Smart sprinkler system saves water, money

EFFICIENT MONITOR- Oak Park resident Reza Pourzia created this computer-controlled system that allocates the amount of water used by lawn sprinklers and prevents "soggy soil syndrome."

When Reza Pourzia went on walks around his Oak Park neighborhood, he noticed sprinklers over-watering soggy lawns and runoff streaming down the sidewalks.
"I thought, 'There must be a better way.' I wanted to come up with an easytouse watering solution, and this was before we knew water shortage ...

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