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Irrigation TECHNICIAN Workshop


This one-day Irrigation Workshop has been designed specifically for our frontline Parks staff, addressing irrigation issues as they pertain to parks and sports fields. The morning session will take place in-class, with the afternoon session consisting of a number of outdoor demonstrations.


Topics that will be covered:

  • Irrigation Service Spring and Fall
  • Service and Repairs with Demonstartions

  • Irrigation Controls 

  • New technologies - wireless soil monitoring, weather-based control and central control

  • A full afternoon of outdoor onsite demonstrations

This course is worth 1 credit towards your Parks Practitioner Designation

Upcoming events

    • 24 Apr 2018
    • 9:15 AM - 4:00 PM
    • City of Hamilton ~ Morgan Firestone Arena ~ Room A - 385 Jerseyville Rd West Ancaster, ON L9G 3L5
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    IRRIGATION TECHNICIAN WORKSHOP


    This one-day Irrigation Workshop has been designed specifically for our frontline Parks staff, addressing irrigation issues as they pertain to parks and sportsfields. The morning session will take place in-class, with the afternoon  session consisting of outdoor demonstrations.

    Topics that will be covered:

    • Irrigation Service Spring and Fall
    • Service and Repairs with Demonstartions
    • Irrigation Controls 
    • New technologies - wireless soil monitoring, weather-based control and central control
    • A full afternoon of outdoor onsite demonstrations

    DATE: April 24, 2018

    TIME: 9:15 AM to 4:00 PM 

    LOCATION:
    Morgan Firestone Arena ~ Room A - Outdoor portion will be at Soccer Field 2
    385 Jerseyville Rd West
    Ancaster, ON L9G 3L5

    COST:
    OPA Member: $247.80 per person
    Potential Member: $345.90 per person

Want to host this session? 

For this 1 day session we require a classroom that can accommodate approximately 30 people and has a projector and screen and whiteboard available. The host facility also needs to be within a short distance (preferably walking distance) to an irrigation demo site (preferably a sports field) available to be turned on.

The irrigation site should have readily available:
  • an accessible and view able controller
  • a shut off valve and winterization port
  • accessible valve box or boxes
  • water that can be turned on for testing the system
Please email training@ontarioparksassociation.ca to find out available hosting dates.
Instructed By:

     
Steve Hernandez
For more information, please send an email, referencing the course title, to training@ontarioparksassociation.ca
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