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Seminar to address underground irrigation

May 31, 2012  By  Mike Jiggens

An introductory, hands-on seminar for those who want to learn what is
involved with a professional underground irrigation system is being
offered June 28 at Toronto Botanical Gardens.

Recommended for architects, project managers, parks personnel, landscape designers, irrigation contractors, lawn care operators and landscape contractors, the seminar will explain hydraulics, sprinkler selection, head layout techniques, water efficient products such as landscape dripline, point source drip irrigation, scheduling controllers, working with soil moisture sensors and much more. Attendees will leave with an understanding that has touched on irrigation design fundamentals, how an irrigation system is designed, sprinkler head and low volume layout techniques and the basics behind designing an efficient system. Materials required for the seminar include an engineer's scale ruler, mechanical pencil and calculator for this class.

The cost to attend the seminar, offered from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., is $115 plus HST and includes lunch. Maximum number of participants is 20.

The session will be taught by Lorne Haveruk of DH Water Management Services Inc. For more information, email him at lorne@dhwatermgmt.com.


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