TAG: WaterSense

EPA touts a decade of WaterSense savings

July 13, 2016By

Since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) WaterSense program was launched in June 2006, WaterSense-labeled products have helped Americans reduce their water use by 1.5 trillion gallons of water, the EPA reports. That’s more than the amount needed to supply every household in California with water for a year. WaterSense and its more than 1,700 organizational partners, including the Irrigation... read more

EPA honors Toro with WaterSense award

October 9, 2015By

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) honored the Toro Co. with its 2015 WaterSense Partner of the Year award. Toro was recognized at the WaterSmart Innovations Conference in Las Vegas on Oct. 8. “We are so appreciative of, and continually impressed by, our WaterSense partners’ dedication to making water efficiency a priority,” said Ellen Gilinsky, EPA Office of Water senior policy... read more

2015 WaterSense award entries accepted through April 3

March 6, 2015By

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is accepting applications for the 2015 WaterSense Partner of the Year awards through April 3. All applicants must have partnered with WaterSense prior to Jan. 1. This year, the WaterSense program opened the awards up to utilities, government entities, manufacturers, retailers, builders, nonprofit organizations and professional partners. New this year, EPA also has added a... read more

IA slates 3 webinar series for 2015

March 3, 2015By

The Irrigation Association (IA) scheduled out three webinar series for 2015, targeting turf/landscape and agriculture segments. Details for each are as follows. Bringing Water to Life Returning for free for a third year, the Bringing Water to Life series will address issues that affect the agricultural and landscape segments of the irrigation industry. Attendees can earn one continuing education unit... read more

ICC, ASABE unveil landscape irrigation sprinkler standard

October 17, 2014By

The International Code Council (ICC) and the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) released a new American National Standards Institute (ANSI) consensus standard—the ASABE/ICC 802-2014 Landscape Irrigation Sprinkler and Emitter Standard
—to classify sprinkler and drip irrigation systems, set uniform testing procedures and establish minimum design and performance requirements for commercial and residential landscape irrigation components. “For the first time, the... read more

HydroPoint named WaterSense Manufacturer Partner of the Year

October 15, 2014By

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency bestowed the 2014 WaterSense Manufacturer Partner of the Year award to HydroPoint Data Systems, marking the first time a smart irrigation manufacturer has won the award. The recognition came at the WaterSmart Innovations conference in Las Vegas, held Oct. 7 to Oct. 10. “We’re honored to be the first smart irrigation manufacturer to receive this... read more