Inside California’s drought

July 15, 2016 -  By

The Irrigation Association released its Drought Summit Report late last year. We break it down here.


IA’s tips for the landscaping industry:

  1. Adopt a model irrigation ordinance at the local level to increase irrigation efficiencies in newly installed commercial and residential landscape irrigation systems.
  2. Authorize the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense program and incentivize the use of WaterSense-labeled technologies and services.
  3. Invest in improving existing irrigation system efficiencies and management.
  4. Work to improve nation’s water infrastructure, including conveyance improvements and increased storage.

Source: All information comes from the Irrigation Association’s Drought Summit Report unless otherwise noted.

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Dillon Stewart graduated from Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, earning a Bachelor of Science in Online Journalism with specializations in business and political science. Stewart is a former associate editor of LM.

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