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April 16 Drought Workshop for Landscape Irrigation Managers

Get Ahead or Get Parched! Six Ways to Survive the Drought: Folsom

Get Ahead or Get Parched! Six Ways to Survive the Drought: Folsom

For landscape irrigation managers.

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When: Apr 16, 2015; 07:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Where: City of Folsom Community Center, 52 Natoma Street, Folsom
Contact: Anne Schellman
Contact Phone: 530-752-6642

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) and the University of California are collaborating on this workshop on managing landscapes during drought, designed for landscape irrigation managers. The workshop features indoor presentations with accompanying outdoor demonstrations. Additional complementary resources will be provided to all attendees after the event. Certificates of attendance are available for attendees who wish to sign up for Irrigation Association or PLANET CEUs. Also included - 3 hours continuing education “Other” credits from DPR. 

Continental breakfast and lunch courtesy of Regional Water Authority, Rain Bird, Hunter, Scott’s Miracle-Gro, Netafim & Toro. 


Get Ahead or Get Parched: Folsom 2015 flyer

Topics Covered: 

Understanding precipitation rates (PR) to to mitigate water and pesticide runoff
Improving sprinkler distribution uniformity (DU) to reduce water use
Improving controller programs during mandatory water restrictions
Determining application rates and PR of drip/micro irrigation
Understanding soils to reduce runoff or deep percolation
Understanding water meters to improve irrigation during drought