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Get Ahead or Get Parched: Six Ways to Survive the Drought: Fresno (June 27)

When Jun 27, 2014
from 07:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Where Willow International Community College Center 10309 N. Willow Avenue Academic Center 1, Room 150 Fresno
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Contact Phone (530)752-6642
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The Department of Water Resources (DWR) and the University of California are collaborating to bring you the third workshop in our series on managing landscapes during drought, designed for landscape irrigation managers.  The workshop features indoor presentations with accompanying outdoor demonstrations.  Additional complementary resources will be provided to all attendees after the event.  Certificates of attendance are available for attendees who wish to sign up for Irrigation Association or PLANET CEUs.


  • Understanding precipitation rates (PR) to reduce runoff
  • Improving sprinkler distribution uniformity (DU) to reduce water useRoseville Flyer
  • Improving controller programs during mandatory water restrictions
  • Determining application rates and PR of drip/micro irrigation
  • Understanding soils to reduce runoff or deep percolation
  • Understanding water meters to improve irrigation during drought



Welcome         Deborah J. Ikeda, Willow International Community College
California Drought Update Julie Saare-Edmonds, CA Department of Water Resources
Local Water Supply Update Martin Querin, P.E., Public Utilities Water Division, City of Fresno
Irrigation Management & Field Exercises Jim Borneman, Ewing Irrigation Products
Resource Information Nora Laikam, Public Utilities Water Division, City of Fresno
Irrigation Management for Urban Trees Susan Stiltz, Public Utilities Water Division, City of Fresno


Workshop Handouts