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Speaker: Ron Garcia, Irrigation Superintendent with City of Frisco

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    My Educational Programs / Sessions @ Nursery/Landscape EXPO

    Date / Time:  Wednesday, August 9 -- 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Session Title:   LA CES CEU Sessions: Sustainable Irrigation as a Conservation Measure
    Education CEUs:  LA_CES: 1 TNLA: 1

    Must be registered for Wednesday Education CEU sessions to attend. Please note, to receive a full 8 hours of TCEQ CEUs you must attend these sessions for the full day! Room 302 AB The talk will be centered around the City of Frisco’s history of Water Conservation through different programs such as the Free Sprinkler Checkup program, Smart controller Program, Newsletter, Weather Station, Licensed Inspectors and Patrol program. I will talk about the successes and miscalculations that have been made and how, through educated calculations involving weather and surface factors, microclimates and nozzle efficiency, Frisco is able to lower our GPCD each year even as the population grows. Presentation executive summary: Managing water conservation through inspections, education, enforcement, and checkups of irrigation systems in one of the fastest growing cities in America. Take-away bullet points:

    • Frisco manages a large population influx in a water taxed region
    • The beginnings of Water Resources in Frisco
    • Programs
    • What works and what doesn’t
    • Results
    With Ron Garcia, Irrigation Superintendent with the City of Frisco

         

    Ron Garcia, Irrigation Superintendent with the City of Frisco  
    Irrigation is responsible for Irrigation Plan Review, Irrigation Inspections, the FREE Sprinkler System Checkup program and Water Waste Prevention in the City of Frisco.