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The Census Bureau reported that privately‐owned housing starts in August were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,283,000.
The Dept. of the Interior launched a water recycling program that will incentivize projects at a larger scale, with no cap on project size.
Irrigation & Lighting caught up with Craig Borland to ask what winning the 2023 Industry Achievement Award means to him.
The Irrigation Association will host a one-hour webinar Sept. 27 titled “The Challenge to Meet California’s Landscape Regulation.”  
Don’t miss the latest news from the Irrigation Association, including information on the association's award winners.
Professional certifications like those from the Irrigation Association can help develop your crew into a competent force in the field.


Kyle Brown, Irrigation & Lighting editor-in-chief
Irrigation & Lighting editor in chief Kyle Brown discusses the entries and winners for the 2023 Changing the Landscape awards.
Aside from good wages and fair benefits, there are a number of other things that will help create a culture to attract top notch employees.
To get out of your comfort zone, challenge yourself to gain new knowledge in the landscape lighting industry.

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Paige Water Solutions
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The MP rotator is the smarter, faster, and better choice for high efficiency irrigation.

In The Magazine

Know how to flow

Designing an effective irrigation system requires calculating the moisture requirements of a landscape, then building a system to deliver that moisture.

A crew built on knowledge

Certification helps you stand out among others in the industry, both for customers and potential employees.

Designing with linear lights

Southern Lights Outdoor Lighting & Audio used strip lighting to accentuate high-end hardscaping.

Brighter business decisions

It’s often easy to think of LED lamps for landscape lighting as something that can just be picked up cheaply at the nearest big box store.