Technical Support: 979-845-2604 or agriliferegister@tamu.edu

Irrigation Troubleshooting & Performance Testing

  6/10 - 9/02
Licensed Irrigator $165.00
TNLA Member-Not TCEQ Irrigation Licensed $123.75

This eight-hour course covers how to:

  • evaluate and document site conditions that influence the  efficiency of landscape irrigation,
  • troubleshoot irrigation system components for proper operation,
  • perform routine maintenance and minor repair/adjustments of irrigation systems to improve performance
  • determine station precipitation rate, and
  • develop seasonal irrigation schedules that address site limitations, plant water needs and irrigation system performance.

The course includes classroom instructions, laboratory exercise and demonstrations, and hands-on experience in the field by troubleshooting and performance testing an actual irrigation system.

In this course, students learn:

  • a systematic approach for troubleshooting common irrigation system hardware and operation problems
  • how to determine precipitation rate using one of three methods: catch cans, flow meter, and flow measurement of individual sprinklers

Lunch not provided. Students should dress appropriately to be outside around sprinkler systems.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

If a cancellation becomes necessary, please send notification to agriliferegister@tamu.edu. Cancellations received no later than September 2, 2019 to class will receive a refund, minus a $25 administrative fee.