Yardney Partners with Hortau to Launch New SynergyPlus+™ Remote Access Controller

Companies Will Demo New Remote Access Controller at World Ag Expo

Yardney-Hortau Remote Access FilterSAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (Feb. 10, 2017) – Yardney has partnered with Hortau to help bring data from its water filtration systems into the cloud.

Yardney Water Management Systems, Inc. will be unveiling its new SynergyPlus+™ Remote Access Controller, powered by Hortau’s cloud-based platform, at next week’s World Ag Expo (Feb. 14-16) in Tulare, Calif.

Yardney, a pioneer in the development of clean water solutions since 1965, will showcase the SynergyPlus+™remote access system at Booth L35, hosting daily workshops for growers at 2 p.m.

Hortau, a provider of precision irrigation management systems and services for agriculture since 2002, will also be demonstrating the new Yardney system at its outdoor Booth K46. Hortau will be hosting grower seminars to discuss all of its irrigation management services (soil tension, weather and flow-meter monitoring) at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. daily.

Yardney-Hortau Remote Access Filter Yardney’s SynergyPlus+ Remote Access Controller will allow users to start and stop filtration systems and backwash events and allow for real-time system status updates.

“We’re excited about being able to offer our customers real-time filtration system data from the field,” said Chris Phillips, President of Yardney. “No matter where our customers are, they’ll be able to adjust all filtration settings and parameters, flush cycles, period, duration and more. It’s just one more way we’re innovating and making our product line more useful and accessible for our customers.”

Along with giving Yardney customers access to real-time data by mobile or computer, leveraging Hortau’s cloud-based platform, users can also receive alerts and alarm notifications by text or email when key events take place. The platform also allows for exporting historical data logging for analysis of water and energy conservation.

“It’s been a great partnership with Yardney because they’re constantly trying to innovate and push their product line forward,” said Jocelyn Boudreau, Hortau CEO and co-founder. “Pushing field data to the cloud, whether it’s for irrigation management or filtration purposes, is becoming more and more critical as farming operations grow and finding quality labor becomes harder. Growers are constantly on the move, driving from one ranch to another, so having access to their field data from anywhere is a real time-saver.”

To learn more about Hortau’s demos and grower seminars at World Ag Expo, visit hortau.com/worldag. To set up a media interview, contact Hortau at (805) 545-5994, ext. 358 or media@

Learn more about Yardney’s systems at yardneyfilters.com or by calling 1-800-854-4788.


Hortau, a global leader in wireless, web-based irrigation management systems, was founded in 2002 by two agriculturally minded entrepreneurs, Dr. Jean Caron, agronomist, Ph.D in Soil Physics, and Jocelyn Boudreau, agricultural engineer, M.Sc. in Soil Physics.

Hortau’s patented, irrigation management solutions help growers detect crop stress, ensuring optimal growth while reducing water use, energy consumption and nutrient loss.

Hortau has offices, representatives and technicians throughout the U.S. and Canada. Learn more at hortau.com.


Yardney Water Management Systems, Inc. is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of water filtration equipment. It is the pioneer of sand media filtration in the agriculture industry and sells into the Agriculture, Golf & Turf and Industrial markets. The company operates under two state-of-the-art facilities under a total 100,000 square feet research, design and manufacturing facilities at its headquarters in Riverside, Calf. USA

All Yardney products are manufactured in the United States with secondary warehousing facilities located in strategic market locations in the U.S. and abroad. Learn more at yardneyfilters.com.