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Current Calendar

Welcome to the Current Calendar page of Water Management Specialists 

This page is combination of all workshops that are currently scheduled, regardless of their target market or "Approval".  You can look at each specific category to determine how many hours or what the approval rating or code.

_________________________   2017!!!!!!!! ___________________________________June

June 5,6,7,12,13,14                      Moody                         48 CEU's                            Basic Irrigation Systems and Design                                                              $575.00

**This course will work for CEU's for any of the days.  The 12th,13th,14th are the best days for CEU's

This forty eight (48) hour class is a pre-requisite for those individuals who are wanting to become a licensed irrigator.  This class covers all of the elements in the landscape irrigation design process.  It addresses the key items that are on the TCEQ tests on; Design, Hydraulics, Backflow, and General Irrigation Knowledge.  The attendees will do at least three designs in the class plus the exit design provided by the TCEQ.  Hydraulics is stressed in the class, as this is the statistically most failed section of the exam process. There will be several comprehensive hydraulic problems that the student will have to solve. This will ensure they fully comprehend Hydraulics and the associated components.  This will also provide the student with "snap shot" of their understanding of hydraulics.  The class utilizes the 585 book "Basic Irrigation Systems and Design".  The instructor for the class is also the author of the book.  Each student will be provided with additional homework and support after the class is over.  This class is also approved for CEU's for current licensed Irrigators.  This class is a 48 hour course so we will have extended hours during the five days.

June 16                  Austin                                             8 CEU's                Irrigation Design Utilizing Software                                                                  $195.00  

This class will demonstrate how computer software can aid the irrigator in irrigation design process.  This process will allow an irrigator to reduce their design times substantially as well as increasing the accuracy of the design.  The software will allow the irrigator to deploy the automatic mode, where it will do the majority of the calculations.  It can also be deployed in the manual mode where the irrigator picks and chooses what part of the irrigation design they would like assistance on.  The software will calculate safe flow rates of the water source, select the backflow device, calculate the most perfect head spacing, create balanced irrigation zones, size the valves, provide a complete ET based irrigation schedule, and provide a complete hydraulic statement.  There are many more features to list here.  The class will utilize an LCD projector to display all the items and techniques.  We will discuss the entire design process as defined by the TCEQ.  If you are not into the computer technology phase of irrigation, this will still be an excellent overview of the irrigation design process.  If you have a laptop, bring it and your can the program on your laptop to follow along in class.  There is no requirement for you to bring a laptop. 

***** If the IDA software is purchased in this class, the price of the software is reduced by 50%, reducing the price from $300.00 to $150.00

June 21                 San Antonio                                        8 CEU's                Irrigation Design Utilizing Software                                                               $195.00  

This class will demonstrate how computer software can aid the irrigator in irrigation design process.  This process will allow an irrigator to reduce their design times substantially as well as increasing the accuracy of the design.  The software will allow the irrigator to deploy the automatic mode, where it will do the majority of the calculations.  It can also be deployed in the manual mode where the irrigator picks and chooses what part of the irrigation design they would like assistance on.  The software will calculate safe flow rates of the water source, select the backflow device, calculate the most perfect head spacing, create balanced irrigation zones, size the valves, provide a complete ET based irrigation schedule, and provide a complete hydraulic statement.  There are many more features to list here.  The class will utilize an LCD projector to display all the items and techniques.  We will discuss the entire design process as defined by the TCEQ.  If you are not into the computer technology phase of irrigation, this will still be an excellent overview of the irrigation design process.  If you have a laptop, bring it and your can the program on your laptop to follow along in class.  There is no requirement for you to bring a laptop. 

