Landscape Irrigation Seminars

Thursday, Nov. 12 | 11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Discover practical techniques, best practices and "how-to's" at irrigation seminars at the 2015 Irrigation Show & Education Conference. Each one-hour session provides detailed coverage on a focused topic in landscape irrigation.

Irrigation seminars are open to all attendees with a full registration. Participants will earn 1.00 CEU for each hour.

Sustainable Landscapes and Water Use Efficiency | 11:30 a.m. 

Speaker: Michael Dukes, PhD, PE, CID 

What are the key principles of “friendly” landscapes and what is the impact on reducing water use? Learn how landscape modifications and the use of irrigation technology provide new opportunities for irrigation professionals to become part of the solution to managing water resources.

Smart Phone Apps for Irrigation Management | 12:40 p.m.
Speaker: Kati Migliaccio, PhD, PE 

Learn about the latest tools for managing irrigation systems, the differences and how to implement them to help you become a more effective water manager.

Commissioning an Irrigation System | 1:50 p.m.
Speaker: Ted Moriarty, CIC, CID, CLIA 

New green codes and standards are being adopted and they often require that the irrigation system be inspected and commissioned? What is commissioning and how is that different from auditing? This seminar will discuss the commissioning process.

A New Way to Evaluate Sprinkler Performance | 3:00 p.m.
Speaker: Brent Mecham, CID, CLWM, CIC, CAIS

Where does the water go? What happens when sprinklers operate individually or in groups? Sprinkler operational efficiency is a new performance metric looking at how sprinklers distribute water when used in different spacing configurations.