Water World

Water World: Up to the challenge

August 12, 2019By
Green wall (Photo: Raimondi Horticultural Group)

Location: White Plains, N.Y. Company: Raimondi Horticultural Group The client wished to interpret an artist’s rendering, displayed as a conceptual drawing in the building lobby, and create an area for tenant and public enjoyment. The stakes were particularly high for the company, since a previous vendor had attempted — and failed at — the green wall installation. Challenges included selecting... read more

Water World: Meijer mishap

June 26, 2019By
Photo: Greg Winchel

Winchel Irrigation installed a new system during construction at new commercial site and encountered a few hiccups along the way 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

Water World: Water-saving success

May 13, 2019By
Irrigation technology (Photo: Deborah Harkins, HydroPoint)

Location: Palo Alto, Calif. Company: Gachina Landscape Management A well-planned irrigation system is never more important than during a drought. With water conservation in mind, Gachina Landscape Management renovated Oak Creek Apartments’ irrigation system. It was California’s worst drought in decades, but the Gachina team helped Oak Creek take advantage of a $50,000 rebate from the Santa Clara Valley Water... 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

Water World: Balanced approach

February 11, 2019By
Kemper Lakes parking lot (Photo: Gayle Kruckenburg and Bryland Photography)

Location: Lake Zurich, Ill. Company: Balanced Environments The Kemper Lakes Business Center is a multitenant corporate campus surrounded by 150 acres of grounds, all of which are managed by Balanced Environments. The company took over the landscape contract for the property in 2017, when a new management company took over the campus. “Irrigation on this site is crazy,” says Gayle... read more