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Aussie teen invents award-winning sprinkler that only waters plants when they need it

This article was published by SBS Science in November 2016.

Sabiqul Hoque’s super sprinkler can detect not just soil moisture, but also weather conditions and even daylight.

A 15-year-old student from Sydney has received the top prize in the national Made By Me engineering competition for young inventors with his ‘smart’ sprinkler system, designed to make farmers’ lives easier and reduce water waste.

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