I’m having an entire irrigation system installed with approximately 5zones. I want to automate as much as possible. I’m installing fertigation and a smart controller. I’m debating on the best controller, including Wyze, Rachio and others. I want a flow meter and a moisture sensors for each zone.
What flow meter will work best? You’d think this would be an easy answer but i can’t seem to find the thread that answers this question.
What moisture sensors work best? Again, should be an easy answer but nope.
The irrigation companies in my area don’t seem to be very advanced with anything other than basic installation of plumbing.
I want the controller to use ground moisture in its algorithm when deciding to water. I want the flow meter to know if a leak occurs and the controller shuts off the flow. I am gone a lot and want to have automation as much as possible.
I’m really struggling with these issues. If you were installing from scratch what would you use and how would you automate?