Case Study

Charlie Abee

AG Irrigation Professor, College of the Sequoias

​​​​​​​​​College of the Sequoias is a two-year California community college offering educational and enrichment programs for the residents of its district in Tulare and Kings counties. The college was established in 1926 and moved to its current 62-acre main campus in Visalia in 1940.

In addition to the campus in Visalia, COS operates a full-service center in Hanford that is also home to the college’s police and fire academies.

The Sequoias District opened The Tulare College Center in January 2013. It is a full-service college center and the home of COS’ agriculture programs.



Data Analysis

“Since utilizing HotSpot we have been able to break down the electrical bill based on actual water pumped.”



Charlie has used HotSpot AG’s technology as a valuable teaching tool when instructing his AG Irrigation Courses on pump efficiency, pumping water level and energy usage.


Time Saver

Charlie is able to devote valuable time to other important tasks by remotely controlling his pumps and valves.

HotSpot Ag is an automation and monitoring system developed by a farmer for farmers. The system gives you key pieces of information that are useful to you as a grower to help you make informed decisions that affect your bottom line.