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Get Ahead or Get Parched: Six Ways to Survive the Drought: Walnut Creek and ¡Adáptate o Te Secas! (June 25)

When Jun 25, 2014
from 07:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Where The Gardens at Heather Farm, 1540 Marchbanks Drive, Walnut Creek, 94598
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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.

Topics: 

  • 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


 

Agenda

Welcome         Richard Harris, East Bay Municipal Utility District
California Drought Update Julie Saare-Edmonds, CA Department of Water Resources
Local Water Supply Update Richard Harris, East Bay Municipal Utility District
Irrigation Management & Field Exercises Jim Borneman, Ewing Irrigation Products
Resource Information Scott Sommerfeld, East Bay Municipal Utility District & Bob Eagle, Contra Costa Water District
Irrigation Management for Urban Trees Scott Sommerfeld, East Bay Municipal Utility District & Bob Eagle, Contra Costa Water District

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