Murrumbidgee Irrigation in Australia’s Murray-Darling Basin to create 6000 ac-ft in additional water savings with AU$126.48m Federal funding
The funding will be spent on finalizing automation works, reconstructing nearly 12.5 miles of open canals to reduce evaporation and seepage, and creating a 4000 acre-foot ‘surge reservoir’.
The manager of the organization, Rodrigo Romero, said that “in these times of water scarcity, water has to be utilized efficiently, that is what Water User Organizations must understand.”
More than AUD $300 million worth of water is being handed to irrigators in northern Victoria after a major upgrade to the Goulburn Murray irrigation district.
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.
Our team of technicians and engineers from our LatAm headquarters in Chile travelled to implement Rubicon’s first modernisation project in Costa Rica.
Promoted by the Irrigation Association, #SmartIrrigationMonth is a public awareness campaign to promote efficient water use.
Rubicon Water, a leader in smart water-saving practices, is delivering real results in the USA and worldwide by providing technology that sustainably enables increased food production through improved water use efficiency.
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 37 miles, servicing approximately 15,000 acres 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 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 modernized network.
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…
The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) 2020 Virtual Conference starts today and we’re excited to launch our dedicated virtual Rubicon booth alongside the event.
The flow measurement accuracy of Rubicon’s BladeMeter has received official certification from the Australian Government’s National Measurement Institute.
The flow measurement accuracy of Rubicon’s 2ft Sonaray Pipe Meter has received official certification from the Australian Government’s National Measurement Institute (NMI).
The first PikoMeter has been installed in the East Columbia Basin Irrigation District (ECBID) located in North Central Washington State, USA.
Rubicon Water has won the tender to modernize the Narayanpur Left Bank Canal (NLBC) system in the Indian state of Karnataka. The project will automate around 3,000 km of canals and provide 450,000 hectares of farmland with a reliable and efficient irrigation water supply.
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.
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 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 modernization plans of our existing and future customers in Gansu.
According to a local newspaper, Murrumbidgee Irrigation customers are delighted with their new Rubicon SlipGate™ automated farm turnouts.
The first implementation of Rubicon’s TCC™ Network Control autonomous canal control system that uses Model Predictive Control (MPC) is under way in Australia.
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 healthcare informatics, artificial intelligence, blockchain and quantum computing.
Rubicon’s FarmConnect has won the Innovation and Technology Award at Elmore Field Days in Victoria, Australia for the second time. Elmore is an Australian event which showcases the latest advances in agricultural technology and innovation.
Rubicon Water Chief announces the formation of a joint venture company together with Tsinghua University’s School of Civil Engineering and Gansu Water Investment Co., Ltd., an organization owned by China’s Gansu provincial government.
Rubicon Water signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Beijing Green Valley Source Water Technology and local government officials from the Wuzhong prefecture in Ningxia province.
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...
Irrigation District in Chile has chosen to implement a Rubicon Site Management Solution to manage its 33 river offtakes. The solution involves installing FlumeGates™ at each of the offtakes, two radio repeater towers and a server running SCADAConnect™ in Salamanca.
Rubicon was sub-contracted to provide the district’s SCADA hardware and software, including 145 control pedestals
Rubicon Water has won the Environmental Solutions category at the Australian Export Awards. Rubicon is one of the world’s leading providers of solutions that improve the operation of gravity-fed irrigation supply networks.
Australian Prime Minister, identifies Rubicon as an innovative company whose solutions are making an impact on water availability around the world.
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.
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 client Valle de Banderas in Nayarit state, Mexico, begins the first phase of its modernization journey by implementing a Site Management solution.
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 Water signs a multi-year agreement to provide software maintenance and support services to Goulburn-Murray Water (G-MW), Australia’s largest irrigation district.
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.
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.
Rubicon Water, together with its research partner the University of Melbourne, has been awarded a grant to assist in the ongoing development of Network Control and ensure it stays at the forefront globally.
Europe’s leading supplier of hydropower decides to trial Rubicon technology to replace ageing irrigation headworks along its Durance-Verdon Canal in Provence.
Murray Irrigation signs a multi-million dollar agreement with Rubicon Water to upgrade their water distribution infrastructure in southern New South Wales, Australia.
Turlock Irrigation District in California’s Central Valley choose SlipMeters and FlumeMeters to meter irrigation water at their main farm turnouts.
Researchers at the University of Melbourne are partnering with Rubicon Water on a wide-ranging project with the aim of improving the operation of large-scale networks of open canals.
Murray Irrigation launches a new water ordering system that uses Rubicon technology. Murray Irrigation is using Confluent as a key component to enable the transition from once-a-day manual customer order delivery to remote and automated system control.
FlumeGate installed in the Orellana Irrigation District in Don Benito, south-west Spain, as part of a pilot project to examine new technologies for modernization.
The first SlipMeter™ in Latin America has been installed at the Rio Yaqui Irrigation District in Mexico. Rio Yaqui is one of the largest irrigation districts in Mexico
FarmConnect wins the Technology & Innovation Award at the recent 2012 Elmore Field Days in Victoria, Australia.
Rubicon Water has signed a distribution agreement with China’s Tri-Tech Holding, Inc. Tri-Tech will now distribute Rubicon’s TCC™ solutions in China.
California’s Oakdale Irrigation District (OID) has seen major improvements in operational spill reduction, since implementing Rubicon’s Network Control solution on two of its major canals in 2011.
Independent field testing has verifies accuracy of SlipMeter™. California based consulting group Provost and Pritchard tested a 2ft SlipMeter™ installed onto the upstream headwall of the Van De Pol turnout in the Oakdale Irrigation District.
Rubicon’s SlipMeter™ flow measurement and control device has received independent accuracy verification in testing conducted at a government test facility in Sydney, Australia.
The first of Rubicon Water’s new SlipMeters™ installed at Oakdale Irrigation District in California