June 12 2013
Once upon a time, smart irrigation control was a hard sell. Property owners, grounds managers and homeowners associations didn't see a need for it. "Why
June 12 2013
Once upon a time, smart irrigation control was a hard sell. Property owners, grounds managers and homeowners associations didn't see a need for it. "Why
May 15 2013
Water. It’s vital to all life. Humans, plants and animals can’t live without it. But the problem is, it’s getting scarcer. And, in
April 16 2013
Remember The Flintstones? The “Modern Stone-Age Family” that powered their cars with their feet and used dinosaurs as power tools? That
March 14 2013
There’s a low, rumbling sound off in the distance. Can you hear it? That’s momentum building. It’s the sound of something caged that
Feb. 15 2013
It’s no secret that smart controllers are the future of irrigation. Increasingly, that future is now. Smart water, smart irrigation—whatever
Jan. 14 2013
No matter what our occupation, there are some tasks within it that we enjoy, and some we don’t. The tasks we like are usually the things we’re
Dec. 13 2012
When Hurricane Sany tore through the East Coast during the last week of October, it left so much damage in its wake that the total tab, when it’s
Dec. 13 2012
Once upon a time, there was little need for smart irrigation. Water was plentiful, falling from the sky at regular intervals. Oh, there might be a dry
Nov. 16 2012
IN OUR MOBILE SOCIETY, IT’S NOT UNCOMMON for people to move from a location with year-round warmth, like California, to a location in upstate New
Sept. 19 2012
It’s making headlines every day: “Drought conditions turn green lawns brown.” “Crop failures expected.” Some 66 percent
Aug. 17 2012
The voicemails you hear when you arrive at your office in the morning may vary, but the message is the same.... “Hi. There’s a big wet spot
July 17 2012
Gone are the days when there was so much work out there that if you didn’t get one job, you got another. Also gone are the times when you made
June 15 2012
Irrigation is a proven revenue stream—no pun intended—for those in the landscape business. However, irrigation isn’t as simple as locating
May 15 2012
There was a time—and it’s actually not that long ago—when irrigation systems were turned on and off by hand. For those who have come
April 19 2012
Drip irrigation is no longer the new kid on the block. In a region of the world where rainfall is the subject of prayer and water more precious than crude
March 16 2012
In May Of 2000, residents living around the subdivision in Pineville, North Carolina, known as Walden Pointe discovered that their drinking water had
Feb. 15 2012
You might think this is a pipe dream, but it’s reality for the growing number of landscape contractors and irrigation specialists who also provide
Jan. 16 2012
Reactivation, inspection, tuneup, evaluation, system turn-on—no matter what terminology is used, irrigation systems are routinely evaluated for proper
Dec. 9 2011
The EPA’s WaterSense program announced today that irrigation controllers will soon be the first outdoor product eligible to earn the WaterSense label