Aquaterr Instruments & Automation, LLC

Aquaterr Instruments & Automation, LLC

Since 1985, Aquaterr has led in the development, design, manufacturing, and sales of wireless irrigation controller devices, remote pump activation systems, soil measurement instruments, soil probes, and soil meters for the measurement of soil moisture, soil temperature, and soil salinity. Our product family has been serving the irrigation industry since 1968. Our products are commercial grade using the highest strength and quality materials, designed to last long beyond their warranty. Aquaterr manufacturer’s wireless radio activated devices used with irrigation pumps and valves. Our wireless irrigation controller products make it possible for projects that do not have adequate standard electric power or cannot inexpensively run a wire to the valve. These remote wireless products work equally well in Agricultural and Turf or Golf environments.

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1685 Babcock Street, Suite A , Costa Mesa , California 92627 USA
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Improving the quality and consistency of things that grow using smart measurement and communication technology.

Our wireless irrigation and soil probes are highly useful around traffic medians, roundabouts, roadside green areas, rural properties, construction sites, municipal parks, Home Owners Association (HOA) common areas and other such environments.

In addition to all varieties of Agriculture and Turf applications including Golf, Aquaterr solutions include other industries where wireless communication is effective. Many applications used in the process control requirements of SCADA become economical solutions for Aquaterr products, including wireless pump control and valve actuation, remote sensor detection and activation of any type. Wherever radio telemetry, remote switching, or control of remote equipment is needed, Aquaterr can help. Specialists in Wireless Irrigation Solutions, soil probes, and soil meters: Aquaterr's turnkey wireless remote controls are designed and manufactured in Costa Mesa, California.

Aquaterr Instruments & Automation is a proud member of the following organizations and affiliations:

  • Irrigation Association
  • National Ground Water Association
  • California Groundwater Association
  • National Recreation & Park Association

Aquaterr designs, develops, and manufacturers soil measurement instruments and wireless remote control devices, a product family which has been serving the irrigation industry since 1968. All of our products are commercial grade using the highest strength and quality materials designed to last years beyond their warranty. Many of our first generation products are still in use, as evidenced by returns for repair.


Aquaterr Instruments & Automation, LLC acquired the technology, expertise, and management of Aquaterr Instruments, Inc., a manufacturer of soil measurement probes, and Ravalco, Inc., a manufacturer of wireless radio activated devices used with irrigation pumps and valves.  These companies have been delivering innovative irrigation automation and soil measurement products to the irrigation industry throughout the world since 1968. The existing products have been in production for several years, each having made major contributions to both the Agriculture and Turf industry segments.

1968 - The Aquatron Soil Moisture Meter the first industrial probe of its kind.
1982 - The M-100 Soil Moisture Probe
1986 - The M-200 Soil Moisture Probe
1988 - The Hay Probe, a unique moisture meter specially designed to determine moisture in a haystack.
1991 - The Wireless Valve Actuating System (VAS) for Agriculture 1st generation, analog
1994 - The Wireless Remote Pump Control (RPC) System, 1st generation, analog
1995 - The wireless VAS system for Agriculture, 2nd generation, digital
1997 - The wireless RPC System, 2nd generation, digital
2005 - The M-300 Soil Moisture Probe
2005 - The T-300 Soil Temperature-Moisture Probe
2005 - The EC-300 Soil Salinity-Temperature-Moisture Probe
2008 - The Wireless Valve Actuating System Nursery and Greenhouse Irrigation 8 Valve Actuating Receiver.

Our Mission is to improve the quality and consistency of crops and turf through innovative products which promote the efficient use of water.

Our products are based on the philosophy that each must:

  • provide a solution to an industry opportunity that is synergistic with existing products;
  • must be designed to rigorous standards of durability to meet industry requirements;
  • implemented with an intuitive human interface approach.