7,600 gallons – that is the amount of water a household annually saves when the irrigation system is designed and maintained with a Water Budget approach. Created by the EPA’s WaterSense program, this tool helps landscape designers and irrigation professionals fulfill the necessary criteria specified in the WaterSense New Home Specification. Continue reading
Many irrigation projects utilize water management consultants; however, the majority of irrigation installations do not. Constraining budgets often stimulate the use of performance specifications or design-build by irrigation installers. As a result, the project’s efficiency goals do not become a reality. Continue reading
Conserve water? Learn about water-saving technology? Save money on your water bill? Yes please! Join Water in Motion to celebrate the 13th annual Smart Irrigation Month and learn how you can do all three and more!
As the days get longer and summer settles in, you may notice an increase in mosquitoes and sunburns – as well as outdoor water use. “Peak water use season” describes the time of year when water use is at its highest, which usually occurs in early August, depending on where you live. Peak seasonal water use is typically three to five times as much as winter water use. It’s a great time to find new ways to save water indoors and out.
The Water in Motion team is excited to share an accomplishment of our President, Timothy Malooly. The Minnesota Nursery & Landscape Association presented Tim with the “Grow Results” award of 2017 for his commitment to the growth of Minnesota’s green industry and his numerous achievements in public affairs, locally and nationally.