July 5 2018
Now that the Independence Day celebrations are over, New Mexicans return to worrying about drought as water levels at the state’s largest reservoir
July 2 2018
New water conservation laws are set to take effect in California in 2019. According to a report form The Coast News Group, Senate Bill 606 and Assembly
July 1 2018
Water use across the country reached its lowest recorded level in 45 years. According to a new USGS report, 322 billion gallons of water per day were withdrawn
June 22 2018
Conducting irrigation audits for your customers will help them save water and money and won't hurt your bottom line either
June 20 2018
Irrigation system problems are often visible before conducting a formal irrigation audit. We’ve compiled some of the prevelant issues that can be
May 29 2018
Smart Irrigation Month is the month of July. The initiative was developed by the IA to promote the social, economic and environmental benefits of efficient
May 25 2018
Episode 55 - Another Farm Bill Update and Irrigation & Green Industry Magazine Listen to "Episode 55 - Another Farm Bill Update and Irrigation
May 21 2018
Imagine driving down the street in a suburban development in the wee hours of the morning and it starts pouring. Your windshield wipers are going full
April 25 2018
The landscape irrigation industry is responding to water scarcity with creative ideas for conserving and preserving supplies
March 5 2018
Established in 1980, the mission of the Irrigation Foundation is to attract professionals to our industry by promoting careers in irrigation. Whether you
March 5 2018
The diagram depicts how an outdoor faucet is connected to “antisyphon (sic) device,” which is connected to a “mainline water hose or
Feb. 5 2018
Laura Allen remembers getting her first water bill. She was in her early 20s, sharing a California house with some friends, and they’d just planted
Jan. 15 2018
It’s a bit ironic, really; a lot of very successful landscape contractors began their careers pushing lawn mowers. But after they established their
Dec. 15 2017
The average person doesn’t spend a lot of time thinking about valves, or the solenoids that make them work. If you’re an irrigation professional,
Nov. 15 2017
If you were alive in the ’60s or ’70s, you may remember the old TV remote control, the little ‘clicker’ box with four buttons.
Nov. 15 2017
If you’re an experienced contractor, you could probably install an irrigation system while tapdancing with a blindfold on. But when it comes to figuring
Oct. 16 2017
The process of figuring out the cause of a problem can be more like something out of that old doctor show, ‘House.’ In any episode, there were
Sept. 15 2017
The entire plumbing code is engineered to make sure that water sent to an irrigation system never gets back into the potable water system, but the code
Aug. 15 2017
A landscape contractor working on the groundbreaking phase of a new retirement community in Van Nuys, California, had certain specific concerns about irrigation.
Aug. 15 2017
It was the bottom of the 17th inning on May 21, 2016, and it was getting late. At Petco Park in San Diego, California, the Padres’ Wil Myers was