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Introducing the Smart Water System Program!

This program is currently closed. Sign up on the waitlist to receive a free Rachio 3 smart irrigation controller and new wireless flow meter (~$700 retail value)! We will notify you when they are available again.

Fort Collins Utilities is looking for homeowners who want a smarter way to maintain a healthy landscape. The system is easily monitored from your smartphone and has a game-changing technology that alerts you and shuts off the zone when it detects a leak or a break. Your smart home deserves a smart yard. Eligible water utility customers are responsible for the cost of installation, but we’ve made that easy, too. 

Smart Water System includes:

  • Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller – Free
  • Weatherproof Outdoor Enclosure – Free
  • Wireless Flow Meter – Free
  • Required Pipe Fittings – Free
  • Professional Install – $170

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Rachio 3 Smart Irrigation Controller

Rachio 3 Smart Irrigation Controller

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Rachio Wireless Flow Meter

Rachio Wireless Flow Meter


What’s in it for you?

  • Monitor and manage watering from anywhere on your smartphone, not just from your garage.
  • Tailor watering to your yard with customized zone details, easy set-up and adjustments.
  • Relevant and timely suggestions to make the most of your new system, and other water saving opportunities.
  • Benefit from:
    • Weather Intelligence™ Plus, which pinpoints weather within a 36-foot radius, and adjusts schedules accordingly.
    • Instant zone shut-off triggered by leak detection, and be alerted with instant leak notifications.

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Eligibility Requirements

  • be single-family residential Utilities’ water customers and cannot have received an irrigation controller rebate from Utilities in the last five (5) years;
  • maintain a valid Fort Collins Utilities account in good financial standing;
  • be a homeowner and resident at the premise associated with the utility account;
  • have an existing, functioning in-ground irrigation system containing 16 zones or less (not a weather-based controller) installed at the property

Customer must:

  • Have an existing, functioning in-ground irrigation system, containing no more than 16 zones, which is currently operated by a functioning non-weather based controller.
  • The premise has reliable Wi-Fi able to provide a good signal to the irrigation controller component of the Smart Water System to be installed.
  • Agree to operate Smart Water System for at least 3 irrigation seasons.

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