***** If the IDA software is purchased in this class, the price of the software is reduced by 50%, reducing the price from $300.00 to $150.00

June 23                  Corpus Christi                                   8 CEU's                Irrigation Design Utilizing Software                                                                  $195.00  

This class will demonstrate how computer software can aid the irrigator in irrigation design process.  This process will allow an irrigator to reduce their design times substantially as well as increasing the accuracy of the design.  The software will allow the irrigator to deploy the automatic mode, where it will do the majority of the calculations.  It can also be deployed in the manual mode where the irrigator picks and chooses what part of the irrigation design they would like assistance on.  The software will calculate safe flow rates of the water source, select the backflow device, calculate the most perfect head spacing, create balanced irrigation zones, size the valves, provide a complete ET based irrigation schedule, and provide a complete hydraulic statement.  There are many more features to list here.  The class will utilize an LCD projector to display all the items and techniques.  We will discuss the entire design process as defined by the TCEQ.  If you are not into the computer technology phase of irrigation, this will still be an excellent overview of the irrigation design process.  If you have a laptop, bring it and your can the program on your laptop to follow along in class.  There is no requirement for you to bring a laptop. 

***** If the IDA software is purchased in this class, the price of the software is reduced by 50%, reducing the price from $300.00 to $150.00

June 26                 Dallas                                             8 CEU's                Irrigation Design Utilizing Software                                                                  $195.00  

This class will demonstrate how computer software can aid the irrigator in irrigation design process.  This process will allow an irrigator to reduce their design times substantially as well as increasing the accuracy of the design.  The software will allow the irrigator to deploy the automatic mode, where it will do the majority of the calculations.  It can also be deployed in the manual mode where the irrigator picks and chooses what part of the irrigation design they would like assistance on.  The software will calculate safe flow rates of the water source, select the backflow device, calculate the most perfect head spacing, create balanced irrigation zones, size the valves, provide a complete ET based irrigation schedule, and provide a complete hydraulic statement.  There are many more features to list here.  The class will utilize an LCD projector to display all the items and techniques.  We will discuss the entire design process as defined by the TCEQ.  If you are not into the computer technology phase of irrigation, this will still be an excellent overview of the irrigation design process.  If you have a laptop, bring it and your can the program on your laptop to follow along in class.  There is no requirement for you to bring a laptop. 

***** If the IDA software is purchased in this class, the price of the software is reduced by 50%, reducing the price from $300.00 to $150.00

June 28                  Houston                                       8 CEU's                Irrigation Design Utilizing Software                                                                  $195.00  

This class will demonstrate how computer software can aid the irrigator in irrigation design process.  This process will allow an irrigator to reduce their design times substantially as well as increasing the accuracy of the design.  The software will allow the irrigator to deploy the automatic mode, where it will do the majority of the calculations.  It can also be deployed in the manual mode where the irrigator picks and chooses what part of the irrigation design they would like assistance on.  The software will calculate safe flow rates of the water source, select the backflow device, calculate the most perfect head spacing, create balanced irrigation zones, size the valves, provide a complete ET based irrigation schedule, and provide a complete hydraulic statement.  There are many more features to list here.  The class will utilize an LCD projector to display all the items and techniques.  We will discuss the entire design process as defined by the TCEQ.  If you are not into the computer technology phase of irrigation, this will still be an excellent overview of the irrigation design process.  If you have a laptop, bring it and your can the program on your laptop to follow along in class.  There is no requirement for you to bring a laptop. 

***** If the IDA software is purchased in this class, the price of the software is reduced by 50%, reducing the price from $300.00 to $150.00

 

June 29,30 and July 5,6,7         Houston                          48 CEU's                            Basic Irrigation Systems and Design                                                              $575.00

**This course will work for CEU's for any of the days.  The 12th,13th, and 14th are the best days for CEU's

This forty eight (48) hour class is a pre-requisite for those individuals who are wanting to become a licensed irrigator.  This class covers all of the elements in the landscape irrigation design process.  It addresses the key items that are on the TCEQ tests on; Design, Hydraulics, Backflow, and General Irrigation Knowledge.  The attendees will do at least three designs in the class plus the exit design provided by the TCEQ.  Hydraulics is stressed in the class, as this is the statistically most failed section of the exam process. There will be several comprehensive hydraulic problems that the student will have to solve. This will ensure they fully comprehend Hydraulics and the associated components.  This will also provide the student with "snap shot" of their understanding of hydraulics.  The class utilizes the 585 book "Basic Irrigation Systems and Design".  The instructor for the class is also the author of the book.  Each student will be provided with additional homework and support after the class is over.  This class is also approved for CEU's for current licensed Irrigators.  This class is a 48 hour course so we will have extended hours during the five days.

