Irrigation Company Seeks Water Conservation Winner
Rain Bird Corp. of Azusa, Calif., a manufacturer and provider of
irrigation products and services, has created The Intelligent Use of
Water Award to recognize outstanding contributions by individuals
and/or organizations toward the advancement of landscape water
The award seeks to bring about greater knowledge and awareness
of the need for water conservation by honoring those persons or
organizations whose innovation, leadership, ingenuity, and overall
commitment to improved landscape water efficiency have raised the
standard for outdoor water conservation. The recipient of the 2007
award will receive $10,000 toward continuing landscape water
conservation efforts, a trip to the 2008 Tournament of Roses Parade,
and the opportunity to present water conservation solutions as a
featured panelist at the company?s year-end summit in Pasadena, Calif.
Consumers and professionals (industry and non-industry) are
encouraged to submit nominations by filling out a nomination form at www.rainbird.com/iuow/award.htm.
Nominations will close on Sept. 1, 2007, and an independent panel of
experts will select the winner based on their demonstrated leadership,
innovation and implementation of water-efficient measures.
"As more and more demand is placed on the world's supply of
usable water, the need has never been greater for more efficient
irrigation, better landscape designs, and increased knowledge as it
relates to reducing landscape water waste," said Dave Johnson, Rain
Bird's director of corporate marketing. "Water use in parks, public
places, golf courses and landscapes is under increased scrutiny,
leaving it to professionals, businesses and everyday consumers to find
and implement practical solutions that provide both economic and
environmental benefits. By recognizing these achievements, we aim to
inspire others to do the same."
Rain Bird is a member of the U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency's Alliance for Water Efficiency and the WaterSense steering