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  • July pegged as Smart Irrigation Month for 2019

    June 12, 2019By

    The Irrigation Association (IA) once again selected July as Smart Irrigation Month for 2019 with the theme “Smart Irrigation in Action.”  read more

    Water World: On the grid

    June 3, 2019By
    Photo: The Fransen Group

    Alex Fransen shares details of the drip-on-grid irrigation system for the green roof at the University of Louisville’s Novak Center for Children’s Health. read more

    Irrigation Association implements new smart water technology awards

    May 29, 2019By

    The Irrigation Association announced two new Smart Water Application Technologies (SWAT) awards aimed to recognize water providers for spearheading efforts to conserve water through stakeholder engagement, education and programs that promote efficiencies in outdoor water use. The SWAT awards will annually recognize water providers with two awards: Outstanding Industry Partnership Award, which recognizes efforts to increase partnerships with landscape and/or... read more

    Irrigation Foundation now accepting Irrigation E3 applications

    May 29, 2019By

    The Irrigation Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2019 Irrigation E3 program. Students and faculty are encouraged to apply and take advantage of the unique opportunities available only at the annual Irrigation Show and Education Week. The program provides students and educators with exposure, experience and education in the irrigation industry. Winners receive an education and travel award for... read more

    Tailored technology for irrigation

    May 22, 2019By
    SMART STUFF Smart Rain was developed to serve a growing need for increased water conservation and better water management. It allows for remote management and tech support. Photo: LawnButler

    Rudy Larsen says the goal of his irrigation technology business, Smart Rain, is to bring landscapers and property owners more water management capabilities. read more

    Irrigation innovation through software

    May 16, 2019By
    Implementing software reduced irrigation maintenance checks from a three- to four-week process to a task that takes a day. Photo: Ken Saieh

    If you can’t find the right software for your company’s irrigation management, getting inventive might be the next step to take. read more