Calling All Irrigators!!

If you are licensed irrigator or have in interest in landscape irrigation then we have two great programs for you in February.

Drip Irrigation Workshop – February 14

This course provides an overview of drip irrigation systems design and management as well as a review of hydraulics of irrigation systems. Instruction is provided on the types of drip products available and how to evaluate their performance characteristics and quality. Topics include: advantages and disadvantages of drip irrigation in landscape applications and product selection.

drip irrigation in the landscape

Drip irrigation installation

Instruction is provided on:

  • Design and management considerations for different plant materials and soils
  • Filtration and clogging control
  • How to determine proper spacing of drip tubing and tapes
  • How to select system components based on manufacturers product specifications

The TCEQ has approved the offered course for 8 hours of continuing education credits for licensed irrigators.

Course fee $165.00  Register

 

Smart Irrigation Controllers – February 15

The Smart Controllers course is essential for anyone responsible for designing or managing irrigation systems on urban landscapes such as residential lawns, sports fields, parks, commercial properties and golf courses.

smart irrigation controllers

Smart irrigation controllers

This course will provide instruction on:

  • Weather and sensor based irrigation controllers as well as irrigation scheduling concepts
  • How ET based controllers produce an irrigation schedule using different technologies
  • Hands-on instruction on controller operation and set-up
  • Smart controller bench testing protocols and related issues

The TCEQ has approved the offered course for 8 hours of continuing education credits for licensed irrigators.

Course fee $165.00  Register

Both courses will be held at the Harris County AgriLife Extension Office. 3033 Bear Creek Dr. Houston, TX 77084

 

 

 

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