Rubicon Water signs MOU with the Ministry of Water Resources of the Republic of Uzbekistan
“We’ve had great engagement with the representatives from the Ministry of Water and foresee significant potential for our technology to make a substantial difference for irrigated agriculture in Uzbekistan,” said Rubicon’s CEO, Bruce Rodgerson.
Rubicon Water clients from Latin America tour modernised irrigation projects in California
A delegation made up of organizations from Chile, Argentina and Peru were invited on a delegation to learn about the experience of large irrigation districts in California that have adopted Rubicon’s technology to modernise water management.
Rubicon wins Governor of Victoria Export Award 2022 for Sustainability
250 guests were welcomed to a fantastic award ceremony hosted by Global Victoria to celebrate this year’s most accomplished exporters. Rubicon Water was the winner of the Governor of Victoria Export Award 2022 for Sustainability.
Rubicon’s Consultant of Special Projects, Tony Oakes, speaks at parliamentary hearings in the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Leaders and government officials gathered to discuss the topic of “prospects for the development of the water industry of Kazakhstan.” Tony drew comparisons between the Australian and Kazakh landscapes, describing the water crisis that Australia was battling in the early 2000s and the strategies implemented which have contributed to Australia’s Murray-Darling Basin being arguably the most water-efficient food bowl in the world.
SlipMeter Receives Pattern Approval Certification in Australia
The flow measurement accuracy of Rubicon’s SlipMeter™ SM-600 has received official certification from the Australian Government’s National Measurement Institute.
Rubicon’s large automation project in India receives appreciation by Union Ministers’ and farmers.
The two Honourable Union Ministers acknowledged the advantages of the automation project, expressing delight that the project had been successful in enabling efficient delivery of water to farmers in drought-prone districts of northern Karnataka…
Sunwater in Queensland completes their AU$32.54million efficiency improvement project
The Mareeba-Dimbulah Efficiency Improvement Project, has been completed. The project will increase the distribution of water throughout the network to provide irrigators with a reliable and efficient service.
Murrumbidgee Irrigation to create 7.4 gigalitres in additional water savings with $126.48m Federal funding
The funding will be spent on finalising automation works, reconstructing nearly 20 kilometres of open channels to reduce evaporation and seepage, and creating a 5000 megalitre ‘surge reservoir’.
AC Biobío Norte inaugurates first Automated Rubicon FlumeGate site
The manager of the organization, Rodrigo Romero, said that ” in these times of water scarcity, water has to be utilised efficiently, that is what Water User Organizations must understand.”
Northern Victorian Irrigators handed flows following water savings from system modernisation
More than $300 million worth of water is being handed to irrigators in northern Victoria after a major upgrade to the Goulburn Murray irrigation district.
Bruce Rodgerson Interviewed by AFR following Rubicon Water IPO
The Australian Financial Review interviews CEO, Bruce Rodgerson, about the challenges during COVID-19 and shares insight into the international demand for our technology as the impacts of climate change and water scarcity continue to intensify around the globe.
FarmConnect™ featured in the latest volume of the Irrigation Leader – USA
Rubicon’s FarmConnect™ on-farm irrigation solution has been featured in the latest volume of the Irrigation Leader Magazine. Read about how our precision surface irrigation solutions are being put to the test at the University of California and hear from early adopter irrigators about their experiences using FarmConnect.
Rubicon Water completes irrigation modernisation project installation in Costa Rica
Our team of technicians and engineers from our LatAm headquarters in Chile travelled to implement Rubicon’s first modernisation project in Costa Rica.
Rubicon installs control gates to continue with the modernisation of AC Bellavista users in Chile
The severe drought affecting the Coquimbo Region highlights the importance of making the most of the available water, especially in the context of agricultural irrigation. The Bellavista Canal has a length of 60 km, servicing approximately 6000 hectares of irrigated land and benefiting around 1,500 irrigators. Rubicon worked on the installation of 3 additional overshot FlumeGates, with the system now 60% automated.
Rubicon begins installation of first project in Argentina
The installation of Rubicon’s first project in Argentina commences. The project includes 18 automated control gates and meters that will enable precise measurement and control of water in the modernised network.
First Pilot Automation Project in Kazakhstan
The Dostyk Canal K32 pilot project, located in Southern Kazakhstan, was successfully completed back in September 2020, this was the first project that was completed by Rubicon that was done entirely remotely due to the COVID…
BladeMeter™ receives government accuracy certification
The flow measurement accuracy of Rubicon’s BladeMeter has received official certification from the Australian Government’s National Measurement Institute.
