A network of weather stations broadcast solar energy, wind speed, temperature and humidity data to the ET Manager, while rainfall is measured onsite to pinpoint each site’s unique moisture conditions.
Of all industries, the green industry used to seem the
least likely to be swamped by the trend towards
mass high tech. And yet with the increasing adoption
of smart irrigation controllers, computerized
routing schedules, remote-controlled mowers and
computerized timekeeping services, to name only a
few, the green industry is moving irreversibly into
higher tech pastures.
Perhaps the most overlooked problem with landscape irrigation system performance is pressure. A healthy balance of pressure is good for the performance and longevity of your irrigation system, and thus the aesthetics of your landscape. Keeping some fundamental hydraulics in mind, minimizing the impacts of too much or too little pressure in an irrigation system is simple, quick and effective.
LET’S ASSUME THAT YOUR COMPANY
gets a contract with a homeowner
whose property encompasses
the size of two football fields,
and, in addition to regular lawn
maintenance, that homeowner
wants you to install an irrigation
system. You and your employees
are all very happy—after all,
this is a big job.
WHITTIER COLLEGE HAS ALWAYS BEEN HOME TO A WIDE
range of athletes with a lot to show for their mettle. The
Whittier, California-based school has captured 26 conference
titles through its football program alone in a
100-year span, and its lacrosse program has also roused
its fair share of competition.
WATER CONSERVATION INITIATIVES HAVE SKYROCKETED over the past few years forcing many cities into mandatory water restrictions. Some mandate an overall usage reduction while others restrict days and time of acceptable watering periods.
Can finding the right sprinkler head leave you as perplexed as Ponce De Leon on his quest for the Fountain of Youth? If you have a lot of confusion distinguishing one type of sprinkler head from another, or figuring out which applications will best serve your needs on a specific project then read on.