Feb. 8 2021
Hunter Industries, San Marcos, California, is donating up to $5,000 to youth golf programs. Golf course professionals who visit the new Hunter Virtual Engagement Center between Feb. 2 and
Feb. 1 2021
Photo courtesy of Rain Bird The Irrigation Association, Fairfax, Virginia, mourns the death of an industry icon, Tony LaFetra. LaFetra was the president and CEO of Rain Bird Corporation, Az
Jan. 25 2021
DIG Corporation, Vista, California, a manufacturer of micro irrigation products and alternative powered irrigation controllers, has opened a new 55,000-square-foot distribution center. The
Jan. 18 2021
Keep a checklist handy of all the necessary tools to get the installation done correctly in order to make sure critical items don’t get missed. Photo: Poseidon Irrigation Oklahoma
Jan. 15 2021
Franklin Electric Co. Inc., Fort Wayne, Indiana, acquired Gicon Pumps & Equipment Inc. of Lubbock, Texas for $27.9 million in a cash transaction. Gicon is a professional groundwater di
Jan. 15 2021
Conserva Irrigation, Richmond, Virginia, has partnered with the franchise sales organization, Franchise FastLane, as part of its strategy to significantly accelerate the growth of the busi
Dec. 21 2020
The Southern Nevada Water Authority, Las Vegas, has reached a new milestone with its Water Smart Landscapes Rebate Program. With the recent completion of residential and commercial landsca
Dec. 21 2020
Weathermatic, a provider of water-conserving technology based in Garland, Texas, promoted Lex Mason to president. Lex Mason is its fourth president, following Mike Mason, L.O. Snoddy and f
Dec. 16 2020
Beginning Jan. 4, 2021, Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply, Phoenix, will be launching the Ewing ProAdvantage Program, a customer rewards program designed for irrigation and landscape
Dec. 15 2020
Hunter Industries, San Marcos, California is debuting its new Virtual Engagement Center, where customers can connect with Hunter and FX Luminaire reps and see what’s new in a digital space. A
Dec. 14 2020
Conserva Irrigation, Richmond, Virginia, has passed 100 territories by signing franchise agreements to grow in Northwest Portland, Oregon; Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas; Northwest Houston, Texas; and
Dec. 14 2020
Encanto Park in central Phoenix has playgrounds, walking paths and ponds, and a golf course, and most of the 222-acre park is covered by grass, according to an article on kjzz.com. In the
Dec. 7 2020
Massey Services, Orlando, Florida, teamed up with Hunter Industries, San Marcos, California, to recycle replaced irrigation controllers to prevent electronic waste. The program focuses on impro
Dec. 2 2020
As clients start facing increasing water bills and shortages, questions about rainwater harvesting often start popping up. But whether it’s for commercial or residential customers, desi
Nov. 16 2020
Watts, North Andover, Massachusetts, released its new webpage, the Backflow Hub, for plumbing professionals. The resource allows users to stay up-to-date on complex plumbing systems with r
Nov. 11 2020
Hunter Industries, San Marcos, California, announced the recipients of the Ann Hunter-Welborn Circle of Excellence Award, which recognizes outstanding individuals, companies and organ
Nov. 10 2020
Photo: Conserva Irrigation Conserva Irrigation, Richmond, Virginia, received World-Class Franchise certification from the Franchise Research Institute. The recognition comes after an indep
Nov. 2 2020
Smart Water Application Technologies, a committee of the Irrigation Association, Fairfax, Virginia, annually recognizes water providers that are committed to promoting outdoor water conser
Oct. 28 2020
Because it’s October, we thought we’d share some chilling horror stories of irrigation service calls gone frightfully wrong. A technician or contractor never knows what lies ahead on a
Oct. 21 2020
While irrigation systems are continuing to get smarter and more connected, it’s always important to remember the basics. Here are some pieces of equipment that all technicians need to ha