IA Awards Program
Partner of the Year
Established in 1995, the IA Partner of the Year is awarded to a person or group making exceptional contributions in areas related or integral to the irrigation industry.
North Carolina Green Industry Council, Raleigh, N.C.
Representing approximately 2,000 business
interests, NCGIC has become a unifying force for allied green industry issues
within the state of North Carolina. NCGIC produces and distributes educational
landscape and irrigation brochures throughout the state and lobbies on behalf
of water and landscape issues. Their efforts culminated in the designation of
July as “Smart Irrigation Month” by the governor of North Carolina.
Alberta Chapter of the Irrigation Association
Founded in 2001, the Alberta Chapter of the Irrigation Association is dedicated to promoting efficient and effective water management in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. ACIA works to improve industry professionalism by offering education classes and promoting the benefits of IA certification. As part of Smart Irrigation Month, ACIA developed two newspaper inserts. Water Wise: Albertans Get Smart About Irrigation and Smart Irrigation: How to Conserve Water, Save Money, Have a Healthy Yard focused on the area’s unique water issues and local solutions.
California Agricultural Irrigation Association
Center for Irrigation Technology
Eugene Water & Electric Board, Oregon
Disney’s Horticulture, Walt Disney World Resort
Associated Landscape Contractors of America
Golf Course Superintendents Association of America
Texas Turf Irrigation Association
Carolinas Irrigation Association
North Carolina Irrigation Society
Irrigation Association of New Jersey
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Irrigation Dealers Association of California
Irrigation Association of Australia