation 101: Whether you plan on doing it yourself or hire a professional, this class can help you learn what to look for and the questions to ask before you start. Learn about key irrigation components, features, benefits and applications. (Note: this class does not cover flood irrigation.)

    Save on water-saving upgrades

    SRP customers can take advantage of special pricing on water-saving products, like faucet aerators and water efficient showerheads, at SRPMarketplace.com. These products can help you save water and money.

    Additional classes available for free

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    Highlighted partners

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    Arizona Department of Water Resources

    Central Arizona Project

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