Colorado Proclaims July as Smart Irrigation Month!!!

The Irrigation Association and CPS are proud to announce that Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has proclaimed July 2017 as Smart Irrigation Month. This is the sixth consecutive year for Colorado recognizing Smart Irrigation Month, an Irrigation Association initiative that began in 2005.

The State of Colorado’s has recognized Smart Irrigation Month every year since 2012

The Irrigation Association first launched Smart Irrigation Month in July 2005 to increase public awareness of the value of water-use efficiency and water-saving products, practices and services. The initiative is designed to:• Educate homeowners, businesses, growers and other users about simple ways to save money and water.• Encourage industry firms and professionals to promote smart irrigation practices and technologies to customers.• Help water providers minimize peak water use and reduce demands on infrastructure in their communities.• Reinforce the role efficient irrigation plays in providing real solutions to today’s water challenges.All industry professionals and businesses are encouraged to find creative ways to participate in Smart Irrigation Month and to pursue proclamations by their state and municipal governments. Visit the Smart Irrigation Month website sample proclamation language.

The Irrigation Association is the leading membership organization for irrigation companies and professionals. Together with our members, we are committed to promoting efficient irrigation and to long-term sustainability of water resources for future generations. IA works to improve industry proficiency, advocate sound water management and grow demand for water-efficient products and services. For more information, visit