Hunter Hydrawise Switch

Before setting up the Hunter Hydrawise switches please follow the instructions for setting up the Hydrawise hub component.


Once you have enabled the hydrawise component, add the following to your configuration.yaml file:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
  - platform: hydrawise

Configuration Variables


(integer)(Optional)When manual watering is enabled this will determine the length of time in minutes that the irrigation zone will run. The allowed values are 5, 10, 15, 30, 45, or 60.

Default value: 15


(list)(Optional)Selects the set of switches that should be enabled on the frontend. Also sets the length of time a zone will run under manual control.

Default value: All switches are enabled.


Enables the Smart Watering features for this zone.


Enables the manual watering control for this zone.

Switch Operation

When auto_watering is on the irrigation zone will follow the Smart Watering schedule set through the Hydrawise mobile or web app. When the auto_watering switch is off the zone’s Smart Watering schedule is suspended for 1 year.

When manual_watering is on the zone will run for the amount of time set by watering_minutes.

# An example that enables all the switches, and sets the manual watering time to 20 minutes.
  - platform: hydrawise
    watering_minutes: 20
# An example that enables only the manual control switches.
  - platform: hydrawise
    monitored_conditions: manual_watering

Finish the configuration by visiting the Hydrawise binary sensor and Hydrawise sensor documentation.