Industry Partnerships

Government Alliances

The Irrigation Association works to promote efficient irrigation by developing alliances with government agencies involved in water management.

 

EPA WaterSense

WaterSense is a voluntary, public-private partnership program sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. WaterSense works to protect the future of national water supplies by promoting water-efficient products, practices and professionals.

 

IA is actively involved in this process by:

USDA-NRCS Technical Services Provider

The 2008 Farm Bill allocates funding to help agricultural producers maintain or restore land, including installing or upgrading to efficient irrigation systems.

 

Under a Memorandum of Understanding with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, IA-certified agriculture irrigation designers qualify to become Technical Service Providers for farm conservation projects funded through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and other Farm Bill provisions.

 

Learn more about becoming a TSP.