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EIA Working Group 1 (Sustainable agriculture) held its second meeting on June 24, 2021
Topic of interest of this group : Promotion of correct management of water as part of the solution for food demand, water and energy saving and an important contribution to development of agriculture (and not like a problem!) Definition of a standard model to calculate savings in water, energy, fertilizers and production increase, for each type of...
Alastair Higgs appointed as Europe Service Manager by Rain Bird
Beginning his career as a greenkeeper at Calcot Park in 2000, Alastair joined American Golf UK in 2004, before becoming Head Greenkeeper at Donnington Valley Golf Club, and then Course Manager at Windlesham Golf Club...
Objectives of WG2 : Elaboration of a White Paper, focus on why to use irrigation on the green areas
After present the content of the slides was agreed to not focus on water scarcity as it maybe a negative message despite we may not skip it. It was also agreed that each one will think and send some key points that we should develop....
The second meeting of EIA work group Training and Knowledge transfer took place on 29 June 2021.
The objective of the meeting was to review the proposed models for Training of irrigation professionals and decide on models and training courses which will have priority attention of the group. Other forms of knowledge transfer were not specifically discussed at this meeting and will be part of agenda in some of the future meetings....
Aquamatic joined EIA as member
Based in Portugal, Aquamatic is  an importer and official representative of Rain Bird, Hitachi Gardens, Unidelta, Bauer (Austria), K-Rain, Antelco, Arag and other brands. Aquamatic also carry professional irrigation products from Hunter, Toro, Nelson and many others...
Second meeting of EIA Working Group 6 : redesigning the website
Second Working Group 6 meeting held on June 29 and had 4 participants: Fleur Martin - EIA (leader), Vicky Barbouti - Rivulis, Céline Palvadeau - Netafim France, and Keith Bellin - Irritec. Different topics were discussed during this meeting
Emrgy joined EIA as member
Emrgy is redefining hydropower to be characterized by the same the attributes that catalyzed the exponential growth of the wind and solar power industries in recent decades: modularity and flexibility....
The kick-off teleconference of the EIA work group Training and Knowledge transfer took place on 20 May 2021.
The discussion started with reviewing the history of EIA involvement in education and certification of irrigation professionals and the lessons learned over more than two decades of providing training courses and CLIA (Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor) training and certification.It was acknowledged that knowledge transfer to irrigation professionals remains among the most important roles of the association, especially at...
Working Group Urban Landscape held two meetings : on the 10th on the 31st of May
On the first meeting, the participants spoke about how to develop this topic, there were several different ideas and finally it was agreed to focus on 5 key points and try to develop them for the second meeting ...
EIA Working Group  6 held its first meeting on May 25, 2021
Working Group 6 has five participants - Fleur Martin, EIA (leader), Vicky Barbouti - Rivulis, Celine Palvadeau - Netafim France, Pilar Ureatta - Matholding, and Keith Bellin - Irritec....
EIA Working Group 1 (Sustainable agriculture) held its first meeting on May 24, 2021
After a quick round of presentation of each other, participants start a brain storming about the main topic of interest : Promotion of correct management of water...
The national center for Irrigation Technology joined the EIA as member
The National Center for irrigation technology is a technological center specialized in standarization and testing of irrigation materials and equipment...