TAG: Smart Irrigation Month

IA gears up for Smart Irrigation Month, Irrigation Technology Tuesday

June 27, 2018By

Advancing its mission of “promoting efficient irrigation,” the Irrigation Association (IA) will once again celebrate July as Smart Irrigation Month. In its 14th year, Smart Irrigation Month serves as the showcase month to promote the social, economic and environmental benefits of efficient irrigation technologies, products and services in agriculture, landscape and turf irrigation. The association will kick off Smart Irrigation... read more

IA launches irrigation curriculum for elementary schools

July 24, 2017By

The Irrigation Association (IA) launched its first elementary school lesson plan. Focusing on grades three through five, the curriculum’s activities were created to share with students the benefits of irrigation, including agriculture, landscape and its history. “This is an exciting initiative of the IA,” said Deborah Hamlin, CEO of IA. “Elementary school students need to understand that there is this... read more

Celebrating Smart Irrigation Month with watering tips and stats

July 11, 2017By
Illustrations: ©istock.com/RonFullHD/Sudowoodo

As Smart Irrigation Month enters its 13th year, efficient irrigation practices are as important as ever.   Illustrations: ©istock.com/RonFullHD/Sudowoodo read more

IA hosts new campaign to promote water-use efficiency

July 10, 2017By

To kick off Smart Irrigation Month, the Irrigation Association (IA) launched a Thunderclap crowdspeak campaign to promote water-use efficiency best practices. Thunderclap is a platform that allows an organization to promote a specific cause and increase its social reach through Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr. Individuals who join the IA Thunderclap campaign contribute by allowing their social media accounts to send... read more

Companies in the News: Ruppert revives landscape for The Children’s Home and more from Ecologel, Davey

July 13, 2016By

Ruppert Landscape and ABC2 News—WMAR Baltimore teamed up to revitalize the landscape of The Children’s Home in Catonsville, Md., June 30 as part of the “Built Upon a Dream” community service project. More than 100 Ruppert employees participated in the campus renovation, valued at $16,000 in time and materials and 200 man-hours. Volunteers planted 500 perennials and 85 shrubs at The Children’s Home, which provides “safe,... read more

Irrigation Association names July Smart Irrigation Month

July 6, 2016By

The Irrigation Association (IA) has once again named July Smart Irrigation Month. First launched in 2005, the Smart Irrigation Month initiative was designed to increase public awareness about the value of water-use efficiency. “The Irrigation Association is doing more this year to promote efficient irrigation during Smart Irrigation Month than ever before,” said IA’s CEO Deborah Hamlin. “Through efforts ranging from advocacy, public affairs, social media and... read more