Landscape Irrigation best management practices

Managed landscapes, while highly visible users of water, provide ecological, economical and reactional benefits. It is the stakeholder’s responsability to advocate for efficient irrigation and to incorporate and promote all reasonable practices that minimize water consumption and waste.

The Landscape irrigation best management practices includes : 

  • Three BPM that address the design, installation and management of irrigation systems.
  • Practice gidelines that address ways to effectively implement the respective BMPs and can be adapted locally.
  • Appendices that provide related information for the implementation or understanding of the BMPs. 
Author : 
Melissa Baum Haley, PhD Municipal Water District of Orange County

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