Jamie Floer, Public Relations & Outreach Specialist, Orange County Utilities
Email: Jamie.Floer@ocfl.net
Phone: 407-254-9682

Orange County, Fla., Celebrates Smart Irrigation Month with Workshops

Irrigation and Micro-Irrigation Instruction Available in July

A picture of a sprinkler head watering a lawn with two logos.Orange County, Fla. – Orange County Utilities will celebrate Smart Irrigation Month during July by helping customers save water and money while seeing better results.

Smart Irrigation Month, a national public awareness effort to promote efficient water use, coincides with the peak month for outdoor water use.

In recognition of the month, four workshops will be held to teach participants about irrigation system maintenance, timer utilization and micro-irrigation, a system that applies small amounts of water to gardens trees and shrubs to minimize waste.

During the workshops, an irrigation professional will answer questions and provide hands-on instruction:

Date Location
Wednesday, July 10
6:30 p.m.
Alafaya Branch Library
12000 East Colonial Drive
Orlando
Thursday, July 18
6 p.m.
North Branch Library
1211 East Semoran Blvd.
Apopka
Thursday, July 25
6 p.m.
Windermere Branch Library
530 Main Street
Windermere
Saturday, July 27
11 a.m.
Tibet-Butler Nature Preserve
8777 Winter Garden Vineland Road
Orlando

 

There is no charge for the workshops, but preregistration is required by emailing Water.Division@ocfl.net or calling 407-254-9850 (select option 1, then 2).

Smart Irrigation Month is an initiative of the Irrigation Association, a non-profit industry organization dedicated to promoting efficient irrigation. Visit www.smartirrigationmonth.org to learn more.

About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its citizens and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world-famous theme parks, the nation’s second-largest convention center, and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners including the Mayor who is elected countywide. For more information, please visit www.OCFL.net or go to the Orange County Facebook and Twitter pages.

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