TAG: Drip Irrigation

Water World: On the grid

May 16, 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

Rain Bird unveils new commercial drip control zone kit

April 17, 2018By

Rain Bird introduced a fully assembled 1.5-inch inline commercial drip control zone kit. It includes a 15-62 gpm flow rate to cover larger drip zones with fewer components. “Our new control zone kit provides contractors and specifiers with an all-in-one solution that delivers convenience and savings to large drip zone installations,” said Ivonne Meza, product manager for Rain Bird’s Landscape... read more

Beyond saving water: The evolution of drip irrigation

July 7, 2017By
Photo: Dig Corp

As drip irrigation technology evolves, pros embrace the benefits beyond saving water. In April, California’s governor officially declared the state’s nearly five-year-long drought to be over. While that news might be considered bad news for water conservation efforts, Rick Foster, principal product manager for drip irrigation for Rain Bird in Azusa, Calif., isn’t worried. “Even in places where it starts... read more

NDS shares key benefits of drip irrigation

June 29, 2016By

NDS, a manufacturer of drainage and stormwater management, landscape irrigation and flow management products and solutions, released a list of environmental and financial benefits of drip irrigation to celebrate the upcoming Smart Irrigation Month in July. “By utilizing drip irrigation methods in their gardens, flower beds and landscapes, home gardeners can deliver the exact amount of water needed at the right... read more

Netafim unveils Techline HCVXR

June 15, 2016By

Netafim USA expanded its Techline landscape dripline product catalogue with the addition of Techline HCVXR, featuring built-in root intrusion protection technology. Netafim’s Techline HCVXR infuses Cupron copper oxide directly into the mold of each emitter to provide a chemical-free, nontoxic root barrier for subsurface drip irrigation systems, the manufacturer said. Available in four flow rates and with a 15-year warranty... read more

Netafim USA partners with The Gardener Guy

August 20, 2015By

Netafim USA partnered with The Gardener Guy Paul James, former host of HGTV’s Gardening by the Yard, to produce a series of videos to educate homeowners about the benefits of drip irrigation, the company said. “The more I travel the country and talk to people about their lawn and gardens, the more I see that many common problems such as water... read more