Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Get Smart - About Irrigation

by Jennifer Wemhoff, The Groundwater Foundation

July is Smart Irrigation Month. An initiative of the Irrigation Association, the campaign  
educates businesses, homeowners, growers/producers, and other water users about efficient water use.

  • Saves money on your utility bill.
  • Nurtures green spaces that deliver real environmental benefits.
  • Protects your community's water supply for generations to come.
  • Minimizes needed investments in infrastrucuture to store and carry water, which must be paid for by property taxes or municipal bonds.
The Irrigation Association promotes a variety of other strategies to help users be efficient with outdoor watering:
You can also check out some great resources at from Valmont Industries. It's a great online source for on-demand education about agricultural irrigation. Available 24/7, shares best practices and product advice for every application.

How are you being water smart this month? Post a comment here or on our Facebook page.

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