News + Features

The Irrigation Association, Fairfax, Virginia, opens its annual Smart Water Application Technologies awards program May 31.
The Supreme Court ruled in favor of Michael and Chantell Sackett in the case of Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency.
Lynda Wightman
The American Society of Irrigation Consultants awarded Lynda Wightman the Ivy Munion Langendorff Women in Irrigation award.  
The Irrigation Association will provide irrigation education sessions at the 2023 Equip Exposition, set to take place October 17-20.
TOCA recognized Irrigation & Lighting magazine with three honors in its 2023 awards, which highlight excellence in industry publishing.
The Irrigation Association hired Nathan Bowen as its new advocacy director, who joins with experience in policy issues and advocacy efforts.
The Irrigation Association is excited to announce that Nathan Bowen has been promoted to advocacy and public affairs vice president.


A computer and cell phone with spreadsheets and a calendar
Trying to institute change during a busy time period will likely lead to low adoption since your people are already focused on other issues.
A white gloved hand holding up a silver platter
Prepare a landscape lighting maintenance agreement in advance and discuss with your client while they are dialed-in to their lighting system.
Computer with email graphics
As the season for activating landscape irrigation systems starts, it is a good idea to consider the importance of communication with clients.

Product Spotlight

Hunter PGV Valve
Hunter Industries
The reliable PGV valve provides long-lasting performance for larger systems.
Onset's HOBOnet system
Onset Computer Corporation
A reliable HOBO weather station with powerful HOBOnet wireless sensors delivers accurate environmental conditions information.
AMP® 42" Radix Tower LED Bollard Light
AMP Lighting
AMP LED Bollard Lights are eye-catching luminaires that project a compelling nature-inspired pattern of light and shadow.

In The Magazine

Everyday carry

Whether out on a job, troubleshooting a repair or providing routine maintenance, irrigation professionals require their own “everyday carry.”

Color by numbers

Learn how to use subtle changes in hue and temperature to improve your landscape lighting design.

Take on two-wire

A two-wire irrigation system can provide a lot of flexibility to contractors, running two separate wires from the central controller to each valve through a decoder.

Sprinklers with a purpose

As the U.S. continues to struggle with drought, increased attention and need have been placed on efficient sprinkler heads for landscaping.