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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 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Township of Guelph/Eramosa ~ Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre ~ Learning Room - 7384 Wellington Road 30, Guelph, ON N1H 6J2
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    IRRIGATION TECHNICIAN WORKSHOP


    This one-day Irrigation Workshop has been designed specifically for our front line 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 outdoor demonstrations.

    Topics that will be covered:

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

    DATE: April 24, 2019

    TIME: 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM 

    LOCATION:
    Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre ~ Learning Room 
    7384 Wellington Rd. 30
    Guelph, ON N1H 6J2


    Outdoor location: On Site

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

    Lunch is not provided at this workshop, please bring a bagged lunch. Please wear closed toe shoes to this workshop.


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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