Monthly Archives: April 2016


Top 10 Irrigation Challenges in Florida
Top 10 Irrigation Challenges in Florida
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Category: System Hazards

Whether you’re a business owner or a homeowner, you know that Florida poses a number of unique challenges when it comes to your irrigations system. In the Tampa Bay area, you’ll find tropical plants, tropical storms, and a number of irrigation hazards you may not find elsewhere.  Today, we’re counting down our top 10:

 

  1. Proper Water Distribution

In Florida, there are a diverse number of tropical plants, trees and flowering bushes you won’t find elsewhere in the U.S. —

Reclaimed Water Basics
Reclaimed Water Basics
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Category: Reclaimed Water Systems

Reclaimed water is one irrigation system staple that can help you conserve Tampa’s drinking water supply and save money at the same time.  Let’s take a look at how reclaimed water systems work, and how they benefit you.

 

What Is Reclaimed Water?

 

Reclaimed water is essentially treated wastewater. While most reclaimed water is only treated twice, reclaimed water at the Howard F. Curren Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant goes through three major processes before it’s made available to customers. While

The Top 5 Most Exciting Advances In Lawn Care Technology
The Top 5 Most Exciting Advances In Lawn Care Technology
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Category: Lawn Care | Lawn Care Technology

At first glance it may not seem like irrigations systems have changed much in the last 10 years. After all, we don’t see drones watering our landscapes or tending to our flower beds. Irrigation systems are still doing the same job they’ve been doing for decades. However, a careful look behind the scenes, reveals the sophisticated technologies that are at work: Advanced sensors that act as personal meteorologists, innovative lawn services run by tech startups, and apps that put some

The Ultimate Sprinkler Head Buying Guide
The Ultimate Sprinkler Head Buying Guide
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Category: Sprinkler Heads

Sprinkler heads. Believe it or not, they can make or break your irrigation system. When all is well you’ll see it in your lawn and on your balance sheet. But when things go wrong, the problems will be made visible there as well. The good news? Sprinkler head replacement is easy. But knowing what you actually need can sometimes be difficult.

 

Sprinkler Head Basics

 

Sprinkler heads come in all shapes and sizes. They can stand, rotate, bubble, drip,

What You Need to Know About Tampa Bay’s Water Regulations
What You Need to Know About Tampa Bay’s Water Regulations
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Category: Water Conservation | Watering Regulations

There are many benefits to having an irrigation system. Sprinkler systems can help cut down on labor and help your home or business maintain its curb appeal. However, water conservation is a growing concern for city and county officials. That’s why watering restrictions and watering days have become part of the solution in Tampa Bay. While many of these rules and regulations vary by city and county, if you know the basics, and take a common sense-approach to conservation,

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