Landscape Irrigation Articles

  • The Wave Water Park, Dublin, CA - Case Study

    Project Name: The Wave Waterpark Products: Grasspave2 Applications: Grass paver fire lane and overflow parking City: Dublin ...

    By Invisible Structures, Inc.

  • A methodological system for hydraulic heritage assessment: a management tool

    Traditional irrigation systems are spatial units with a remarkable cultural and heritage value, which in turn generate water landscapes. They are part of hydraulic heritage, which includes material, ideational and symbolic assets. However, the assets related to historical irrigation systems and their landscape units have been poorly studied and evaluated. This paper develops a methodological ...

    By IWA Publishing

  • Ordinances To Amend Soils Boost Compost Demand

    Municipalities everywhere are realizing that some of the environmental issues they are grappling with locally may be mitigated by healthier soils. In the late 1990s, when Puget Sound Chinook salmon was listed as threatened, Washington State officials scrambled to find ways to improve water quality in the Puget Sound and protect spawning streams. They identified a number of methods to reduce ...

    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Potential impacts of on-site greywater reuse in landscape irrigation

    This study investigated the effects of irrigation with different types of waters on soil, plants, and public health. The test plant was ryegrass grown in 12 planters filled with sandy loam soil and irrigated with three types of waters (4 planters for each type): freshwater, raw domestic light greywater (GW), and treated domestic light GW. The sodium adsorption ratio (SAR), EC, pH and alkalinity ...

    By IWA Publishing

  • Riddle Village Retirement Community, Media, Pennsylvania - Case study

    Project Name: Riddle Village Retirement Community Product: Grasspave2  Application: Fire Lane City: Media State/Province: Pennsylvania Install Date: September 1995 Install Size: 1010 m2 ...

    By Invisible Structures, Inc.

  • Moisture Increase in Expansive Soils at Developed Sites

    The purpose of this paper is to provide information pertinent to post-development depth-of-moisture increase in expansive soils underlying developed sites. In southern California, the developments are generally accompanied by irrigation around buildings and other improvements. Local experience indicates that the major source of water that contributes to moisture variation in expansive soils is ...

    By ASTM International

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