Covers irrigation history and current trends, principles and hydraulics, components, design with a focus on water conservation, installation and maintenance techniques, terminology, and Texas Irrigator Rules and Regulations. Focuses on preparing students for the Texas State Irrigators Exam. Textbook included; some supplies will have to be purchased. Approved by the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for 40 hours of continuing education credit. Due to fixed costs for this course, no refunds will be given after the Registration Deadline.
Includes origination of landscape irrigation, water conservation, irrigation terminology and components, backflow prevention and basic hydraulic principles, along with Texas rules and regulations. Due to fixed costs for this course, no refunds will be given after the Registration Deadline.
Includes collecting site information, calculating available water capacity, determining landscape needs, selecting equipment and head layout, sizing components, grouping heads into zones, calculating hydraulics and completing an irrigation design. Due to fixed costs for this course, no refunds will be given after the Registration Deadline.
This training includes water conservation, irrigation terminology, components, hydraulics, installation, maintenance, and the New Texas rules and regulations. New state law requires that a licensed irrigation technician and/or a licensed irrigator be on each irrigation site at all times.
BBA Accounting from UTEP
Texas Landscape Irrigator (LI #6875, original #966)
Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor (CLIA)
Texas Certified Landscape Irrigation Instructor
Author of the "Texas Landscape Irrigation Training and Reference Manual", used by over 80% of Texas for professional irrigation training.
Author, script writer, director, and producer of the “Professional Landscape Irrigation Training DVD".
Author of multiple irrigation training courses
Served as member of the Horticulture Advisory Board at Richland College in Dallas
Service as a Regional Authorized Instructor for the Irrigation Association (IA)
Former EPA WaterSense Partner
For more information contact Leslie Shelton @ (806) 467-3041 firstname.lastname@example.org
or Whitney Fernandez at (806) 467-3044 or email@example.com
* Financial Aid is available for the 40 hour Licensed Irrigator Training class. Call (806) 467-3041 for more information.