With increased regulations and deeply reduced work staff during the COVID Era, the challenge of managing and maintaining expansive landscapes at college and university campuses has become enormous.
Educational resources on the latest in water management trends, news, and best practices.
Consider all the rainwater that falls on your roof during rainy spring days, only to pour down the drain or collect in mushy puddles. Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to capture some of that rainwater to use in your garden before it runs off as wastewater?
Property owners across many sectors use various water sources for irrigation. The most common fresh water sources are rivers, reservoirs, lakes and groundwater. Other reliable water sources for irrigation may come from a well, a cistern (rainwater catchment), or a pond on property.
Today’s smart irrigation technology will not only save you time, water and money, it will help your dormant plants’ root systems survive the frozen months of Winter to grow strong, healthy plants come Spring!
Soggy, mushy landscapes, pooling water around the foundation of your home that’s seeping down into the basement– all are red flag signs of water drainage problems on your property.
From timed sprinkler systems to managing your cloud-based Smart Irrigation System on your mobile app– welcome to the present and ever-evolving, technology-driven future of Modern Methods of Irrigation!
Underground leaks within your irrigation system cannot be seen, so they can be difficult to find. However, above ground there will be obvious signs that something below ground is leaking or has broken.
When it comes to watering their lawns during hot days of summer, many homeowners may think that setting their drip irrigation or sprinkler system to turn on once or twice a week and give it a good soaking is enough.
Whether it be freezing winter conditions, torrential spring downpours, or blistering hot summer days, your plants and landscape need irrigation that is fine-tuned specifically to current weather and soil conditions. It’s called smart irrigation.
The water budget approach allows professionals to design a sustainable landscape based on a proper amount of water. Included is the formula to calculate the maximum allowable water allowance.