Irrigation Consultations with a certified water manager is an excellent way to understand the water needs of your landscape. During the consultation, areas of interest or questions such as how much water your landscape needs can be addressed. Maybe you’re planning a new landscape and would like a projection of how much water the new landscape is going to demand. We can help you in determining what can be the ideal water use for your landscape. We call that a landscape water allocation or water budget. Our consultations revolve around your questions and concerns. We will present you with customized options that fit your specific project. Not all landscapes are the same, all differ in location, size, type of plants, and function. All the differences can make it challenging to quantify a water budget with no knowledge of water management. Landscape water management is an applied science and certified water managers are qualified to help you determine the best solution for your water conservation efforts. In other words, we can figure out your landscape’s water footprint. By knowing your water budget and managing it, you could eliminate the added waste of time and money that happens when the landscape is overwatered. Certified landscape water managers evaluate, operate, manage and improve landscape irrigation systems to achieve the highest level of water conservation possible. CWMs will:
Evaluate site conditions and determine water availability and use requirement.
Have working knowledge of general irrigation theory, including hydraulics, soil-plant-water relationships, water requirements and electricity principles.
Understand irrigation equipment selection, use, restrictions and installation methods.
Identify and implement system upgrades and modifications and manage the control system to provide the most efficient irrigation possible.
Provide direction to the end user on system use, scheduling, maintenance and water conservation.