Science activity 2723

California Irrigation Management Information System (CIMIS)

Description / purpose

The California Irrigation Management Information System (CIMIS) is a program unit in the Water Use and Efficiency Branch, Division of Statewide Integrated Water Management, California Department of Water Resources (DWR) that manages a network of over 145 automated weather stations in California. CIMIS was developed in 1982 by DWR and the University of California, Davis (UC Davis). It was designed to assist irrigators in managing their water resources more efficiently. Efficient use of water resources benefits Californians by saving water, energy, and money.

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Link CIMIS Quality Data for Efficient Irrigation - General Information Brochure rview of the CIMIS data repository system 8 views
Link Current Data Quality Flags (CIMIS) rview of the currently used data quality checks/fl 8 views
Data CIMIS Data Portal CIMIS website hosts a significant amount of infor 15 views

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