How Landscape Characteristics Influence Irrigation Schedules

February 2, 2022 12:00 pm
Daniel Martinez

Technical Sales & Training Manager, ETwater

All landscapes are different. Those differences include soil type, plant type, sun, shade, slopes, and root depth, to name a few. Understanding how each of these characteristics influences your irrigation schedule is critical for all water managers, landscapers, or gardeners. These characteristics are fundamental and often overlooked in your watering schedule.

In this webinar, you will learn:

  1. How to determine the characteristics of your landscape
  2. How the characteristics impact water schedules
  3. Why run times remain fixed and frequency changes for best irrigation management practices
  4. How to interpret characteristics and set the best program for your landscape


Daniel Martinez

Technical Sales & Training Manager | ETwater, a JAIN IRRIGATION COMPANY

At JAIN ETwater Daniel is responsible for technical support in the field of weather-based irrigation controller and flow meter installation, along with controller hardware and JAIN Unity software training; in-person site walks of irrigation systems; and, troubleshooting or review of irrigation scheduling and smart controller programming. He is bilingual English and Spanish. Daniel has over 17 years of experience in the irrigation Industry, including Controller Programming, Irrigation System Troubleshooting, Wire Tracing and Valve Locating, Pipe Fitting and Valve Repair. He has worked as a consultant for the Community Gardens at Brian Bonamino Park in Riverside, as well as installing smart irrigation controllers for The Grove Community Church in Riverside. Daniel’s irrigation certifications include:

  • Certified Landscape Repair Technician
  • Certified Landscape Irrigation Installer
  • Certified Smart Water Manager
  • Certified Backflow Tester / Repair Technician

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