TAG: American Society of Irrigation Consultants

ASIC names 2015 Excellence in Irrigation Award winners

May 21, 2015By

The American Society of Irrigation Consultants (ASIC) bestowed its 2015 Excellence in Irrigation Awards to Ken Merboth of Water Scape and Bob Scott of Irrigation Consultant Services. Merboth won the award in the residential category, while Scott won it in the golf category. Merboth’s team designed a system that reduced water by 50 percent over the existing irrigation system and... read more

Staying current

May 14, 2015By

Revised irrigation best practices focus on sustainability, technology and communication. The irrigation industry is constantly evolving, whether it’s with the release of new equipment or sustainable practices. To provide updated information for landscape irrigation contractors’ changing needs, the Irrigation Association (IA) and American Society of Irrigation Consultants (ASIC) released a new version of their Landscape Irrigation Best Management Practices (BMPs)... read more

ASIC dubs Doug Macdonald FASIC

April 15, 2015By

American Society of Irrigation Consultants (ASIC) named a new ASIC Fellow (FASIC)—Doug Macdonald, vice president of Aqua Engineering in Fort Collins, Colo. Since the ASIC’s formation in 1970, only 11 individuals have been designated FASIC, including Macdonald. The honor is bestowed to ASIC members in recognition of their contributions to the profession of irrigation consulting. From irrigation design to alternative... read more

ASIC honors Stephen Smith, Linda Davis

March 24, 2015By

The American Society of Irrigation Consultants (ASIC) is bestowing two prestigious awards at its annual conference April 25-27 in Minneapolis. Stephen Smith, Ph.D., will receive the ASIC Roy Williams Memorial Award, and Linda Davis will be awarded the ASIC 2015 Sam Tobey Lifetime Achievement Award. Owner of Wade Water Photography and Buena Vida Farm in Fort Collins, Colo., Smith has... read more

Vinchesi, Lynch named ASIC Fellows

June 23, 2014By

The American Society of Irrigation Consultants (ASIC), named two ASIC Fellows (FASIC) at its annual conference in Portland, Ore.: Irrigation consultants Brian Vinchesi with Irrigation Consulting, in Pepperell, Mass., and Brendan Lynch, with Lynch & Associates, in Annapolis, Md. Vinchesi and Lynch join a group of irrigation practitioners recognized for their leadership, professionalism and commitment to independent irrigation development, design... read more

IA, ASIC release revised Landscape Irrigation BMPs

April 3, 2014By

The Irrigation Association (IA) and the American Society of Irrigation Consultants (ASIC) released a new version of their Landscape Irrigation Best Management Practices (BMP) for system owners, irrigation consultants, irrigation designers, contractors, water managers and irrigation system maintenance personnel. Based on feedback from irrigation designers, consultants, contractors and water managers, the updated BMPs reflect sound engineering practices, emerging technologies and recommended... read more