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.
The MOSCAD-M Remote Terminal Unit (RTU)has been superseded and is to be replaced by the next generation Motorola ACE1000 in newly manufactured Rubicon products.
Australian FarmConnect farmer has won the irrigation district water user category in the Victorian Rural Water Awards in Australia for the outstanding results achieved with FarmConnect.
Rubicon’s Low Energy Pipeline (LEP) technology replaces a half mile long open earthen supply canal as part of Goulburn-Murray Water’s Connections Project. Goulburn-Murray Water is Australia’s largest irrigation district.
Rubicon Water has signs an agreement with the MIA Renewal Alliance to provide its Network Control Solution to the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area, Australia’s third largest irrigation area.