TAG: Smart Irrigation Month

Celebrating Smart Irrigation Month with watering tips and stats

July 11, 2017By
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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

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