Aug. 23 2019
Conserva Irrigation, Richmond, Virginia, has made Inc. magazine’s list of the fastest growing companies in America. Conserva Irrigation is No. 2099 on the annual Inc. 5000 list, a rankin
Aug. 19 2019
Gregory Dougherty K-Rain Manufacturing, Riviera Beach, Florida, has appointed Gregory Dougherty, product manager brand development, to the position of director of sales, North America. Dougherty
Aug. 16 2019
Irrigation contractors in California may be hearing the old reggae song “Pressure Drop” by Toots and the Maytals playing in their heads. If they are, it’s because the state has officiall
Aug. 16 2019
It seems like every day there’s some shiny new gizmo that promises to revolutionize our lives, streamline our businesses and take 30 pounds off our bellies overnight. But at the same tim
July 29 2019
Myth: If a circuit has continuity, a valve should work electrically. You’d think that’d be sound logic — but think again. This reasoning isn’t sound at all. I am sure you might
July 25 2019
The California Water Efficiency Partnership, Sacramento California and Washington, D.C., previously known as the California Urban Water Conservation Council, recently announced its new leadership team
July 22 2019
A new study, published in Nature Sustainability, looks at more than half a century of well depth trends to gain new insights into their management. According to a summary of the report, publish
July 22 2019
Ruppert Landscape, Laytonsville, Maryland, has hired Scott Schoffstall as regional irrigation manager in the company’s landscape management division. Schoffstall graduated from Old Dominion Univers
July 15 2019
Conserva Irrigation, Richmond, Virginia, has announced it has achieved significant growth in the first half of 2019, signing eight new franchise and expansion deals. Now operating in more than 8
July 15 2019
We all remember the news reports of the devastating wildfires that ravaged California last year. Some people lost everything, their homes and everything in them, as the fires ripped throug
July 12 2019
Contractors and organizations that have built water-saving and sustainable projects have a chance to be recognized with the Water and Sustainability Innovation Award this year. Ewing Irrigatio
July 11 2019
The Irrigation Association, Fairfax, Virginia, has announced the recipients of its annual awards. These awards honor those who have made significant contributions to the irrigation industr
July 10 2019
Warren Gorowitz will join Hunter Industries, San Marcos, California, on August 12, 2019, after two and a half decades at Ewing Irrigation and Landscape Supply, Phoenix. Gorowitz most recen
July 8 2019
A recent study conducted by researchers at the University of British Columbia has found that Alberta, Canada, is embracing cutting-edge, alternative storm water management technologies
July 8 2019
Photo: Wimbledon Running through a sprinkler on a warm day is a great way to cool down, unless you’re in the middle of a match at the world’s most famous tennis tournament. An un
July 4 2019
A $95 sprinkler system inspection ended up costing a Temple, Texas woman $9,000. This misunderstanding was the subject of a news story on KCEN-TV. Shirley Osenga told a reporter for the stat
July 1 2019
Scientists have identified a huge reservoir of relatively fresh water off the east coast of the United States (marked with yellow hatches). Solid yellow or white lines with triangles show ship tracks
June 24 2019
While searching for components for a bathroom remodel, I fell in love with a vessel-type sink. Unlike a traditional sink, it sits atop the vanity like a bowl. I thought I’d told the contractor how
June 17 2019
Munro, Grand Junction, Colorado, a manufacturer of pumps, pump controls, and pump stations for the turf irrigation market, is pleased to announce the acquisition of FloWater Irrigation. Enginee
June 17 2019
From a Texas ranch home to a 50-story Chicago high-rise, drip irrigation sustains unique landscapes of all shapes and sizes