Landscape Irrigation Water Conservation Technologies Training Program

April 9, 2018
Tampa Bay Water - 2575 Enterprise Rd., Clearwater, FL 33763

8:00am - Registration
8:30am - Program Begins

3.0 Contractor CEUs Available

The University of Florida, Tampa Bay Water and the Florida Irrigation Society have joined together to offer this training program for irrigation contractors and related professionals. Instructors: Drs. Michael Dukes and Bernard Cardenas-Lailhacar from the University of Florida.


8:00am Registration and continental breakfast
8:30am Welcome and Pre-Test
8:45am Overview

  • landscape irrigation
  • irrigation system evaluation

9:00am Irrigation Technologies

  • innovative sprinkler features
  • smart irrigation technologies
  • water conservation research results

9:20am Soil Moisture Sensor Systems

  • installation
  • accuracy and precision
  • effects of salinity and temperature

10:15am Evaportranspiration Controllers (ET-C)

  • what is an ET-C?
  • how do they work
  • locations - do’s and don’ts
  • programming and cost
  • payback period

10:45am Hands-On Demonstration Lab (all manufacturer stations)

Noon Lunch

12:45pm Product Features and Comparisons (manufacturer presentations)

1:45pm Post-Test

2:15pm Adjourn

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