IoT-Based Automatic Irrigation Control

  • Akkenaguntla Karthik
  • Anumula Amarnath
  • T. M. Manohar Reddy
  • Veldhanda Tulasi Krishna
  • A. V. Pavan KumarEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 665)


Modern world is facing problems to secure the basic needs such as food, water, shelter, and electricity for people. Among these, the most focused need is water as the need of water is increasing immensely. Agriculture sector plays a vital role in the economic development of any country. It is also a major source of raw materials to industries like cotton, tobacco, sugar, etc. Currently, the agriculture sector is said to be facing water problem because of water scarcity. So, a need has raised to use water carefully without wasting it. Human cannot monitor the water availability in fields throughout the day. The cons of manual monitoring can be reduced by using this technology. This paper presents a method to monitor the water level in fields using soil moisture sensor. The proposed method is integrated with GSM and IoT technology for getting the status of pump and operating them from anywhere in the world. The electricity required for the operation of components is less. The water consumed by plants and soil is continuously monitored by using soil moisture sensor; based on the moisture, the motor is automatically controlled to feed water. The operational status of the entire system is communicated through SMS.


GSM IoT technology Soil moisture sensor 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Akkenaguntla Karthik
    • 1
  • Anumula Amarnath
    • 1
  • T. M. Manohar Reddy
    • 1
  • Veldhanda Tulasi Krishna
    • 1
  • A. V. Pavan Kumar
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of EEEMadanapalle Institute of Technology & ScienceMadanapalleIndia

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