TAG: water management

Irritrol RS1000 Wireless RainSensor

February 3, 2016By

Taking water management to the next level, Irritrol’s proven RainSensor Series makes watering in the rain a mistake of the past. The reliable wireless rain sensors conserve water by preventing irrigation during or after sufficient rainfall. With its compact design and host of convenient features, the RainSensor Series is the perfect compliment to any standard controller. Features: Wireless model Constant... read more

Framing water management

September 20, 2015By
Photos: Smart Water Management

One irrigation pro says selling water management on ROI is not the best approach. When I started my business I thought return on investment (ROI) was the best way to frame water management. But I quickly learned that’s not how it works in the property management world. Why? Bigger numbers sound, look and feel better. These are the same numbers... read more

NASA data show the world is running out of water

June 17, 2015By

According to the Washington Post, new NASA satellite data show the world’s largest underground aquifers are being depleted at unsustainable rates. Aquifers are underground water reserves, which serve as a source of fresh water for hundreds of millions of people. In various locations, including India, China, the U.S. and more, 21 of the world’s 37 largest aquifers have passed their... read more

Considering converting to drip?

November 7, 2014By

Suppliers weigh in… “Maintenance on a dripline system is a piece of cake. There are no nozzles or rotors to get out of adjustment.  No need to worry about foot traffic kicking over sprinklers. The only fear customers have is that when the dripline is buried they won’t know something is wrong until a plant is suffering.”          —Mauricio Troche, director of... read more

Banyan Water tallies 1.25 billion gallons of water saved

August 20, 2014By

Banyan Water reached a company milestone, saving commercial and institutional clients 1.25 billion gallons of water. That amount, which the smart water management firm has accrued since its inception in 2011, is enough to supply 160,000 homes for a month. “Water efficiency has a positive impact on our clients’ bottom lines, their communities and the environment,” said Gillan Taddune, CEO for Banyan... read more

Firestone Specialty Products: Water Management Solutions

June 4, 2013By

The new Water Management Solutions customizable product line is comprised of the Firestone EPIC Chamber (pictured), a drainage and irrigation system that use a natural passive process to manage and direct water resources; the Firestone EPIC Pan Sheet, corrugated plastic flat sheets that are assembled on-site for ease of installation; the Firestone EPIC Pan, an alternative to the pan sheet;... read more