January 3, 2018
First and last smart controller

Irrigation technology, like all other technology, has evolved and improved over the years. Just like cell phones, tablets and cars, the new strides in “smart” technology have overtaken the market, and have become the new standard in all industries, including landscape irrigation. There are many different options of “smart” controllers.   With how much irrigation […]

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January 3, 2018
Lowest snow pack in Utah

With Utah dealing with its worst snow pack in 30 years, this starts to raise question on how this will impact us next year. Meteorologist Randy Graham says, "If things don't really improve, if we don't really start picking up on our snowpack, there are typically some impacts as far as water use going into […]

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October 27, 2017
How technology and technology automation can impact me

As technology automation is continuing to advance at an exponential rate, the advances of said technology are implemented into everything, from business, to education, to daily life.  By implementing specific technology into our lives, we have seen an increase in the way we shape our daily routines. Automated cloud technology has made documents easily accessible […]

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October 27, 2017
Technology and its impact on society

In the years to come, I feel that technology will make my education even easier because it will help add additional resources to the learning process. With holographic already being a common technology, I can see our professors being available in that form inside our homes. I also see interaction between classmates being reformed and […]

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October 27, 2017
Yellow Lawn

There are many reasons why grass may look yellow and dry.  First things first, your irrigation system needs to be working correctly.  This means there cannot be any broken sprinklers, clogged nozzles, or misaligned heads.  Make sure you are using the right type of sprinkler in the right place.  Turf, trees, shrubs and flowers sometimes […]

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October 27, 2017
Keep your water use under control tips

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Experts estimate that 50 percent of the water we use outdoors goes to waste from evaporation, wind, or runoff due to overwatering. Timing is everything… Know how much water your landscape actually needs before you set your sprinkler. Your local utility or landscape contractor can offer recommendations for how much water certain plants need in […]

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October 27, 2017
Irrigation start up

When spring arrives, and freezing temperatures cease, it's time to turn on irrigation systems and start watering again. However, when you do so, several very important steps are needed to prevent damaged pipes or irrigation components. Spring start-up guide has been provided below to help ensure your irrigation system is up and running with ease […]

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October 27, 2017
What it really takes to run a proper irrigation system

We all want to have a green lawn but do we really know how much water is needed?  It is easy to find ourselves overwatering.  In fact, it has been shown that we waste about 50% of water that is used on landscape and this is mostly due to overwatering. Here are some helpful tips […]

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October 27, 2017
How to winterize sprinkler system

1. Anything that is above ground or is close to the surface will likely freeze so these steps are important. Most buildings have either an underground stop and waste or irrigation shut offs, make sure these are turned off. 2. Connect air compressor to main line and pressurize. A quick coupler is one of the […]

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October 27, 2017
Ways to water more efficiently

Don't water in the middle of a hot day. Watering when it is cooler allows water to penetrate into the root zone where it can be most helpful to the plant. A good rule-of-thumb is to not water between the hours of 9am and 7pm. Water deeply. Deep soak your lawn's root zone where the […]

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