Tag: irrigation controller

An irrigation controller is a device to operate automatic irrigation systems such as lawn sprinklers and drip irrigation systems. Most controllers have a means of setting the frequency of irrigation, the start time, and the duration of watering.

Optimizing Irrigation

Optimizing Irrigation

Commercial growers, property managers, and landscapers can attest to how sophisticated and beneficial irrigation monitoring has become in terms of optimizing water consumption and plant growth, and maximizing operational profitability. Two examples from California—where much of the nation’s food supply is produced but where water availability remains a critical public

Optimizing Irrigation

Optimizing Irrigation

Commercial growers, property managers, and landscapers can attest to how sophisticated and beneficial irrigation monitoring has become in terms of optimizing water consumption and plant growth, and maximizing operational profitability. Two examples from California—where much of the nation’s food supply is produced but where water availability remains a critical public

Saving Water With Smart Irrigation

Saving Water With Smart Irrigation

For four years, the state of California has experienced severe drought conditions, a situation predicted to continue “for the foreseeable future,” according to Governor Jerry Brown’s recent emergency proclamation, which calls for action from the State Water Resources Control Board and local water suppliers to “prevent waste and unreasonable use

Kanye and the Dry, Dry West

Kanye and the Dry, Dry West

Today I am turning my blog over to Todd Brehe, a product manager for AquaHawk alerting, who looks at certain kinds of California drought stories that show up in the mainstream media to see if they are presenting the problem in a meaningful light. Are multimillionaires who continue to water

Saving Irrigation Water the Smart Way

Saving Irrigation Water the Smart Way

For four years, the state of California has experienced severe drought conditions, a situation predicted to continue “for the foreseeable future,” according
to Governor Jerry Brown’s recent emergency proclamation, which calls for action from the State Water Resources Control Board and local water suppliers to “prevent waste and unreasonable use

WaterSense 2014 Partners of the Year

WaterSense 2014 Partners of the Year

On October 9, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) honored the 2014 WaterSense Partners of the Year during the WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition in Las Vegas, NV. WaterSense also recognized its first two-time winner in the Sustained Excellence category and five additional partners demonstrating excellence in other areas. The

Water Consultants Keep an Eye on the Flow

Water Consultants Keep an Eye on the Flow

One of the most pervasive sets of challenges for many water utilities, particularly those in regions with limited water supply, is finding ways to: reduce water usage, supplement existing supplies with new sources, and implement reuse of existing sources. Cutting Usage Tim Malooly, CIC, CLiA, CID, and president of Water

How Smart Is Your Watering?

How Smart Is Your Watering?

One of the talking points David Zoldoske, director of the Center for Irrigation Technology at California State University, Fresno (CSU Fresno), took away from a recent smart water innovation conference is that “everything has been done inside: low-flush toilets, low-flow showers. . . .” Potential water savings are now outside,

WaterSense Partners of the Year

WaterSense Partners of the Year

Nationwide, thousands of WaterSense partners work collaboratively to drive innovation in manufacturing, educate consumers, and transform the market for water efficiency. By producing and promoting WaterSense labeled products, new homes, and programs, these partners have helped save Americans 487 billion gallons of water and $8.9 billion in water and energy

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