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Get Ahead or Get Parched: Six Ways to Survive the Drought - Roseville

When Apr 09, 2014
from 08:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where Maidu Community Center, 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville, CA 95661
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The Department of Water Resources (DWR) and the University of California are collaborating to bring you 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         John Shannon, City of Roseville
California Drought Update Peter Brostrom, CA Department of Water Resources
Irrigation Management & Field Exercises Jim Borneman, Ewing Irrigation Products and Tom Noonan, Kurt Elvert, & Jaime Bayona, Ewing Irrigation Products
Resource Information Monica Garcia, Regional Water Authority
Irrigation Management for Urban Trees Luanne Leineke, Sacramento Tree Foundation

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