Sonaray™ Pipe Meter accuracy certified by government
The flow measurement accuracy of Rubicon’s 600mm Sonaray Pipe Meter has received official certification from the Australian Government’s National Measurement Institute (NMI).
First PikoMeter™ installed
The first PikoMeter has been installed in the East Columbia Basin Irrigation District (ECBID) located in North Central Washington State, USA. The PikoMeter was installed on a canal very close to the city of Othello. Managing the supply of...
Rubicon to modernise major irrigation region in India
Rubicon Water has won the tender to modernise the Narayanpur Left Bank Canal (NLBC) system in the Indian state of Karnataka. The irrigation supply system, which is part of the Upper Krishna Project, is managed by Krishna Bhagya Jala Nigam Ltd (KBJNL). The project will...
Rubicon a founding member Irrigation Innovation Consortium
As a global irrigation technology leader, Rubicon Water is very pleased to be one of the founding members of the Irrigation Innovation Consortium, which launched on April 27 at the Water in the West Symposium in Denver, Colorado. The group has been formed to...
Future AgTech trends highlighted
In the latest edition of The Australian Farmer, Rubicon Manager Peter Moller has highlighted the key impacts that big data and automation are going to have in the irrigated farming sector over the next few years. The key point points he made in the article were:...
First Chinese assembly facility complete
The first FlumeGates® assembled in China have rolled off the production line at Rubicon’s joint venture assembly facility in the city of Lanzhou in Gansu province. The facility enables Rubicon to better support the modernisation plans of our existing and future...
Irrigators delighted with automated farm service points
According to a local newspaper, Murrumbidgee Irrigation customers are delighted with their new Rubicon SlipGate® automated farm service points. A local farmer said: “the new automated outlet worked well with his on-farm irrigation structures as they had been automated...
Enhanced Network Control pilot underway
The first implementation of Rubicon's TCC® Network Control autonomous channel control system that uses Model Predictive Control (MPC) is under way in Australia. The MPC control technique is an enhancement to Network Control and improves canal water level control in...
Professor Iven Mareels to join IBM
It was announced late last year that one of Rubicon Water’s closest research partners, Professor Iven Mareels, is to join IBM as lab director of its Australian research arm. The IBM facility is focused on accelerating research and discovery in areas including...
FarmConnect® furrow irrigation automation wins award
Rubicon’s FarmConnect has won the Innovation and Technology Award at Elmore Field Days for the second time. Elmore is an Australian event which showcases the latest advances in agricultural technology and innovation. This year FarmConnect won the award for its...
Rubicon Water expands its China presence in new Joint Venture with Gansu Government
Rubicon Water Chief Executive Bruce Rodgerson today announced the formation of a joint venture company together with Tsinghua University’s School of Civil Engineering and Gansu Water Investment Co., Ltd., an organisation owned by China’s Gansu provincial government....
Rubicon signs Ningxia modernisation MOU
On April 6 Rubicon Water signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Beijing Green Valley Source Water Technology and local government officials from the Wuzhong prefecture in Ningxia province. The MOU outlines the intention of the three parties to work together...
SlipMeter™ Meets Flow Accuracy Standard
The SlipMeter has undergone and passed the bulk of certification tests required under the Australian National Measurement Institute’s NMI M11-2 standard (Meters Intended for the Metering of Water in Open Channels and Partially Filled Pipes). The Australian standard is...
Rubicon Water receives export award
Rubicon Water wins the Environmental Services Award at this year’s Victoria Export Awards. The awards recognise the Australian state of Victoria’s most successful and innovative exporters.
FlumeGates™ installed in Nayarit, Mexico
Rubicon Water client Valle de Banderas in Nayarit state, Mexico, begins the first phase of its modernization journey by implementing a Site Management solution.
China’s Gansu province to benefit from Network Control
Rubicon Water signs an agreement to supply its Network Control solution to the Shule River Basin Authority’s Chang Ma irrigation district in Gansu province.
Rubicon signs support agreement with Goulburn-Murray Water
Rubicon Water signs a multi-year agreement to provide software maintenance and support services to Goulburn-Murray Water (G-MW), Australia’s largest irrigation district.
More TCC technology for Chile
The Elqui River Management Board in La Serena, Chile places an order with Rubicon for the next three phases of its modernization plan to cover a further 13 canals.