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2017 Irrigation Workshop -- Get Ready for the Season!
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2017 Irrigation Workshop -- Get Ready for the Season!

Learn the Hands-On Basics of Valves, Controllers, Sprinklers, Assembly and simple field troubleshooting from industry experts. Emphasis on engaging participants with straightforward instruction and actual, hands-on practice as well as providing timely, pertinent information at the start of irrigation season!

4/27/2017 to 4/28/2017
When: April 27-28, 2017
8:00 AM
Where: City of Tigard Public Works Auditorium
8777 SW Burnham
Tigard, Oregon  97223
United States
Contact: Michael Klein
503.534.5673


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All sessions led by industry experts. Emphasis will be on engaging participants with straightforward instruction, actual hands-on practice, and providing timely, pertinent information at the start of irrigation season!

What will you learn during each session?

VALVES: Operation, Adjustment, Diagnostics, Repair, Modifications, and Wire Connections.

CONTROLLERS: Scheduling, Programming, Diagnostics, and Enhanced Features

SPRINKLERS: Selection, Expected Performance, Operation, Adjustment, and Maintenance

ASSEMBLY: PVC Pipe and Fitting Connections, Art of Solvent Welding, Cement Selection, and Threaded Connections

FIELD TROUBLESHOOTING: Simple diagnostics to use between the Controller and the Valve

Multimeter use along with other Diagnostic Tools – BYO meters for specific support on your own devices.  Note: Check the Batteries beforehand!

 

Who should attend?

All park staff that work with or around irrigation systems!

Agenda:

Day 1 -  Thursday April 27th

   8:00 AM           Registration Check In and Group Assignment

   8:20 - 10:00    Session I - Controllers

   10:00 - 10:30  Break

   10:30 - 12:00  Session II - Valves

   12:00 - 1:00     Lunch (provided) and Q&A with vendors

    1:00 - 2:30      Session III - Assembly

Day 2 -  Friday April 28th

   8:00 AM           Registration Check In

   8:20 - 10:00    Session I - Sprinklers

   10:00 - 10:30  Break

   10:30 - 12:00  Session II - Multimeters/Diagnostic Tools

   12:00 - 1:00     Lunch (provided) and Q&A with vendors

    1:00 - 2:30      Session III - Troubleshooting

Registration

    - Includes: morning snacks, 2 lunches, comprehensive handouts and guides, MACS hat or t-shirt, & raffel items

$85 for ORPA Members

$125 for Non-Members

Registration closes Friday, April 21st

If approved, refunds for event registration cancellations will be subject to a 5% processing fee if purchase was made by credit card.

 

Continuing Education Credits

This workshop will qualify for 10 CEU's with the Irrigation Association and will be submitted to the the Landscape Contractor Board

 

Sponsors

           


 

 

 Workshop Questions Contact: 

Gordon Kunkle

gordon.kunkle@portlandoregon.gov


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