Irrigation Technology

 

Irrigation with phil 150

 

March 4-9, 2019

Registration deadline February 27

 

Licensed Irrigator Training 

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.

Overview of Landscape Irrigation 

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.

Irrigation Design in 8 Steps 

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.

Irrigation Technician Training

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.

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About the Instructor - Phil Sheppard

 

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Professional Credentials:

    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 call (806) 371-2904