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Get Ahead or Get Parched: Six Ways to Survive the Drought Santa Rosa

When May 09, 2014
from 07:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Where City of Santa Rosa, Utilities Field Operations Training Center 35 Stony Point Road Santa Rosa, CA 95401
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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 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         Pam Jeane, Sonoma County Water Agency
California Drought Update Julie Saare-Edmonds, CA Department of Water Resources
Local Water Supply Update Pam Jeane, Sonoma County Water Agency
Irrigation Management & Field Exercises Jim Borneman, Kurt Elvert, & Jaime Bayona, Ewing Irrigation Products   and Chris McNairy, Hunter
Resource Information Deb Lane, City of Santa Rosa
Irrigation Management for Urban Trees Paul Vossen, UCANR Marin & Sonoma Counties


Water Rate Handouts