TAG: IA

Up to date: A preview of the updated Certified Irrigation Contractor exam

December 12, 2018By
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To remain fresh and relevant to the changing industry, the Irrigation Association (IA) Certification Board has updated the exam content outline for the landscape Certified Irrigation Contractor (CIC) exam. The revised exam will launch during the 2018 Irrigation Show and Education Conference taking place Dec. 3-7 in Long Beach, Calif. “It’s important to perform exam updates to keep the test... read more

Irrigation Association welcomes water infrastructure bill signed into law

October 31, 2018By

America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018—legislation that was supported by the Irrigation Association (IA)—was signed into law on Oct. 23 Included in America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 is the congressional authorization of the WaterSense program. A priority of the IA, this issue was a top focus during legislative fly-ins and grassroots advocacy efforts, according to IA. “We are excited... read more

Nomination process now open for 2019 irrigation awards

October 11, 2018By

The Irrigation Association and Irrigation Foundation opened the nomination process for the 2019 awards program. These awards recognize both individuals and projects that set the standard for making significant contributions to the advancement of the irrigation industry. “Each year, I am excited to see the nominations for all of our awards,” said IA CEO and Foundation Executive Director Deborah Hamlin.... read more

Irrigation Association to launch updated certification exam

October 4, 2018By

The Irrigation Association (IA) Certification Board will launch the revised landscape certified irrigation exam during the 2018 Irrigation Show & Education Conference in Long Beach, Calif., Dec. 3-7. “This updated exam reflects the IA Certification Board’s efforts to keep IA certification exams fresh and relevant to the changing industry,” said IA CEO Deborah Hamlin. “The IA conducts job analyses to... read more

Irrigation Association bestows Industry Achievement and Excellence in Education awards

September 5, 2018By

The Irrigation Association (IA) awarded Jim Klauzer the 2018 Industry Achievement Award. The IA’s highest honor, the Industry Achievement Award was established in 1966 and recognizes an individual whose career demonstrates outstanding contributions to the advancement of the irrigation industry and its products and programs, according to the IA. Klauzer is a sales agronomist with Clearwater Supply in Ontario, Ore., where... read more

Registration opens for 2018 Irrigation Association’s Fly-in event

February 2, 2018By

The Irrigation Association (IA) opened registration for the 2018 Irrigation Association Washington, D.C., Fly-in on March 6-7. The event, beginning at 8:30 a.m. on March 6 and ending at 5:00 p.m. on March 7, will be held in conjunction with the National Ground Water Association and the Water Quality Association during the Water Resources Congressional Summit. According to IA, this... read more