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Fall Water Waste

With back-to-school shopping in full swing and summer winding down, many homeowners overlook important steps in taking care of their yard.  Your grass is getting ready for winter by pulling in moisture and nutrients and is moving energy stores into the roots to survive winter dormancy.  With lower temperatures, less daylight, and generally more precipitation, opportunities to conserve water are …

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Skydrop Mobile 1.8.0

Skydrop Mobile 1.8.0 is now available! Several significant changes will result in a more stable, usable, and friendlier experience. Here are the highlights: Scheduling: * Smart Watering now includes adjustments for minutes/duration in addition to frequency. This will save even more water! * All scheduling is now centralized and managed right from the home window. * Basic and Custom Schedules have …

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Smart Irrigation Systems – A Greener Idea

As part of our educational series during Smart Irrigation Month, we’ve added a nice explainer on why smart irrigation systems like Skydrop just make sense with drought issues across the U.S. If you’re a typical homeowner, you probably put your automatic sprinkler system into the same category as your home’s heating and cooling system. You expect it to work reliably …

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Skydrop now works with Nest

The Skydrop™ smart watering sprinkler controller now works with Nest®!  With the latest release of the Skydrop apps, the service can now accurately estimate water usage each time a zone is activated.  This info can be sent as part of your Nest Home Report® and will also be available in Skydrop’s upcoming water usage reports.  Understanding outdoor water usage is …

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Skydrop Enclosure Now Available

Skydrop Enclosure is now available to protect and serve. Now you can install your Skydrop smart watering controller wherever you need it — indoors or out. The Skydrop Enclosure ensures your Skydrop smart sprinkler controller will remain water and dust-free, no matter where it is installed. The included keyed lock prevents tampering while the included outlet allows easy access for powering your …

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Skydrop Mobile 1.6.0 Now Available

The latest version of Skydrop Mobile is now available.  Here’s what’s included in v1.6.0: * A brand new way to manage how frequently and how long your zones get watered. Simply indicate whether you want your controller to water more or less and Skydrop will handle all the finer details. * You can now switch from Smart Watering to a …

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Skydrop Expansion is Here

Introducing Skydrop Expansion! With Skydrop Expansion, the Skydrop Smart Watering Sprinkler Controller can now manage an additional 8 zones, bringing the total to 16. Keeping consistent with Skydrop’s ease of use, it’s simple to install the Skydrop Expansion. Simply snap the expansion module between the main Skydrop unit and the wall plate. Once powered on, the controller can access up to 16 …

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Skydrop Drone Irrigation System

Lehi, UT, April 1 2015: The team that brought true watering intelligence to your yard is about to bring it to the sky above your yard. Skydrop is proud to announce the latest addition to the Skydrop family of products — introducing the Skydrop Drone Irrigation System. Why spend the money and time installing irrigation pipes underground when water can …

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Skydrop Wi-Fi Sprinkler Controller Wins PC Magazine’s Editor’s Choice Award!

PC Mag, the leading site for all things high-tech, has given its Editor’s Choice Award to Skydrop’s Wi-Fi sprinkler controller for its ease of use and for its potential to create significant water conservation. With its simple installation and setup, sleek and streamlined design, and the ability to control your lawn watering from virtually anywhere, the Skydrop Wi-Fi sprinkler controller …