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TAG: water efficiency

Water World: Control the flow

February 14, 2022By
Photo: O’Connell Landscape Maintenance

To reduce water usage and utility costs, OLM replaced the existing irrigation controllers and installed 40 Hunter ACC Module smart controllers. read more

Water World: Saving water in San Diego

September 23, 2020By
Irrigation project (Photo: Michael Derewenko, Jain Irrigation)

An irrigation project, completed by LandscapesUSA, that helped save Tanabe Research Center in San Diego on its water bill. read more

Toro kicks off new initiative to promote water efficiency

July 17, 2018By

The Toro Co. is launching its Land. Water. Thrive. initiative, a new campaign designed to help improve water use efficiency, enhance outdoor environments and green spaces and educate on sustainable agricultural practices. Over a two-year period, The Toro Foundation will contribute up to $1 million in grants to nonprofits in the global communities with the Greenspace Enhancement Grant program. The... read more

Toro receives EPA’s WaterSense award

April 26, 2018By

The Toro Co. was awarded WaterSense certification by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its range of 570Z Series sprayheads with built-in pressure regulation. “As responsible stewards of water, we are excited for our 570Z Series products to have been proven to help our customers save water,” said Orion Goe, Toro’s marketing manager for residential and commercial irrigation. “This WaterSense... read more

A group effort: How organizations are teaming up to promote efficient water management

August 4, 2017By
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Partnerships among agencies that focus on efficient water management are more important than ever. Water shortages continue to impact states throughout the country, a fact that Mary Ann Dickinson, president and CEO of the Alliance for Water Efficiency, says should concern everyone. Even states that are typically considered to be water rich are experiencing scarcity issues due to the stress... read more

How pumps can improve water efficiency

October 17, 2016By
tides change Public awareness about water scarcity drives irrigation pump trends.

Pump station trends reflect a need to manage water efficiently and monitor results. Pump stations—often referred to as the hardest-working components of an irrigation system—are designed to pressurize water from supply sources such as ponds, wells, lakes, ravines and storage tanks and direct it to irrigation systems on residential, commercial and agricultural properties. Often working hand-in-hand with irrigation controllers, pump... read more