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Sugar Land launches discounted smart irrigation controller program  

The City of Sugar Land is excited to announce the official launch of its discounted irrigation controller program! Beginning now, Sugar Landers can purchase a Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller, at either $69.99 (retails at $149.99) for a four-zone controller, $99.99 (retails at $199.99) for an eight-zone controller, or $119.99 (retails at $249.99) for a 16-zone controller. Make sure you confirm how many zones your current irrigation system controller has before ordering.  

Rachio 3 Smart Controllers automatically adjust your watering schedule based the specific needs of your yard, localized weather data and more, so you only water when you need to. With features like rain skip, and seasonal shift, your smart controller will maximize schedule efficiency for worry-free watering. Offering discounted smart irrigation controllers to our residents is a water conservation strategy outlined in the City’s Integrated Water Resources Plan, so be sure to get your smart irrigation controller by visiting:  

Your new Rachio Controller Features:  

  1. Easy to install with guided setup and app control. 
  1. Tailored schedules based on the specific water needs of each zone. 
  1. Can adjust on/off, watering time, and frequency via the app. 
  1. Works with Alexa and Google assist 
  1. Uses Cloud access for Weather Data  
Learn how to install your Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller

Convinced yet? Of course you are!  

A few things to keep in mind before purchasing your controller: 

  1. you must install the controller yourself (where are our DIY-ers at?!) 
  1. the controller syncs to your smartphone, so you must have a smartphone and be comfortable using smartphone apps!  

You can even send in your old controller to be recycled! Learn more here:   

So now that you’re ready to get your controller, head over to and have your water bill account number handy to verify your address – sales are limited to City of Sugar Land water customers! 

You’ll need your Account Number (highlighted above) to order your smart irrigation controller
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