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

When Sep 05, 2014
from 08:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where Truckee Donner Public Utility District, 11570 Donner Pass Road, Truckee
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. Also included - 3 hours continuing education “Other” credits from DPR.

Topics:

  • 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

 

Agenda

Welcome         John McLaughlin, Town of Truckee
California Drought Update Julie Saare-Edmonds, Dept. of Water Resources
Local Water Supply Update Steve Poncelet, Truckee Donner Public Utility District
Irrigation Management & Field Exercises Jim Borneman, Ewing Irrigation Products
Resource Information Yumie Dahn, Town of Truckee and Trisha Ruby, Truckee Donner Public Utility District
Irrigation Management for Urban Trees Eric C. Larusson, Villager Nursery, Inc.


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Water Rate Handouts


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