How integrated data helps municipalities and landscapers saving water, money and reducing CO2 for healthy urban green spaces
ConnectedGreen, a Dutch landscaping data integrator, provides smart data solutions for landscapers and cities, for insights into soil and plant health associated with workflow support for watering and maintenance.
ConnectedGreen is a Sensoterra Integration Partner since early 2017, integrating soil moisture data within their sensor independent platform. Since then, they have installed more than 2000 Sensoterra sensors across the Netherlands and Belgium.
With the platform, various projects are being monitored, including tree care, planters, green roofs and walls, lawn maintenance and sports field irrigation Equally important is the Smart City data integration which is supported by ConnectedGreen.
“Sensoterra sensors and the ConnectedGreen platform are a super strong combination. Just install the probes, log in to ConnectedGreen, and monitor your projects from anywhere"
René Voogt, ConnectedGreen
ConnectedGreen works together with multiple landscaping companies and is used by almost a third of all municipalities across the Netherlands. Projects include the city centers of Zwolle, Tilburg, Amersfoort, and Amsterdam, green walls in office buildings and public places, parks, private properties, and professional sports fields.
- A reduction of tree/plant illness or mortality, and replacement costs
- Reduction of water consumption for irrigation of between 10-30%
- Reduction of manual irrigation labor costs
- Fewer water truck irrigation rounds
Positive impact on society, environment, and local communities
- City or landscapers install sensors in irrigated parks, medians, and public sports fields
- The initial investment ROI is attained within 10 months of installation
- Healthy urban greenspaces and a significant reduction in wasted water
“With Sensoterra sensors we can see at a glance which projects need immediate attention.”
By integrating the Sensoterra soil moisture readings with other smart devices, such as smart irrigation valves and weather station data, irrigation of public spaces can be done only when needed. This increased effectivity reduces over-irrigation and while providing insights into water consumption and conservation.
Want to learn more? Download the read the complete case study on Healthy Urban Green Spaces with smart soil moisture data integration. Read a recent article on landscaping projects around the Netherlands or more information.