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Get Ahead or Get Parched! Six Ways to Survive the Drought: Folsom

For landscape irrigation managers. This workshop is closed, please sign up for wait list.
When Apr 16, 2015
from 07:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Where City of Folsom Community Center, 52 Natoma Street, Folsom
Contact Name
Contact Phone 530-752-6642
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The Department of Water Resources (DWR) and the University of California are collaborating on this workshop 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. Also included - 3 hours continuing education “Other” credits from DPR. Get Ahead or Get Parched: Folsom 2015 flyer

Continental breakfast and lunch courtesy of Regional Water Authority, Rain Bird, Hunter, Scott’s Miracle-Gro, Netafim & Toro.


  • Understanding precipitation rates (PR) to to mitigate water and pesticide runoff
  • Improving sprinkler distribution uniformity (DU) to reduce water use
  • 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         Evert Palmer, City of Folsom
California Drought Update Julie Saare-Edmonds, CA Department of Water Resources
Local Water Supply Update Don Smith, City of Folsom
Irrigation Management & Field Exercises Jim Borneman & Tom Noonan, Ewing Irrigation Products
Resource Information Monica Garcia, Regional Water Authority & Cheryl Buckwalter, EcoLandscape
Irrigation Management for Urban Trees Chuck Ingels & Loren Oki, University of California Cooperative Extension

Workshop Handouts