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  • Jain Irrigation acquires ETwater

    September 11, 2018By

    Jain Irrigation acquired ETwater. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The transaction will close shortly after certain customary conditions are met. “Jain is the technology leader for irrigation monitoring and control, and we are thrilled to have ETwater join our family,” said Aric Olson, president of Jain Irrigation. “After several successful irrigation technology acquisitions, the addition of ETwater, the... read more

    K-Rain unveils new irrigation controller

    September 10, 2018By

    K-Rain Manufacturing released the Pro-LC irrigation controller, the newest addition to its line of controllers. “Designed for residential and light commercial applications, the Pro-LC is an affordable, conventional controller with the features and benefits of more costly irrigation controllers,” said Chip Kah, president of K-Rain. Features of the controller include: Full-program display that highlights watering days, number of start days,... read more

    Making a splash

    September 10, 2018By
    Trevor Lively Project Photo (Photo: Blue Jay Sprinkler Systems)

    When Bruce Lively founded Blue Jay Lawn Care in 1982, offering irrigation services was not even on his radar. The company was little more than a grass mowing endeavor, run by a high school kid. That all changed for the London, Ontario-based company when Bruce Lively attended the Landscape Ontario trade show in 1986 and stumbled across a small back-corner... read more

    Irrigation Association bestows Industry Achievement and Excellence in Education awards

    September 5, 2018By

    The Irrigation Association (IA) awarded Jim Klauzer the 2018 Industry Achievement Award. The IA’s highest honor, the Industry Achievement Award was established in 1966 and recognizes an individual whose career demonstrates outstanding contributions to the advancement of the irrigation industry and its products and programs, according to the IA. Klauzer is a sales agronomist with Clearwater Supply in Ontario, Ore., where... read more

    Ewing opens first New Jersey location

    August 27, 2018By

    Ewing Irrigation and Landscape Supply opened its first location in New Jersey in the city of West Berlin. Ewing West Berlin is the third location the supplier has opened in the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic region this year, joining stores in Gaithersburg, Md., and Ronkonkoma, N.Y. The store is the exclusive distributor of Rain Bird golf products in New Jersey. “We really are... read more

    Conserva Irrigation franchise expands, celebrates 1-year mark

    August 21, 2018By

    Conserva Irrigation celebrated the one-year mark since launching its national franchise with the signing of five new franchise agreements and three expansion contracts, totaling 52 territories across the country. “Our team is thrilled to see the outstanding progress and nationwide growth Conserva Irrigation has experienced throughout the past year,” said Russ Jundt, founder of Conserva Irrigation. “The accomplishments we’ve achieved... read more