Eco-Green Sustainable Landscapes
Imagine a natural resource, one that is so precious that people—or,
for that matter, any living thing—literally can’t live without it. One
that is so coveted that, at times, wars have been fought over it.
If you think of an irrigation system as somewhat similar to the human
circulatory system, it may be a little easier to understand how it
works. Although there are other components that make up an irrigation
system, for purposes of this article we will address only valves and
valve boxes, taking into consideration that the valves being installed
While taking a walk in my neighborhood one day I noticed that water was spewing out from everywhere at a nearby home, or at least it seemed that way. Upon closer inspection it appeared that the valves that service the irrigation system were damaged, causing this mess.
IF YOU PUT ALL OF YOUR CONSTRUCTION FOREMEN AND
laborers together in one room and asked them to describe
how they would build a paver walkway or patio, how many
different answers would you get?
Drip Irrigation - Low Flow
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.