ion irrigation management inc. - Our Services: Master Planning

By: Ion Irrigation  09-12-2011
Keywords: irrigation

Municipalities, institutions and developers are increasingly planning large-scale irrigation networks or renovations to existing networks in response to the linking of irrigation with stormwater, infrastructure improvements, sustainability strategies, project phasing and tightening water supplies.

ion has prepared Irrigation Master Plans for rural subdivision developments, sports complexes, golf course and parks improvements, campus redevelopments and central control networks.

Keywords: irrigation

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ion irrigation management inc. - Our Services: Rainwater Harvesting

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ion irrigation management inc. - Our Services: LEED Modelling

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