Apr 14, 2017

What is SWIIM?

2020-10-09T14:21:37-06:00Apr 14, 2017|

SWIIM stands for Sustainable Water and Innovative Irrigation Management® and provides multi-dimensional water use data that can be used for comprehensive agricultural water management. Our patented process co-developed with the help of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, monitors crop-water on- and off-flows, consumptive use, subsurface deliveries, precipitation and weather data to produce a comprehensive, defendable [...]

Oct 09, 2020

How is SWIIM going to bring value to my operation?

2020-10-09T14:29:35-06:00Oct 09, 2020|

SWIIM gives you the tools to improve crop production and optimize water use. Furthermore, SWIIM’s reports serve as audited, third-party verification of water use and efficiency. This protects our clients from any arguments or regulatory constraints which lack the field-specific water data that SWIIM provides.

Oct 09, 2020

What irrigation system do I need to use SWIIM?

2020-10-09T14:28:20-06:00Oct 09, 2020|

SWIIM can be used on all types of irrigation systems, including flood, furrow, sprinkler, and drip. No matter how old or new the system in place is, SWIIM has the tools necessary to collect accurate data.

Oct 09, 2020

Do I need to have an automated irrigation system to use SWIIM?

2020-10-09T14:21:24-06:00Oct 09, 2020|

It is not necessary to have an automated irrigation to use SWIIM – SWIIM can add or recommend the equipment required for remote monitoring regardless of the current irrigation system. If you do have an existing automated irrigation system, SWIIM can tie into this and collect data without requiring any additional equipment.

Oct 09, 2020

Do I need a weather station to use SWIIM?

2020-10-09T14:21:18-06:00Oct 09, 2020|

If you have a weather station on site, SWIIM can tie into it. If not, SWIIM can assess available weather stations, and in many cases an existing SWIIM weather station and/or public weather stations can be used in our consumptive use calculation. It is always beneficial to have a weather station on site – SWIIM [...]

Apr 03, 2017

Why do today’s growers and agricultural water providers need a product like SWIIM?

2017-04-03T13:04:42-06:00Apr 03, 2017|

In the West the reality is that water allocations and water use efficiency by growers is becoming more and more closely-examined by regulators, by legislators, and by society at large. Water is scarce. Long-term we’re looking at more and more volatility, and that volatility will exist within a water infrastructure that was designed for a [...]

May 12, 2017

Why is SWIIM catching on?

2020-10-09T14:15:40-06:00May 12, 2017|

We think there is a place for a structured water market in many western jurisdictions, because the alternative--if we do nothing--is the continuation of the regulatory taking of water that has occurred over the last 25 years in the West. So we have to find a better way to protect agriculture’s access to the resource, [...]