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Get Ahead or Get Parched: Six Ways to Survive the Drought San Diego: (July 17)

When Jul 17, 2014
from 08:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Where Balboa Park, Santa Fe Room, 2150 Pan American Road West, San Diego, CA
Contact Name
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         JoEllen jacoby, City of San Diego & Carlos Michelon, San Diego County Water Authority
California Drought Update Sergio Fierro, CA Department of Water Resources
Local Water Supply Update Dana Friehauf, San Diego County Water Authority
Irrigation Management & Field Exercises Jim Borneman, Ewing Irrigation Products
Resource Information Gary Tilkian, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, Carlos Michelon, San Diego County Water Authority, & JoEllen Jacoby, City of San Diego
Irrigation Management for Urban Trees William Homyak, Southwestern College, Landscape Nursery Technology Department


Workshop Handouts

Water Rate Handouts