July 10                 Houston                                                     8 CEU's               Irrigation Troubleshooting and Repair                                                          $195.00  

The class will combine class lecture, manual, and a working mock up of controller and valves to provide a solid base in irrigation troubleshooting.  It will focus on using a "Multi-Meter" to be able to diagnose and trouble shoot the electrical system on irrigation systems.  We will demonstrate how to calibrate and utilize a multi-meter.  This will range from troubleshooting valves, solenoids, transformers, wiring, or anything else that is electrical.  We will address the key elements of irrigation diagnostics .....ELECTRICAL, HYDRAULIC, AND MECHANICAL.  We will address all major components of the irrigation system such as controllers, valves, backflow, heads, drip, rain/moisture sensors, etc.  The mock system allows the instructor create multiple problems that are encountered while trouble shooting.  This gives the irrigator or irrigation technician the ability to learn and gain confidence in dealing with electrical issues.  We also discuss the usage of other technologies such as valve locators, fault locaters, etc.  We will also discuss the common maintenance and repair items generally associated with "Two-Wire" systems.  This is an excellent course for all irrigators, irrigation technicians, and maintenance personnel on large scale apartment complexes. 

** Bring your own multi-meter if you have one.  If you do not have one, call our office for recommendations for the best options available.  You are not required to bring a multi meter.  Meters will be available in the class.

July 11                  Woodlands                                       8 CEU's                Irrigation Design Utilizing Software                                                                  $195.00  

This class will demonstrate how computer software can aid the irrigator in irrigation design process.  This process will allow an irrigator to reduce their design times substantially as well as increasing the accuracy of the design.  The software will allow the irrigator to deploy the automatic mode, where it will do the majority of the calculations.  It can also be deployed in the manual mode where the irrigator picks and chooses what part of the irrigation design they would like assistance on.  The software will calculate safe flow rates of the water source, select the backflow device, calculate the most perfect head spacing, create balanced irrigation zones, size the valves, provide a complete ET based irrigation schedule, and provide a complete hydraulic statement.  There are many more features to list here.  The class will utilize an LCD projector to display all the items and techniques.  We will discuss the entire design process as defined by the TCEQ.  If you are not into the computer technology phase of irrigation, this will still be an excellent overview of the irrigation design process.  If you have a laptop, bring it and your can the program on your laptop to follow along in class.  There is no requirement for you to bring a laptop. 

***** If the IDA software is purchased in this class, the price of the software is reduced by 50%, reducing the price from $300.00 to $150.00

July 20                  San Antonio                                                 8 CEU's                Irrigation Scheduling                                                                                          $195.00  

The class will focus on the data needed and the process of determining an irrigation schedule.  The watering window will be discussed in great detail.  We will discuss many different strategies to implement in the event of drought or purveyor mandated water restrictions.  We will discuss computer software to address the irrigation scheduling process.  ET and the concept and application will be discussed.  We will discuss the challenges facing the commercial user due to expanded zones.  The use of technology to obtain scheduling will be discussed.  There are many more features to list here.  The class will utilize an LCD projector to display all the items and techniques. 

***** If the Irrigation Scheduling  software is purchased in this class, the price of the software is reduced by 50%, reducing the price from $300.00 to $150.00.  The commercial scheduling software will address up to 400 zones per site. The software is not required or mandated for this class.

July 21                 New Braunfels                                       8 CEU's                Irrigation Design Utilizing Software                                                                  $195.00  

This class will demonstrate how computer software can aid the irrigator in irrigation design process.  This process will allow an irrigator to reduce their design times substantially as well as increasing the accuracy of the design.  The software will allow the irrigator to deploy the automatic mode, where it will do the majority of the calculations.  It can also be deployed in the manual mode where the irrigator picks and chooses what part of the irrigation design they would like assistance on.  The software will calculate safe flow rates of the water source, select the backflow device, calculate the most perfect head spacing, create balanced irrigation zones, size the valves, provide a complete ET based irrigation schedule, and provide a complete hydraulic statement.  There are many more features to list here.  The class will utilize an LCD projector to display all the items and techniques.  We will discuss the entire design process as defined by the TCEQ.  If you are not into the computer technology phase of irrigation, this will still be an excellent overview of the irrigation design process.  If you have a laptop, bring it and your can the program on your laptop to follow along in class.  There is no requirement for you to bring a laptop. 

