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Get Ahead or Get Parched: Six Ways to Survive the Drought : La Jolla

When Jul 18, 2014
from 07:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Where University of California, San Diego, La Jolla
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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 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. 


  • Understanding precipitation rates (PR) to reduce runoffRoseville Flyer
  • 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         Stephen Jackson, UC San Diego, Facilities Management
California Drought Update Sergio Fierro, CA Department of Water Resources
Local Water Supply Update Jason Foster, San Diego County Water Authority
Irrigation Management & Field Exercises Jim Borneman, Ewing Irrigation Products
Resource Information Carlos Michelon, San Diego County Water Authority
Irrigation Management for Urban Trees Sam Oludunfe, Open Space Management & City of Forester, City of Chula Vista

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