Posts Tagged ‘sprinklers’

  • Santa Ynez Slopes
    02.14.12

    If You Have a Problem We Have a Solution.

    BACKGROUND The scenic canyon location of this Santa Ynez community is a major draw for residents who enjoy views from the Santa Monica Mountains to the Pacific Ocean. But the hillside slopes surrounding the community proved problematic for the homeowners’ association. Faced with an aging irrigation system prone to breaking, the board decided to take action to prevent costly water loss from ruptures and to address serious soil erosion problems threatening homes. Project Scope Santa Ynez Homeowners’ Association was experiencing... MORE >

  • Landscape Industry Show Floor 2011
    01.26.12

    Don’t Miss This Year’s Landscape Industry Show

    Next week is the 2012 Landscape Industry Show sponsored by the California Landscape Contractor’s Association.  The show is titled “Back in the Game” and if you ask me, the CLCA has gotten back in the game.  The past few years I believe the show experienced a decrease in attendance, but this year the CLCA is back with some new offerings and I think this year has the potential to be one of the best. Your Chance to Get in the... MORE >

  • Accu-Sync from Hunter Industries
    01.19.12

    Why a Fixed-Pressure Valve Regulator is a Great Option for an Efficient System

    Creating an efficient sprinkler system includes several key elements. One very important element is ensuring that water pressure is properly regulated throughout the irrigation system. If pressure is too high, over watering can occur and over saturate vegetation, which will increase unsightly and environmentally damaging runoff. High pressure can also take a toll on the components of a system and shorten the life of the products in use. If pressure is low, water distribution can be compromised and leave landscaped... MORE >

  • AWK Stock Performance
    01.12.12

    Who Will Get Rich from Water’s Scarcity?

    Today the commodity receiving the most interest is gold, but water is the one commodity we can’t live without.  As National Geographic put it back in 1993, “All the water that will ever be is, right now.”  Our supply of water is limited, but as long as we demand to water our lawns at noon or having lawns in sweltering climates, increased demand should amount to an increase in prices.  The only question that remains is, who will get rich... MORE >

  • Winners and Tips 93-99
    11.07.11

    100 Days Winners of the Week

    Congratulations to this week’s winners! Dina Brown of Leesburg, FL Janice Moss of Atlanta, GA Tim Owens of Mission Viejo, CA Michael Jones of Morganton, NC Ann Parnes of New Orleans, LA Tom Germroth of Phoenix, Arizona Travis Bridges of San Marcos, CA You have each won a Hunter® Wireless Rain-Clik™ rain sensor as part of our 100 Ways, 100 Days campaign. You are among the 100 winners who won’t be running your sprinklers in the rain this coming wet... MORE >

  • Winners and Tips 86-92
    11.01.11

    100 Days Winners of the Week

    Congratulations to this week’s winners! Roger Blier of Redmond, WA Michael Sherman of Diamond Bar, CA Shelby Smith of Fort Lauderdale, FL Brett Rye of Tonto Basin, AZ Bill Zingg of Bakersfield, CA Dan Latka of Atlanta, GA Chuck Sleeper of East Lansing, MI You have each won a Hunter® Wireless Rain-Clik™ rain sensor as part of our 100 Ways, 100 Days campaign. You are among the 100 winners who won’t be running your sprinklers in the rain this coming... MORE >

  • Winners and tips 72-78
    10.17.11

    100 Ways Winners of the Week

    Congratulations to this week’s winners! Anskje Tanna of Sarasota, FL Kevin Bernauer of Dallas, TX Les Lemasters of Chesapeake, VA Buffie Gold of Vista, CA Jane Bullock of Maitland, FL Linda Hjelle of Aurora, CO Casey Gnadt of Beaumont, CA You have each won a Hunter® Wireless Rain-Clik™ rain sensor as part of our 100 Ways, 100 Days campaign. You are among the 100 winners who won’t be running your sprinklers in the rain this coming wet season and reaping... MORE >

  • Winners and Tips 65-71
    10.10.11

    100 Ways Winners of the Week

    Congratulations to this week’s winners! Linda Preciado of Fair Oaks, CA Jennifer Gonzalez of Bonita Springs, FL Mark Nelson of Baltimore, MD Eric Mellor of Dallas, TX Murray Greene of Hollywood, FL Evelina Stanley of Gardena, CA Debbie Landess of Dallas, TX You have each won a Hunter® Wireless Rain-Clik™ rain sensor as part of our 100 Ways, 100 Days campaign. You are among the 100 winners who won’t be running your sprinklers in the rain this coming wet season... MORE >

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