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Water Management: Key Tips for Commercial Properties

March 31, 2021
Commercial Water Management

Water management is an important consideration for most individuals and businesses. And with a large number of users, each of whom has a wide variety of needs, it becomes even more important for commercial properties. Inefficient usage and outright waste can become commonplace and difficult to detect, and a lack of foresight can make it […]

Why Irrigation Maintenance Is So Important

March 18, 2021
Harbor Isle Rotor

Having a beautiful property takes an investment, an investment of time and money. Whether it is your home, a small property, a master-planned community, ball field, park, or roadway, you are spending good money on sod, plant material, and an irrigation system. When you make your landscape commitment you need to protect that investment. The […]

What is ET?

February 15, 2021
Evapotranspiration Graphic

When asked, most people refer to the 1982 hit movie by Steven Spielberg. In the irrigation world, ET is a vastly different answer. ET is an abbreviation for evapotranspiration. Evapotranspiration combines two scientific words – evaporation and transpiration. Evaporation plus transpiration equals evapotranspiration (ET). Quite simply, evapotranspiration is the loss of moisture in the landscape […]

Why It Is Important To Maintain Your Irrigation Pump Station

January 15, 2021
Pump Station

By Daniel Hodges, Pumps and Controls Director, Irrigation Technical Services, Inc. (ITS)   It is very important to service your pump station. Let me say that one more time – IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO SERVICE YOUR PUMP STATION. The pump station is a vital component of every irrigation system, think of it as the […]

Your Complete Guide to Irrigation Systems

December 15, 2020
irrigation system in action

Irrigation System Basics Water: the holy grail, one of the most critical things on this planet. Every living thing needs it, including your lawn. But when was the last time you made sure each square inch of your grass was catered to? Throughout history, the water needed for basic tasks like agriculture, drinking, showering, and so on […]

Irrigation Tool Guide: What is a Soil Moisture Sensor

November 19, 2020
Soil Moisture Sensor for Irrigation

What Does a Soil Moisture Sensor Do? Have you ever been driving during a torrential downpour and noticed someone’s automatic sprinklers drowning their grass and plants in already soaked soil? In Florida, we all have! What they need is a rain sensor. Typically an irrigation controller with a working rain sensor will shut the irrigation […]