Nov. 19 2018
Two of the biggest manufacturers of irrigation products, Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply, Phoenix, and Hunter Industries, San Marcos, California, are teaming up to make it easy for peopl
Nov. 16 2018
In Austin, Texas, the emergency water use restrictions that were put in place on Oct. 22 are now over, and customers can water outdoors again, including once-per-week watering, according to an a
Nov. 6 2018
Rachio, Denver, maker of smart sprinkler controllers, has announced the appointments of Sarah Heitzman as chief revenue officer and Julie Reeves as chief marketing officer. “We are thrilled t
Oct. 30 2018
Weathermatic, a Dallas-based landscape industry leader in smart irrigation technology, has announced the acquisition of certain assets and substantially all of the intellectual property from Signature
Oct. 27 2018
Marwan Madi, a junior at the University of Texas at Austin, is helping the campus reduce its water use by millions of gallons every year, according to an article on KXAN.com. Madi is working wit
Oct. 26 2018
Irrigation controllers, for example. The days of electromechanical time-based irrigation controllers like the Rain Bird RC-7 are certainly in the past. When these controllers first came out, they were
Oct. 23 2018
An extreme drought that depleted half of Utah's reservoirs has prompted Gov. Gary Herbert to declare a state of emergency, according to a weather.com article. The declaration means drought-affected c
Oct. 21 2018
The San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District in California has approved a plan to pay the East Valley Water District $173 per acre-foot of recycled wastewater used to recharge San Bernardino gro
Oct. 21 2018
The city of San Diego is offering money-saving ways for water customers to conserve water. According to an article on the Times of San Diego website, the Public Utilities Department provides rebates t
Oct. 8 2018
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) honored 20 water utilities, manufacturers, builders, and organizations for protecting the environment by creating and promoting WaterSense labeled
Oct. 2 2018
The Irrigation Association, Fairfax, Virginia, has announced the entries in its annual New Product Contest. A record number of at least 60 new irrigation, lighting and specialty products have been ent
Oct. 1 2018
Telecommunications firm AT&T, Dallas, is helping Mooresville, North Carolina-based home improvement giant, Lowe's achieve its company-wide commitment to environmental stewardship. Lowe's uses Hy
Oct. 1 2018
Dan Carrothers, FMC, Project EverGreen board president; Cindy Code, Project EverGreen executive director; Elliot Anderson, Elliot’s Lawn Service; William Krammer, Krammer’s Lawn Care
Oct. 1 2018
Shutterstock A water treatment plant in Tucson, Arizona had to be shut down following the discovery that it had been sending contaminated water to thousands of downtown, west and north side resid
Oct. 1 2018
Dilution Solutions, with corporate offices in Clearwater, Florida, has named Dennis Hyde as a National Sales Manager - Irrigation. Hyde brings extensive experience in the irrigation and plant m
Sept. 20 2018
If you’re the betting type, bet on smart irrigation. The market for it is booming, according to a new research report. According to the report entitled "Smart Irrigation Market by System T
Sept. 11 2018
Jain Irrigation Inc., Fresno, California, has announced its acquisition of Novato, California-based ETwater, an innovator of intelligent irrigation technology and in the vanguard for the creation of t
Sept. 6 2018
Some of these smart controllers had a bit of a learning curve, so some homeowners and caretakers of commercial properties set them back to being “dumb” timers again, irrigating by the clock,
Aug. 30 2018
Shutterstock There may be some budding irrigation contractors coming up in Alabama. A story published in the Hartselle Enquirer says that a group of kids enrolled in preengineering an
Aug. 17 2018
Conserva Irrigation, the Richmond, Virginia-based national outdoor irrigation company founded on the concept of water conservation, celebrated the one-year mark since launching its national fr