Nov. 1 2001
To experienced irrigation contractors, installing electric valves is like driving – you can do it almost automatically, without thinking. This can
Oct. 1 2001
Accurate and timely information can be hard to come by in a business that depends so much on the unpredictable forces of nature. Rainfall, wind speed,
July 1 2001
Low-Volume Irrigation: It can evoke an instant “heck, no” in one irrigation contractor’s mind and to another, it’s just a day’s
June 1 2001
Controllers are the brains of an irrigation system, but the heart of the system is the most unglamorous element ? the valve
May 2 2001
Shaking his head, as he looks at the new controller his grandson, Kenny, is demonstrating for their prospective client, Asa’s thoughts stray back
May 1 2001
Florida’s Lake Okeechobee is several feet below its optimum level. Drought conditions are so bad in the southern part of the state that homeowners
April 2 2001
As we read in the last issue of Irrigation & Green Industry, the technology of the battery-operated controller has been greatly improved. To further prove
April 1 2001
The telephone rings . . . Mrs. Jones is calling with an urgent request for service. We just put in some new flower beds, and now the sprinkler system wont
March 1 2001
This segment in our series deals with, arguably the most technically challenging job in the field of irrigation — namely, troubleshooting. Volumes
Aug. 1 2000
Well, guess what? It doesn’t have to be this way anymore! If you haven’t begun making the move toward selling and installing remote-operated
July 1 2000
When was the last time you came across an irrigation tool that was really different and beneficial? A while? Read on
May 1 2000
The earth's surface is comprised of approximately 70% water, and yet in many countries, including the United States, water is a precious commodity. In
April 1 2000
Backflow preventers are installed in the irrigation system to protect our drinking water, save lives and prevent illness
March 1 2000
Whenever there is a constantly increasing demand for a finite resource, two things can happen; the price of the resource goes up or government intervention
March 1 2000
After establishing a budget, you can pick the proper components. Choose either a pre-packaged kit or customized kit
Sept. 1 1999
Up and down the eastern seaboard, 1999 will be remembered as the year of the drought. At least ten states were declared drought disaster areas
July 1 1999
There's a small instrument on your car dashboard that's given very little attention but is essential to the efficient operation of your car - the speedometer
May 1 1999
Some landscape contractors call it the necessary evil. Others say it’s a profit-eating, tedious task that only serves one purpose: good public