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Get Ahead or Get Parched: Six Ways to Survive the Drought : Riverside (July 15th)

When Jul 15, 2014
from 08:00 AM to 09:30 PM
Where The Toro Company, 5825 Jasmine Street, Riverside
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.


  • 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         Mike Baron, The Toro Company
California Drought Update Sergio Fierro, CA Department of Water Resources
Local Water Supply Update Donna Jacomet & Kevin Pearson, Eastern Municipal Water District
Irrigation Management & Field Exercises Jim Borneman, Ewing Irrigation Products & Mike Baron and Robert Starr, The Toro Company
Resource Information Pam Pavela, Western Municipal Water District & Stacy Rodriguez, Eastern Municipal Water District
Irrigation Management for Urban Trees Pam Pavela, Western Municipal Water District


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