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Folsom: Ways to Survive the Drought

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) and the University of California collaborated to bring these resources and presentations on managing landscapes during drought, designed for landscape irrigation managers.


  • Understanding precipitation rates (PR) to to mitigate water and pesticide runoff
  • 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


California Drought Update

Julie Saare-Edmonds, CA Department of Water Resources


Local Water Supple Update

Don Smith, City of Folsom


Resource Information

Monica Garcia, Regional Water Authority & Cheryl Buckwalter, EcoLandscape


Irrigation Management for Urban Trees

Chuck Ingels & Loren Oki, UC Cooperative Extension



Managing Irrigation in a Drought