Access! Access! Access!
This video is unique because it was born from us rather suddenly having access to a property initiating an irrigation system from scratch.
A conservation-minded irrigation contractor friendly with the UCU and working with the homeowners advised them to sign onto the MDC Irrigation Rebate Program.
He then notified us of his high-minded plans for the system there: “smart” weather-based timer, plant-based zone design, and efficient MP rotator heads everywhere.
On our initial assessment site visit, not only did we find it video worthy, but I found it research worthy as well. We began filming immediately, and later the homeowners were invited to participate in the ET-based timer study and accepted.
from L to R: water meter, backflow device & new valves
Two months later we returned to the property for the post-assessment and found the new system installed as promised. We filmed the follow-up footage and after another month, when the still-new turf was better established, the data collection for the ET-based timer study began.
See the video here!