Many irrigation projects utilize water management consultants; however, the majority of irrigation installations do not. Constraining budgets often stimulate the use of performance specifications or design-build by irrigation installers. As a result, the project’s efficiency goals do not become a reality. Continue reading
As the days get longer and summer settles in, you may notice an increase in mosquitoes and sunburns – as well as outdoor water use. “Peak water use season” describes the time of year when water use is at its highest, which usually occurs in early August, depending on where you live. Peak seasonal water use is typically three to five times as much as winter water use. It’s a great time to find new ways to save water indoors and out.
Landscape irrigation professionals who specialize in water-efficient irrigation can seek national certification to validate their knowledge, experience and skill. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) created the WaterSense® Partner label for irrigation and water-use professionals who have undergone special training on water efficiency.