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CIVIC ASSOCIATION PUBLIC EDUCATION PROGRAM ON WATER CONSERVATION AND SMART IRRIGATION WINS EARLY ADOPTERS

The Civic Association Water Committee public awareness and education campaign; which has included town-wide direct mail, calls to the biggest water users in Town, 3 workshops, e-blasts, and a new webpage: http://palmbeachcivic.org/news/water; resulted in 118 property managers, owners, irrigation contractors, and landscape architects and contractors attending the workshops.

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New Florida Statute on Automatic Sprinklers

Florida Statutes (Ch. 373.62) now require that “any person who purchase and installs an automatic sprinkler system shall… install a rain sensor device or switch which will override the irrigation cycle of the sprinkler system when adequate rainfall has occurred.”

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Response Strong to Palm Beach Civic Association Launch of Smart Irrigation Campaign in the Town of Palm Beach

PALM BEACH – The first Smart Irrigation Workshop is being held at the Civic Association in the Paramount Building at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, September 28. Speakers will be:

·        Mike Brown, Communications Director, Palm Beach Civic Association
·        Jesus Rodriquez, Water Conservation Officer, South Florida Water Management District
·        Paul Brazil, Director, Town of Palm Beach Public Works
·        Representatives from four Smart Controller vendors

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