TAG: Smart Irrigation Month

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

Toro launches water-savings educational website

July 13, 2015By

The Toro Co. launched WaterSmart.Toro.com, a new website to educate homeowners and businesses about options to save water. The launch of the site coincides with the Irrigation Association’s Smart Irrigation Month. The company says the site is centered on its belief that homeowners and businesses can save water and comply with mandates and regulations without removing their lawns. “Being a... read more

Rain Bird debuts “25 Ways” site

July 13, 2015By

In honor of the Irrigation Association’s Smart Irrigation Month campaign, Rain Bird expanded its “25 ways to save 25” program with 25ways.Rainbird.com, an educational site providing water-saving tips and resources for residential and commercial irrigation sites. Visitors to the newly expanded program website can explore water-saving ideas in four categories: residential, commercial, golf course and agriculture. The site serves as... read more

Celebrate July with a #SmartSelfie, IA says

July 2, 2015By

With July comes Smart Irrigation Month, a public awareness campaign launched in 2005 by the Irrigation Association (IA) to emphasize the importance of water-use efficiency. This year, the IA is asking irrigation and landscape professionals to help spread the word on social media. It also offers some free resources for pros on its website. “2015 marks the 10th year that... read more

IA dubs 2014 Smart Marketing Contest winners

November 4, 2014By

The Irrigation Association’s (IA’s) Smart Irrigation Month Committee named the winners of its 2014 Smart Marketing Contest, recognizing companies that demonstrate outstanding efforts to promote Smart Irrigation Month. This year’s contest winners were selected by a panel of judges based on messaging, quality, creativity and implementation of Smart Irrigation Month messaging in five categories: Small Dealer/Distributor: Irrigation-Mart (Ruston, La.) Large Dealer/Distributor: CPS... read more

Campaign to conserve water

July 2, 2014By

Smart irrigation proponents advocate for Smart Irrigation Month in 2014 and beyond. Jeremy Hunt was an early proponent of water conservation. As a student at the University of Nebraska in the early 1990s, he advised his then employer that promoting water efficiency was the only way for the irrigation industry to move forward and thrive. It’s a mindset he has... read more