TAG: Irrigation Association

IA award nominations being accepted until Jan. 31

January 9, 2019By

Each year, the Irrigation Association (IA) and the Irrigation Foundation present awards to honor individuals and projects that have made — and continue to make — significant contributions toward the advancement of the industry. Nominations for these awards are due by Jan. 31. The awards open for nomination include the following: The Industry Achievement Award. This award, which is the... read more

IA and California Agriculture Irrigation Association join forces

December 18, 2018By

The Irrigation Association (IA) and the California Agricultural Irrigation Association (CAIA) entered into a formal partnership, focused on promoting efficient irrigation throughout California, with the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU). “Strengthening our partnerships with state and local organizations was a focus of my tenure as president of the Irrigation Association,” said Warren Gorowitz, the IA’s immediate past president. “It’s... read more

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 recognized New Product Contest winners

December 11, 2018By

The Irrigation Association (IA) revealed the winners of the 2018 New Product Contest at the Irrigation Show and Education Conference. Fifty-eight new products and technologies were entered in five categories. Products were evaluated based on innovation, design quality, increased water and resource-use efficiency, ease of use and product life expectancy, according to the IA. Contest judges were experienced professionals with... read more

2018 Irrigation Show and Education Conference

December 3, 2018By

The 2018 Irrigation Show and Education Conference will take place in Long Beach, Calif., Dec. 3-7. Attendee registration is now open. Register by Nov. 1 to get the best price on education classes and registration. Housing is also open, and attendees can book their hotel online. Join nearly 5,000 irrigation professionals at this annual event celebrating the industry and providing... 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