Smart Irrigation Month

Smart Ideas

Become part of the Smart Irrigation Month campaign and position your company as a leader in water-saving practices with customers, business partners and peers.
 
No matter your company type, market focus or size, it’s easy to be smart — in July and year-round.

  • Add the Smart Irrigation Month logo to your website, email signature, ads, customer presentations, field signs, invoices and more.
  • The Irrigation Association store offers free Smart Irrigation Month bumper stickers and labels
  • Submit a press release or letter to the editor of your local newspaper.
  • Include an article on irrigation best practices in your company newsletter.
  • Encourage sales and marketing staff to participate in dealer and distributor Smart Irrigation Month activities.
  • Host a live demonstration of water-saving irrigation technologies in the field or at your location.
  • Feature water-efficient products and services in displays, ads, promotions and product demos with the Smart Irrigation Month logo.
  • Use a banner, outside signage or counter sign to encourage customers to ask about how smart irrigation can save water and money.
  • Make smart irrigation the theme of sales calls.
  • Promote water-efficient products that qualify for rebates from your local water authority.
  • Give awards to customers and/or business partners who promote water-efficient practices.
  • Download or print the SmartSelfie sign  and grab a picture of you supporting water efficiency. Be sure to tag the IA on Facebook (www.facebook.com/irrigationassociation) or Twitter (@IrrigationAssoc) and use the hashtag #SmartIrrigationMonth in all of your social media posts.
  • Partner with your local water provider.
  • Lobby your town to proclaim July as Smart Irrigation Month.
  • Include a statement stuffer in a community coupon book or customer mailing.
  • Encourage customers to make existing systems more efficient with easy retrofits, like rain sensors, moisture sensors and pressure regulators.
  • Volunteer to speak to a local homeowner association, garden club or civic group.
  • Give out copies of the Smart Irrigation Month coloring book  at a farmers market or county fair.
  • Ask your local radio station to play a public service announcement .