Irrigation+Water Management

  • No categories
  • From start to finish: Irrigation startups and shutdowns

    July 18, 2018By
    Man setting irrigation system

    For an irrigation system to run properly throughout the warm summer months, it’s important that it’s turned on and off correctly at the beginning and end of each season. No one knows this better than Tom Horn, president of All-n-One Outdoor Solutions in Jefferson City, Mo., and a trainer for Rain Bird. “The importance of a proper turn-on is to... read more

    Smart Rain intros new controller and software platform

    July 2, 2018By

    Smart Rain, a partner of LawnButler, introduced a new controller and software platform. The company sells its products directly to property managers and contractors and uses a patented approach to predicative watering. Smart Rain’s controller is compatible with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and cellular devices. It includes a 5-inch full color touch screen display and waterproof controller box. The controller is expansion-... read more

    IA gears up for Smart Irrigation Month, Irrigation Technology Tuesday

    June 27, 2018By

    Advancing its mission of “promoting efficient irrigation,” the Irrigation Association (IA) will once again celebrate July as Smart Irrigation Month. In its 14th year, Smart Irrigation Month serves as the showcase month to promote the social, economic and environmental benefits of efficient irrigation technologies, products and services in agriculture, landscape and turf irrigation. The association will kick off Smart Irrigation... read more

    Spray smarts: A look at sprayhead trends

    June 25, 2018By

    Thirty-one billion gallons of water could be saved each year by replacing water-inefficient sprayheads with efficient ones, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates. It’s no wonder the irrigation industry has started to see more water-saving sprayheads entering the market. After all, experts say water savings and cost savings go hand in hand. “Ultimately, the customer is going to have a... read more

    SiteOne teams up with Hunter, FX Luminaire to give away pro fishing experience

    June 14, 2018By

    SiteOne Landscape Supply is teaming up with Hunter Industries and FX Luminaire to give away a pro fishing experience. Landscape contractors who purchase Hunter and FX Luminaire products at SiteOne locations from June 1 through Aug. 10 automatically receive an entry to win the chance to compete in a Pro-Am Tournament during the 2018 Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year... read more

    SMRT Logic by Toro now compatible with Google Home and Amazon Alexa

    June 5, 2018By

    The Toro Co. announced the compatibility of its SMRT Logic product with Google Home and Amazon Alexa devices. “More and more, outdoor spaces are seen as an extension of our home’s living space,” said Phil Burkart, vice president for Toro’s irrigation and lighting businesses. “It seems only natural that customers would expect to have the same technology available for their... read more

    Privacy Preference Center

    Close your account?

    Your account will be closed and all data will be permanently deleted and cannot be recovered. Are you sure?