An Irrigation Station Workshop will be held May 23 in Leander. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present the event as part of the Williamson County Water Conservation Team partnership, which also includes the municipalities of Georgetown, Round Rock, Liberty Hill and Leander.
The workshop will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Leander Public Library, 1011 S. Bagdad Road.
There is no cost to attend but the public must preregister at https://tx.ag/May23IrrigationWorkshop or by calling 512-943-3300.
The event will provide an overview of where local water comes from and offer simple strategies to conserve water in the landscape.It will teach participants water-saving strategies to lower their water bill.
Irrigation Station Workshop agenda
The goal of the Irrigation Station Workshop is to educate residents about reducing landscape irrigation by demonstrating different water conservation strategies. Bill Teeter, City of Leander water conservation manager, will present an overview of the following subjects:
- Managing an irrigation system for water conservation.
- Fixing minor leaks, heads and nozzles.
- Troubleshooting valves and problems.
- Smart controllers.
- Drip irrigation.
- Irrigation scheduling.
Following the presentation, participants will have an opportunity to visit irrigation stations for demonstrations and hands-on learning.