Irrigation & Green Industry - Drip Irrigation - Low Flow http://www.igin.com/articles.sec-65-1-drip_irrigation_low_flow.html <![CDATA[Drip Irrigation - ]]> So where does that leave landscape and irrigation contractors? As more water agencies push for less watering on landscapes, and customers start complaining about their increased water bills, they will demand that lower amounts of water be delivered with greater efficiency.]]> <![CDATA[Low Volume, Low Precipitation - ]]> “Water, water everywhere,” begins the old poem. Sure, there’s still plenty of water on this planet. However, if the experts are right, we’re going to have a lot less of it in the coming years. Climate change, politics, pollution; all of this affects how much water we’ll either have, or be able to get access to, in the future.]]> <![CDATA[Irrigating Drip by Drip - ]]> There’s a low, rumbling sound off in the distance. Can you hear it? That’s momentum building. It’s the sound of something caged that can hardly wait to be let out. It’s the sound of one era coming to an end and a new one just beginning.

Unless you’re been as buried as an irrigation pipe for the past five or six years, you know that we’ve been in a long, hard recession. New construction and housing starts have been almost nonexistent. But now the economy is starting to roll again. It’s about time!]]>
<![CDATA[Low Flow can Pump up the Volume of your Business - ]]> Drip irrigation is no longer the new kid on the block. In a region of the world where rainfall is the subject of prayer and water more precious than crude oil, Israel became known for agricultural miracles, as drip irrigation let the desert bloom. In the early days of that nation, targeted drip irrigation was a way for farmers to dole out just enough water to the plants and crops that needed it.]]> <![CDATA[Drip Solves Dilemma - ]]> <![CDATA[Low-Volume Irrigation: Do Be A Drip - ]]> How blessed we are to be living in the United States. We are also blessed that our country has always had an abundance of water. So why is it that we are now experiencing water shortages in most parts of our land? ]]> <![CDATA[History of Micro Irrigation in Landscape/Turf - ]]> The basic concept of dispensing less water in the right place is not new. Farmers centuries ago developed a method of irrigating trees in a desert environment with a minimum amount of water.]]> <![CDATA[Hitting Its Stride: Low-Volume Irrigation - ]]> Drip irrigation systems apply water at low pressure and low volume directly to or near the root zone of plants. Because water is applied slowly, less is lost to runoff and evaporation. ]]> <![CDATA[Case Study: Emitters Conserve Energy & Water - ]]> THE SUMMERS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ARE NO JOKE. The sun pounds the landscape like a hammer, and it’s not unusual for temperatures to reach the ’90s before noon. But the summer of 1999 was particularly brutal. ]]> <![CDATA[Go with the Flow - ]]> How many of you out there have held onto a truck until it was well passed its prime? The body was probably peppered with dings and dents, and the odometer had so many zeros on it that you got dizzy every time you glanced down to check the mileage. But you held onto it because you were familiar with every creak and squeak the engine made. Even though you knew it was the smart thing to do, you had trouble moving on. ]]> <![CDATA[Reaching New Markets the Low Volume Way - ]]> “Do you do drip?” This is a question contractors all over the country are hearing more frequently as the demand for drip irrigation continues to grow. ]]> <![CDATA[Irrigation: Get the Low-Down on Low-Volume - ]]> 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 when you find yourself presented with a truly challenging project. ]]> <![CDATA[Low Volume Irrigation - ]]> A growing number of property owners and municipalities are waking up to the fact that efficient landscape irrigation can play a major role in water conservation. ]]> <![CDATA[Designing With Drip - ]]> At the new Wynn Las Vegas resort, the decision was made early on to use synthetic turf in areas where there would be high traffic. Yet the use of that synthetic turf did not eliminate the need for an irrigation system; it just altered the direction the system would take. At the new Wynn Las Vegas resort, the decision was made early on to use synthetic turf in areas where there would be high traffic. Yet the use ]]> <![CDATA[Drip Irrigation:A Water Conserving Solution - ]]> Drought conditions... Water restrictions... On-going scrutiny over irrigation practices... All have made landscape irrigation professionals’ jobs more challenging and demanding ]]> <![CDATA[Drip... Mini... Micro... Macro... And All That Stuff - ]]> Are you avoiding low-flow irrigation projects like the plague? Do they seem like much more hassle than they could possibly be worth? Join the club. ]]> <![CDATA[Micro Irrigation: The Future of Water Conservation - ]]> 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 comes into play. ]]> <![CDATA[Drip Irrigation Technology - ]]> 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. ]]>