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The Orbit B-Hyve weather based irrigation controller does the work for you and automatically adjusts watering times according to the weather. By only watering as much as gardens need, households can reduce watering by around 15% while keeping plants healthy.

Wi Fi 6 Station Irrigation controller from The Watershed

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Save water in the garden with a B-Hyve Smart weather based irrigation controller.

PLEASE NOTE:
This Model Controller Continuously Sells out Fast. 

About the Water Corporation’s 2018 Water wise Rebate on Approved Select Irrigation Controllers

Provided you Purchased the B-Hyve 6 Station Controller On or Before 29th October 2018 Your Rebate will be honored. The Water Corporation in Perth Offered 500 Waterwise Rebates which have since all be claimed.
The offer was originally to end in early 2019, however the rebate for the Wi Fi Smart controllers were so popular, all rebates were claimed before the end of October.

Frequently Asked Questions

How does a weather based irrigation controller work?

They use local weather data to adjust watering times, based on temperature and rainfall, to ensure your garden gets the moisture it needs, without over-watering. Some of the controllers are Wi-Fi enabled, allowing them to obtain weather data via the internet others use onsite weather stations. Many controllers also allow remote access, which means you can control your irrigation system via your mobile or computer.

What Next?  Purchase B-Hyve 6 Station Controller from one of the 6 Watershed Stores, enjoy saving water and controlling your Smart irrigation controller from your phone.

What is Timer Smart Watering and how does this effect my controller ?
Timer Smart Watering allows the controller to act on a rain delay based on predicted rain event using standard controller station programming
What is Zone Smart Watering and how does this effect my controller ?
Zone Smart Watering allows the controller to receive local weather data and automatically adjusts your controller to deliver the right amount of water to your plants and turf based on the information you input when first setting the controller in ZONES smart watering. Zone Smart watering is set at each zone in the application and will only apply to the zone selected.
Important Note: Perth users are advised to use only Timer Smart Watering to comply with the permanent water efficiency measures.
What happens if its going to rain ?
Make sure your controller is set to Timer Smart Watering. Your controller will delay watering for 24hrs and attempt to water the next day. To prevent any breaches of the watering roster set your controller to the restricted watering days feature.
Rostered watering days should be set to GREEN
Rostered non-watering days should be set to RED
What is the Restricted Days watering feature ?
Restricted Days watering allows the user to turn off all non-watering days. This ensures compliance with watering restrictions and will prevent your controller from ever watering on restricted days. Check The Water Corporations Watering Days Roster
What is the Do Not Water Between function ?
Do Not Water Between function allows you to set the non water window, in Perth the restricted water times are from 9:00am to 6:00pm daily.

Check out The Water Corporations Watering Days Roster

Can I set a period when my controller is shutdown through winter to comply with the winter sprinkler ban ?
Yes, using the automatic system shut off you can set a start date for watering and shutdown date. In Perth these are: Winter Shut Down (No Automatic Watering) on June 1st. Summer Turn On (Allowed Automatic Watering) on September 1st. Check out The Water Corporations Watering Days Roster
My watering system is connected to scheme water only, how many days can I water ?
Under the permanent water efficiency measures Perth home owners are allowed two designated watering days when connected to the scheme supply. Find your watering days at The Water Corporations Watering Days Roster
I have a bore , can I water on more than two days ?
Yes under the permanent water efficiency measures Perth home owners using a bore can water on three designated watering days.
Find your watering days here at The Water Corporations Watering Days Roster
I use pop up sprinklers with fixed spray nozzles and also gear driven rotor sprinklers. How long should I set the station run times for ?
Different sprinklers water at different rates. 10 minutes should be sufficient for pop-up fixed spray sprinklers, but gear driven rotors will need longer. Use this guide to find the recommended run times for watering your garden depending on which sprinklers you have.
I use MP rotators can I water longer than 10 minutes ?
Yes, different sprinklers water at different rates. MP rotators water efficiently but do need to run longer than 10 minutes. Use this guide to find the recommended run times for watering your garden with MP rotators.

Also Check out The Water Corporations Watering Days Roster

What does the Smart Approved Watermark accreditation mean for B-hyve ?
Smart Approved Watermark certifies water efficient products and services in Australia and Europe. Their Technical Expert Panel independently assesses products and services wanting to receive the Smart Watermark accreditation Orbit B-hyve is a Smart Approved Watermark accredited product.
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