pif-rics-req-wrd-a11y.doc - PUBLIC INTEREST FINDING(REQUEST APPROVAL TO USE TRADE NAME IN SPECIAL PROVISIONS SAN DIEGO/IMPERIAL COUNTY PURSUANT TO FHWA

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PUBLIC INTEREST FINDING (REQUEST APPROVAL TO USE TRADE NAME IN SPECIAL PROVISIONS) SAN DIEGO/IMPERIAL COUNTY PURSUANT TO: FHWA Contract Administration Core Curriculum Participant’s Manual and Reference Guide 2001, Chapter II C, section 3, Public Interest/Cost Effectiveness Findings. Related References: 23 U.S.C. 112. & 23 CFR 635.106(a), 635.204, 635.205, 635.407(a), 635.411(c) APPLICABILITY: Federal-aid Highway Construction Projects LOCATION: San Diego and Imperial County HISTORY: As part of the roadside program, the California Department of Transportation will provide projects that will include new highway plant and irrigation restoration. Our concern is including proprietary items on these projects and specifying the use of computer controlled irrigation systems. A computer-controlled system consists of a base station; field units and auxiliary items solely designed to operate on their own and are not compatible with other manufacturers’ units. The computerized systems provide maintenance with a central control station able to program, schedule, monitor water use, prepare reports, and detect, react to and alert personnel of system failures. This saves resources and minimizes the number of times maintenance personnel need to be in the field expose to traffic to manually operate the irrigation system and check for breakage. There is considerable water savings utilizing these types of systems. To conform to a district and statewide water conservation effort, it is proposed to connect proposed irrigation controllers to a new Regional Irrigation Control System (RICS). Central irrigation management will enable maintenance forces to adjust each irrigation controller and corresponding satellite controllers according to evapotranspiration rate (ET). Coming as close as possible to applying the exact amount of water required by the landscape to keep it healthy and aesthetically pleasing.
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