April 21 2008
A cross connection is defined as an unprotected connection point between a drinking water source and any source of nonpotable water. If a cross-connection
April 21 2008
Take a look at a sampling of headlines from around the nation: “Tennessee Town Runs out of Water,” “Atlanta Drought: Three Months of
March 1 2008
When we think of a pump station, we’re usually thinking of water purveyors who are pumping water so your home can have potable water for drinking,
March 1 2008
Due to escalating water prices and the drought sweeping areas of the Southeast, Sun Belt states and the West, people are tuning into water-wise practices
Feb. 1 2008
YOU’VE JUST COMPLETED A PROJECT that included weeks of planting. As you close the last door on the work trailer you notice water bubbling out of
Jan. 1 2008
John Deere was born into a poverty stricken family in Vermont in 1804 -- more than two hundred years ago. Today, his name and the company that he started
Jan. 1 2008
It’s time to think spring. Sure, warm weather is still a few months away for most of the country, but for irrigation professionals now is the time
Nov. 1 2007
Its green now, but the far area of my backyard used to be brown, spotted and ugly. This was because my expanded landscape had too many sprinklers, and
Oct. 1 2007
While taking a walk in my neighborhood one day I noticed that water was spewing out from everywhere at a nearby home, or at least it seemed that way. Upon
Sept. 1 2007
Of all yard care tasks, watering is the most misunderstood. Overwatering is probably one of the largest issues we face in the industry, says Phil Burkart
Sept. 1 2007
From Wisconsin to Texas, from California to Maine, as the warmer weather moves in, most states become more watchful for toxic algae, a blue-green variety
Aug. 1 2007
“Do you do drip?” This is a question contractors all over the country are hearing more frequently as the demand for drip irrigation continues
July 1 2007
This is a huge amount of water devoted to a use that isn'considered a necessity in all circles. To make matters worse, experts estimate that as much as
July 1 2007
WITH THE EVER-PRESENT NEED to conserve water, it is necessary for us to take action to figure out ways to do so. A smart irrigation control system is a
June 1 2007
During his tenure as a landscape manager in California's Marin and Sonoma counties, Tom Campbell noticed something alarming. The tremendous overuse
May 1 2007
IN 1983, WHEN THE IRRIGATION industry was still very young, Dave Kredit went to work with his father at Kredit Lawn Sprinkler and Outdoor Lighting in Phoenix,
May 1 2007
In most cases, utilizing a new or different product isnt about simply going out and buying it. That would be easy. The real challenge lies in learning
May 1 2007
Its been many years since I started working in the pond industry. Many things have been learned and expanded upon, making this market a fast growing, money
April 2 2007
When you’ve been a contractor long enough, it may seem like you’ve seen it all. However, sometimes just when you start to feel this way is
March 1 2007
Heres a scenario: You’ve created a cutting-edge landscape concept for an upcoming project. You know the plant material that you’ve selected