Irrigation Assistance

Smarter Irrigating Decision

with Data

#CAwaterdatadive

Problem

 

80% is agriculture use 

Irrigating Water

http://www.ppic.org/publication/water-use-in-california/

Irrigating

Water

Subtitle

Using data to reduce

Agricultural Water Usage

Solution

"Don't over watering"
"Don't under watering"

  • "When to irrigate crops?"
  • "How much water should I irrigate?"

Considering...

  • Dynamic weather conditions

  • Control Water Usage under Cost Tiers

Best Timing to water

Factors

 

  1. Crop type
  2. Weather factor
    • Humidity
    • Temperature
  3. Soil Condition
  4. Precipitation
  5. Field Area
  6. Water Price  
  7. Seasons & Time

Collecting Data 

  • Water consumption 
  • Soil temp, soil humidity

To Make Better Decisions

Simplified 

Variables:

- Location

- Crop

- Field Area

Feature

Try to keep water

Usage at Tier 1

 

Datasets

Weather / Precipitation / (Water price)

Summary

Helping farmers to make smarter irrigating decisions

Future Works

  • Integrating more data
  • Deploy as a web interface 

Data Sources

  • http://et.water.ca.gov/Rest/Index
  • http://www.ppic.org/publication/water-use-in-california/
  • https://data.cnra.ca.gov/dataset/crop-mapping-2014

Irrigation Assistance

Smarter Irrigating Decision

with Data

#CAwaterdatadive

CA Water Data Chellenge

By johannhuang

CA Water Data Chellenge

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