***** If the IDA software is purchased in this class, the price of the software is reduced by 50%, reducing the price from $300.00 to $150.00

July 26                   Austin                                              8 CEU's                Irrigation Design Utilizing Software                                                               $195.00  

This class will demonstrate how computer software can aid the irrigator in irrigation design process.  This process will allow an irrigator to reduce their design times substantially as well as increasing the accuracy of the design.  The software will allow the irrigator to deploy the automatic mode, where it will do the majority of the calculations.  It can also be deployed in the manual mode where the irrigator picks and chooses what part of the irrigation design they would like assistance on.  The software will calculate safe flow rates of the water source, select the backflow device, calculate the most perfect head spacing, create balanced irrigation zones, size the valves, provide a complete ET based irrigation schedule, and provide a complete hydraulic statement.  There are many more features to list here.  The class will utilize an LCD projector to display all the items and techniques.  We will discuss the entire design process as defined by the TCEQ.  If you are not into the computer technology phase of irrigation, this will still be an excellent overview of the irrigation design process.  If you have a laptop, bring it and your can the program on your laptop to follow along in class.  There is no requirement for you to bring a laptop. 

***** If the IDA software is purchased in this class, the price of the software is reduced by 50%, reducing the price from $300.00 to $150.00

July 28                Dallas                                                 8 CEU's                Irrigation Scheduling                                                                                          $195.00  

The class will focus on the data needed and the process of determining an irrigation schedule.  The watering window will be discussed in great detail.  We will discuss many different strategies to implement in the event of drought or purveyor mandated water restrictions.  We will discuss computer software to address the irrigation scheduling process.  ET and the concept and application will be discussed.  We will discuss the challenges facing the commercial user due to expanded zones.  The use of technology to obtain scheduling will be discussed.  There are many more features to list here.  The class will utilize an LCD projector to display all the items and techniques. 

***** If the Irrigation Scheduling  software is purchased in this class, the price of the software is reduced by 50%, reducing the price from $300.00 to $150.00.  The commercial scheduling software will address up to 400 zones per site. The software is not required or mandated for this class.

July 31                Ft. Worth                                                 8 CEU's               Irrigation Design Utilizing Software                                                                    $195.00  

This class will demonstrate how computer software can aid the irrigator in irrigation design process.  This process will allow an irrigator to reduce their design times substantially as well as increasing the accuracy of the design.  The software will allow the irrigator to deploy the automatic mode, where it will do the majority of the calculations.  It can also be deployed in the manual mode where the irrigator picks and chooses what part of the irrigation design they would like assistance on.  The software will calculate safe flow rates of the water source, select the backflow device, calculate the most perfect head spacing, create balanced irrigation zones, size the valves, provide a complete ET based irrigation schedule, and provide a complete hydraulic statement.  There are many more features to list here.  The class will utilize an LCD projector to display all the items and techniques.  We will discuss the entire design process as defined by the TCEQ.  If you are not into the computer technology phase of irrigation, this will still be an excellent overview of the irrigation design process.  If you have a laptop, bring it and your can the program on your laptop to follow along in class.  There is no requirement for you to bring a laptop. 

***** If the IDA software is purchased in this class, the price of the software is reduced by 50%, reducing the price from $300.00 to $150.00

August 2,3,9,10,11                     Houston                          48 CEU's                            Basic Irrigation Systems and Design                                                              $575.00

**This course will work for CEU's for any of the days.  The 9th,10th,11th are the best days for CEU's

This forty eight (48) hour class is a pre-requisite for those individuals who are wanting to become a licensed irrigator.  This class covers all of the elements in the landscape irrigation design process.  It addresses the key items that are on the TCEQ tests on; Design, Hydraulics, Backflow, and General Irrigation Knowledge.  The attendees will do at least three designs in the class plus the exit design provided by the TCEQ.  Hydraulics is stressed in the class, as this is the statistically most failed section of the exam process. There will be several comprehensive hydraulic problems that the student will have to solve. This will ensure they fully comprehend Hydraulics and the associated components.  This will also provide the student with "snap shot" of their understanding of hydraulics.  The class utilizes the 585 book "Basic Irrigation Systems and Design".  The instructor for the class is also the author of the book.  Each student will be provided with additional homework and support after the class is over.  This class is also approved for CEU's for current licensed Irrigators.  This class is a 48 hour course so we will have extended hours during the five days.

