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TAG: irrigation contractors

How to successfully install irrigation systems

June 15, 2021By
Small adjustments to the system can be made once it’s up and running. (Photo courtesy of Hunter Industries)

Irrigation contractors can follow these steps before digging to ensure a clear plan that will allow their irrigation systems will be correctly installed. read more

‘Irrigation geek’ offers his words of wisdom on the industry and how to continually improve its reputation

April 12, 2018By

A lot has changed since Kurt Thompson entered the landscape and irrigation industry in the early 1980s. One thing that hasn’t changed is Thompson’s passion for proper irrigation and sustainable water use. “If you’re going to irrigate,” he says, “then do it with skill and knowledge of the system’s design, maintenance and management.” A self-proclaimed “irrigation geek,” Thompson was recently... read more

Keeping water on budget

April 14, 2015By
Photo: ©istock.com/denisenko

With water budgets, contractors can demonstrate and document good water stewardship. When it comes to sustainability, few people are under more pressure than irrigation contractors. With droughts drying up entire regions throughout the U.S., municipalities are mandating that property owners significantly reduce their water usage—or even stop irrigating their landscapes altogether. Coming up with those savings often falls on contractors’... read more