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Apr 11, 2017

How do you value a water right?

2017-04-11T12:13:49-06:00Apr 11, 2017|

An excellent article by Brett Bovee in the Colorado Real Estate Journal explaining how to value water rights.A water right can be an important and valuable piece of a real estate portfolio. In some locations along the Colorado Front Range, the water rights can be worth more than the underlying land. But just like other [...]

Apr 11, 2017

Oldie but Goodie – Wooden Headgate

2017-04-11T10:38:43-06:00Apr 11, 2017|

Take a look at this "oldie but goodie" in front of the purposely well-positioned SWIIM truck:This is an authentic wooden water delivery gate (headgate) from the early 1900s - a water diversion structure for open-channel flow.  It is located at the entrance to the Imperial County Airport.  It was placed there to commemorate the coming of water [...]

Mar 26, 2017

SWIIM tour of Lake Canal

2017-03-26T10:51:47-06:00Mar 26, 2017|

The SWIIM Manager implementation on the Lake Canal, is moving along quite well. Instrumentation such as that shown is being deployed and folks are very interested in seeing details as to how SWIIM will be used.  Below, we are giving a site tour at South Grey Reservoir.  The flume and flow measurement equipment monitors flows [...]

Jan 17, 2017

SWIIM Continues to Expand in Kern County

2017-01-17T12:10:51-07:00Jan 17, 2017|

@swiimsystem is tweeting... we have newly-identified regions that are expanding SWIIM's use for water accounting, crop-water budget management and governmental compliance and related reporting.We are the trusted on-farm water accountant providing a complete, scalable set of planning,management monitoring and reporting tools, from the field, to the system.

Jan 13, 2017

SWIIM is Hiring

2017-01-13T12:08:02-07:00Jan 13, 2017|

We are looking for talented people to add to our incredible team.  Engineering (field and technical), software/data development, sales and operations positions currently open. You can check out our listings of current positions by clicking here.  Apply online by providing your resume and a cover letter.

Dec 01, 2016

Watch SWIIM and Western Growers on PBS Newshour

2016-12-01T12:50:38-07:00Dec 01, 2016|

SWIIM and Western Growers were featured on a national broadcast of PBS NewshourSWIIM's CEO Kevin France and Western Growers Executive VP Dave Puglia were featured on a national broadcast of PBS Newshour. filmed at Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology in Salinas, CA. Follow #farmwaterbudget and @swiimsystem on Twitter.The webinar featured in the PBS piece was broadcast live from the [...]

Nov 30, 2016

Where Are They Now? Water Tech SWIIM a Year On from Series A #farmwaterbudget

2016-11-30T12:58:47-07:00Nov 30, 2016|

@agfunder caught up with @swiimsystem to find out how the year after their Series A raise went. https://agfundernews.comAs posted on AgFunderhttps://agfundernews.comLast November, SWIIM System, the water management software platform, closed a $3 million Series A on AgFunder. The round was led by goFARM, an investment firm backed by Robert Costa, former principal of Australian food [...]

Nov 30, 2016

SWIIM, Western Growers featured on PBS Newshour Today

2016-11-30T12:06:14-07:00Nov 30, 2016|

SWIIM's CEO Kevin France and Western Growers Executive VP Dave Puglia will be featured nationally on PBS Newshour today at 3pm and 6pm Pacific Time, filmed at Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology in Salinas, CA. Follow #farmwaterbudget and @swiimsystem on Twitter.Watch it live (or recorded) by clicking here.

Nov 28, 2016

Deployments Continue In Challenging Conditions

2016-11-28T12:03:38-07:00Nov 28, 2016|

The latest in-channel, lined measurement location brought online last week complete with calibrated flow sensors, sending near-real-time data back to SWIIM Server.  We have quality, cross-calibrated data flowing at each of our sites and continue to complete deployments throughout California.We are able to combine measurements via pipe, in-channel, lined ditches as well as non-lined channels.  Tail [...]