Landscaping codes and fundamentals of irrigation system design, installation and maintenance

Start Date
01/06/2023
End Date
01/06/2023
Description
This class provides an update on current landscaping regulations, standards, and applicable codes as well as opportunities to advance professionally. The class covers fundamental sprinkler and drip irrigation design considerations and installation techniques; soil classification and basic soil properties; proper criteria to consider when designing turf, tree & shrub locations; identifying different plant species; the fundamentals of water-smart landscapes; and key elements of the Water Authority’s water waste ordinance and how it applies to landscape professionals.
Location
Albuquerque, NM
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
8.0
Learning Outcomes
The fundamental elements of designing smart landscapes in relation with current landscaping regulations, industry standards, and applicable local codes are presented in this class. General design for sprinkler and drip irrigation techniques and components as well as concepts of pressure regulation are supported by applicable techniques in the class. Efficient irrigation components and funcionality are presented as the alternative to curtail excessive water usage. Finally techniques for managing installation and site specific plans are presented.
Instructors
Jom Corcoran
Course Codes
Provider
New Mexico Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects


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