Residential Irrigation and Water Conservation
- Date of Publication
- August 31, 2021
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This manual is for both homeowners and professionals interested in efficient landscape irrigation systems. The manual covers all steps related to the selection of equipment, evaluating proposed system designs, implementing watering schedules that conserve water while producing quality landscapes. It also explains how to program irrigation system controllers and gives an overview of laws and regulations on the design and installation of irrigation systems. (63 pp., 40 photographs, 14 charts and tables.)
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