Water-Saving Strategies for Irrigation Systems in Public Spaces 

David McGrath | Social Hall

Large irrigated public spaces can use millions of gallons of water and require lots of time and money to manage. Join David McGrath, irrigation specialist, to learn some of the industry’s best tips and tools for managing large irrigation systems for maximum efficiency and water and monetary savings. With decades of hands-on experience, David knows irrigation hardware, soil, plants, and water. This class will help you formulate strategies that can make your parks look beautiful while using no more water than necessary.   

Learning objectives:

1) How to perform irrigation audits.
2) The fundamentals of irrigation controller programming.
3) How to spot and make repairs.
4) Potential for upgrades to irrigation systems.
5) Soil improvement techniques.

6) How to better manage turf for beauty and utility.