PETALUMA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HydroPoint Data Systems, Inc., provider of the WeatherTRAK® Smart Water Management solution, today announced that select Walmart stores have reduced outdoor irrigation water consumption by an average of 39% per site since deploying the company’s WeatherTRAK Smart Irrigation Controllers in 2008. With 631 WeatherTRAK controllers currently installed across the retail leader’s national property portfolio, the WeatherTRAK technology eliminates landscape water waste, harmful run-off and costly hardscape damage.
Smart irrigation technology joins key sustainable water, energy and landscape initiatives, supporting Walmart’s global environmental stewardship and corporate goals to create zero waste, use 100 percent renewable energy, and to sell products that sustain people and the environment.
As a Walmart provider of central control irrigation solutions, HydroPoint supplies WeatherTRAK controllers for a number of new store construction and retrofit projects. WeatherTRAK.net Central Internet Management provides 24/7 visibility to irrigation system alerts, remote control access to controllers and water use analytics for property managers, landscape contractors and corporate officers across all properties.
“Walmart demonstrates true leadership in the use of resource-efficient practices and technology solutions,” said Chris Spain, CEO and President for HydroPoint. “Saving time, money and most importantly water, WeatherTRAK Smart Water Management is essential to business and sustainability success.”
About HydroPoint Data Systems, Inc.
HydroPoint, founded in 2002, is the proven market and technology leader in Smart Water Management. HydroPoint is an EPA WaterSense Partner and the company's WeatherTRAK solution uniquely delivers a multitude of financial and environmental benefits by revolutionizing management of the area of greatest waste in urban water use: landscape irrigation. Leading companies across the U.S. have identified WeatherTRAK as the green initiative with the fastest payback. Headquartered in Petaluma, Calif., HydroPoint is privately owned and operated. For more information, visit www.HydroPoint.com.
WeatherTRAK is a registered trademark of HydroPoint Data Systems, Inc.