August 4th                 Houston                                                    8 CEU's               Irrigation System Measurements *** Pending Approval                          $225.00  

*** This class is pending approval from TCEQ, In the event the approval is not received, an approved CEU class will be approved.

This class will address multiple methods of obtaining site measurements for irrigation design projects.  This will be for residential, commercial and institutional.  We will use multiple methods for obtaining this data ranging from a physical site visit taking measurements, data provided via others such as surveys, and data obtained via the internet such as "Google Earth" and other software, and technology such as drones.  We will discuss the pros and cons of each method as well as what tools and equipment will be needed.  We will generate a plot plan utilizing each of the methods previously listed.  We will use basic drafting tools and computer technology for each so that the information can be gained and plot plan generated with our without design software.  We will address and utilize basic math formulas to determine slopes, square footage, and cubic footage.  A companion software package will be used with the training program and is included with the class.

August 16th              Lubbock                                                 8 CEU's               Irrigation Design Utilizing Software                                                                 $195.00  

This class will demonstrate how computer software can aid the irrigator in irrigation design process.  This process will allow an irrigator to reduce their design times substantially as well as increasing the accuracy of the design.  The software will allow the irrigator to deploy the automatic mode, where it will do the majority of the calculations.  It can also be deployed in the manual mode where the irrigator picks and chooses what part of the irrigation design they would like assistance on.  The software will calculate safe flow rates of the water source, select the backflow device, calculate the most perfect head spacing, create balanced irrigation zones, size the valves, provide a complete ET based irrigation schedule, and provide a complete hydraulic statement.  There are many more features to list here.  The class will utilize an LCD projector to display all the items and techniques.  We will discuss the entire design process as defined by the TCEQ.  If you are not into the computer technology phase of irrigation, this will still be an excellent overview of the irrigation design process.  If you have a laptop, bring it and your can the program on your laptop to follow along in class.  There is no requirement for you to bring a laptop. 

***** If the IDA software is purchased in this class, the price of the software is reduced by 50%, reducing the price from $300.00 to $150.00

August 19th              Las Vegas                                            8 CEU's               Irrigation Design Utilizing Software                                                                 $225.00  

This class will demonstrate how computer software can aid the irrigator in irrigation design process.  This process will allow an irrigator to reduce their design times substantially as well as increasing the accuracy of the design.  The software will allow the irrigator to deploy the automatic mode, where it will do the majority of the calculations.  It can also be deployed in the manual mode where the irrigator picks and chooses what part of the irrigation design they would like assistance on.  The software will calculate safe flow rates of the water source, select the backflow device, calculate the most perfect head spacing, create balanced irrigation zones, size the valves, provide a complete ET based irrigation schedule, and provide a complete hydraulic statement.  There are many more features to list here.  The class will utilize an LCD projector to display all the items and techniques.  We will discuss the entire design process as defined by the TCEQ.  If you are not into the computer technology phase of irrigation, this will still be an excellent overview of the irrigation design process.  If you have a laptop, bring it and your can the program on your laptop to follow along in class.  There is no requirement for you to bring a laptop. 

