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  • Irrigation Foundation scholarship program awards 21 students

    April 5, 2019By

    Twenty-one winners have been announced for the 2019 Irrigation Foundation scholarship program. The student recipients, who are enrolled in associate, bachelor’s and graduate degree programs with an irrigation focus, will receive scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $2,500. The annual program has awarded 57 students across the nation since it began three years ago. The 2019 recipients are: Forrest Beasley – Mississippi... read more

    NDS releases mobile app for drainage solutions

    April 3, 2019By
    Drainage app (Photo: NDS)

    NDS launched a mobile app called Stormwater Drainage Tools. The new app can calculate stormwater runoff and determine requirements for implementing a variety of drainage solutions. “Our mobile app provides an easy and quick way for determining the amount of water draining from a property and the various ways water can be efficiently stored or managed,” said Sharon Vessels, vice... read more

    Water World: A well-watered resting place

    April 3, 2019By
    Chattanooga Cemetery (Photo: Dan Stacey)

    Location: Chattanooga, Tenn. Company: Landscape Services Inc. Installing an irrigation system is never an easy undertaking. Add a cemetery to the mix, and not only do you have to dig trenches around the usual water lines and tree roots, but you also have to avoid gravesites. That’s what Landscape Services Inc. (LSI) did when it installed a new irrigation system... read more

    SiteOne expands branch network with Atlantic Irrigation acquisition

    March 27, 2019By
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    SiteOne Landscape Supply acquired Atlantic Irrigation. Started in 1976, Atlantic is headquartered in Portland, Maine. The acquisition expands SiteOne’s reach with an added 33 locations across 13 states in the Eastern U.S. and two provinces in Eastern Canada. Atlantic is a distributor of irrigation, lighting, drainage and landscaping equipment. Doug Black, SiteOne chairman and CEO, says the company is looking... read more

    Conserva Irrigation expands in Florida

    March 27, 2019By

    Conserva Irrigation signed four franchise agreements that will expand the brand’s presence in the Sunshine State. In 2018, Conserva started its rapid expansion into Florida, and with new franchise locations in West Palm Beach, Orlando, Brevard County, Jacksonville and St. Augustine, the company now has more than 86 territories in the U.S. “While we have our sights set on aggressive... read more

    Experts’ Tips: Determine irrigation pumps proper balance

    March 22, 2019By
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    How to determine the proper balance between a pump’s flow rate and pressure read more