Feb. 7 2019
Conserva Irrigation, Richmond, Virginia, announced a total of 45 new franchise agreements signed in 2018 and nine territory expansions from existing franchisees. Conserva Irrigation expanded int
Jan. 30 2019
Hunter Industries, San Marcos, California, has released its EZ Decoder System, a tool it says will allow contractors all the advantages of two-wire installations with simpler, more cost-effectiv
Jan. 25 2019
The National Business Research Institute has included Rain Bird, Azusa, California, into its Circle of Excellence for the fourth year in a row. The NBRI Circle of Excellence Award recognizes org
Jan. 22 2019
Adrian Toribio, manufacturing industry veteran of K-Rain Manufacturing, Riviera Beach, Florida, has assumed the position of director of operations and quality for the company. Having succ
Jan. 21 2019
Washington Square Park, San FranciscoShutterstock.com Washington Square Park in San Francisco is a favorite spot for local tai chi groups, dog walkers and picnickers. But it also has perennially
Jan. 17 2019
A couple mortgaged their home to fund the development of a technology platform that makes fresh water from air, according a story by Afdhel Aziz published in Forbes magazine. Now, architect Da
Jan. 14 2019
Rain Bird, Azusa, California, announced that beginning in Q1 2019, users of Rain Bird controllers featuring the LNK WiFi Module are now able to control their irrigation systems with the Google Assista
Jan. 8 2019
The city of Santa Monica, California has moved one giant step closer toward water self-sufficiency, according to a story published on the Water Online website. Arcadis, a global design and c
Jan. 8 2019
When I was in high school, I read all the Sherlock Holmes stories I could get my hands on. It was fascinating how the great detective eliminated first one possibility, then the next, and the next, until
Jan. 8 2019
New Mexico State University’s Extension Turfgrass Specialist Bernd Leinauer and his team, in cooperation with the Colorado School of Mines, have received a grant of $750,000 from the National
Jan. 4 2019
Franklin Electric Co. Inc., Fort Wayne, Indiana, announced it has acquired Milan Supply Co. of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, for $5.9 million. Milan is a professional groundwater distributor operating six l
Dec. 10 2018
Landscape Irrigation winner: FLOMEC SQ200 Insertion Ultrasonic Flowmeter, Great Plains IndustriesThe Irrigation Association, Fairfax, Virginia, announced the winners of the 2018 New Product Contest at
Dec. 4 2018
ShutterstockResidents of El Paso, Texas may soon be getting part of their drinking water from city sewers, according a story reported in Environmental Leader. If they do, they’ll be the first
Nov. 28 2018
The essence of an irrigation system is the sprinkler head or nozzle, and there are so many different kinds of them: gear-driven rotors, fixed sprays, rotary nozzles, pop-ups, variable arcs, precision nozzles
Nov. 27 2018
ShutterstockIt may be possible to capture drinking and irrigation water from the air using a simple device, even in the most arid desert regions, according to a story posted on the EurekAlert! science
Nov. 23 2018
Regency Wire, Sikeston, Missouri, has announced that Jimmy White will lead the company’s overall sales efforts beginning December 2018. He will be responsible for the continued growth of Regency
Nov. 19 2018
Two of the biggest names in irrigation, 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