***** If the IDA software is purchased in this class, the price of the software is reduced by 50%, reducing the price from $300.00 to $150.00

 

August 22nd              Abilene                                                8 CEU's               Irrigation Design Utilizing Software                                                                 $195.00  

This class will demonstrate how computer software can aid the irrigator in irrigation design process.  This process will allow an irrigator to reduce their design times substantially as well as increasing the accuracy of the design.  The software will allow the irrigator to deploy the automatic mode, where it will do the majority of the calculations.  It can also be deployed in the manual mode where the irrigator picks and chooses what part of the irrigation design they would like assistance on.  The software will calculate safe flow rates of the water source, select the backflow device, calculate the most perfect head spacing, create balanced irrigation zones, size the valves, provide a complete ET based irrigation schedule, and provide a complete hydraulic statement.  There are many more features to list here.  The class will utilize an LCD projector to display all the items and techniques.  We will discuss the entire design process as defined by the TCEQ.  If you are not into the computer technology phase of irrigation, this will still be an excellent overview of the irrigation design process.  If you have a laptop, bring it and your can the program on your laptop to follow along in class.  There is no requirement for you to bring a laptop. 

***** If the IDA software is purchased in this class, the price of the software is reduced by 50%, reducing the price from $300.00 to $150.00

 

August 28            Dallas                                                 8 CEU's               Irrigation Maintenance Check List - Automated                                              $250.00  

******* The class is pending approval.  If TCEQ approval is not obtained by the time of this class, an approved class will be substituted.

This class will address the TCEQ mandated "Maintenance Check List".  This class will utilize software to create and generate a complete "Maintenance Check List".  We will discuss what products types need maintenance and then what specific maintenance that they will require.  In most cases there are multiple options, we will discuss these options.  The irrigator will ultimately make the decision as to which is the best scenario for their situation.  We will discuss the key elements of the system including backflow certification, irrigation scheduling, and the "As Built".  We will discuss options of using GPS to locate all the key components of the irrigation system.  The software will allow for the input of this data. The software will generate an annual ET based irrigation schedule exceeding the TCEQ minimum requirements.  Options such as "Maintenance Contracts and Extended Warranties will be discussed.  The software utilized in this class is provided with the class.  To purchase it without attending the CEU class, contact our office or visit our website.

August 30             Houston                                                 8 CEU's               Irrigation Maintenance Check List - Automated                                              $250.00  

******* The class is pending approval.  If TCEQ approval is not obtained by the time of this class, an approved class will be substituted.

This class will address the TCEQ mandated "Maintenance Check List".  This class will utilize software to create and generate a complete "Maintenance Check List".  We will discuss what products types need maintenance and then what specific maintenance that they will require.  In most cases there are multiple options, we will discuss these options.  The irrigator will ultimately make the decision as to which is the best scenario for their situation.  We will discuss the key elements of the system including backflow certification, irrigation scheduling, and the "As Built".  We will discuss options of using GPS to locate all the key components of the irrigation system.  The software will allow for the input of this data. The software will generate an annual ET based irrigation schedule exceeding the TCEQ minimum requirements.  Options such as "Maintenance Contracts and Extended Warranties will be discussed.  The software utilized in this class is provided with the class.  To purchase it without attending the CEU class, contact our office or visit our website.

 

December 18th, and 19th          Red River, New Mexico            8 CEU's                To Be Determined                                                                                      $250.00

The class will be announced once the site is booked.  The class will be a one day CEU class that will be run from 6:30 to 10:30 each morning.  Breakfast will be provided.  This format allows for the CEU class to comply with the TCEQ requirements and allow you to have the day to enjoy the surroundings.

 

 ** If course not approved by this timeline then an approved course will be substituted

All of the Irrigation Technician classes will satisfy both the Licensed Irrigator and License Irrigation Inspector requirements for CEU's as well as provide the required hours for the Licensed Irrigation Technician.

** Class is pending TCEQ Approval, if Approval letter is not in place prior to the class date, the class will be substituted for another TCEQ Approved class.

All of the TCEQ CEU classes include lunch!

 

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All of the Irrigation Technician classes will satisfy both the Licensed Irrigator and License Irrigation Inspector requirements for CEU's as well as provide the required hours for the Licensed Irrigation Technician.

** Class is pending TCEQ Approval, if Approval letter is not in place prior to the class date, the class will be substituted for another TCEQ Approved class.

All of the TCEQ CEU classes include lunch!

 

CLASS REGISTRATION

To register for any of these classes, click here........"Register for a Class"

               

 

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