Sacramento: Efficient Water Management

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Topics: 

  • Understanding precipitation rates (PR) to to mitigate water and pesticide runoff
  • Improving drip irrigation layout to reduce water use
  • Improving scheduling strategies to achieve mandated water restrictions
  • Programming irrigation controllers to reduce and manage water use
  • Calculating application rates and PR for reducing runoff or deep percolation
  • Understanding water meters to improve efficiency

 

MWELO Update

Julie Saare-Edmonds, CA Department of Water Resources

 

Local Water Resource Information

Amy Talbot, Regional Water Authority

 

Drip Irrigation Management: Mitigating Water & Pesticide Runoff

Jim Borneman, Ewing Irrigation Products

 

Smart Controllers

Loren Oki, UC Davis Department of Plant Sciences