Rain Systems patented technology, the Precision Injection Machine, uses computer controlled water injection to implant hydrogel into existing turf, reducing irrigation by up to 50%.

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Rain Systems patented technology, the Precision Injection Machine, uses computer controlled water injection to implant hydrogel into existing turf, reducing irrigation by up to 50%. The hydrogel we install increases the water retention capacity of soil, absorbing water normally lost in drainage and evaporation, storing it and slowly releasing it back into the soil as needed. This leads to fewer days of irrigation and a reduction in water usage up to 50%. Hydrogel is EPA tested, non-toxic, 100% biodegradable and fully effective up to 3 years.

We offer the most advanced, cost effective technology on the market today that brings these water saving products to the turf industry. Our customers have ROI on their installation costs within 6 months and are able to reduce water usage for 3 years.

Proof Points

  • 2 patents for our Precision Injection Machine (PIM) technology
  • Working prototype of PIM used for our pilots over the last 2 years
  • Successful pilot and case study with CalState Northridge with 55% reduction in irrigation
  • Successful pilot and case study with City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks with 50% reduction in irrigation
  • Ongoing pilot with the Los Angeles Unified School District

Awards, Grants, or Highlights

  •  Issued two patents for our Precision Injection Machine (PIM) technology
  • Built working prototype of our PIM which has successfully implemented pilots with the following customers:
    CalState Northridge, City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks, Los Angeles Unified School District
  • 2 completed case studies showing 50% reduction in turf irrigation
  • Innovative Conservation Program Grant from the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
  • Members of Quake Capital Accelerator Program in Summer 2018
  • Manufacturing our BETA larger capacity PIM in early 2019

Leadership

Jim Sibert

Jim Sibert

CTO, Co-Founder
Elaine Sibert

Elaine Sibert

CEO, Co-Founder
Paul Cushing

Paul Cushing

Agronomic Consultant

Sean Kelly

Sean Kelly

Technical Consultant