Smart Irrigation- Can Technology Make Our Jobs Easier and Improve Our Landscapes – Warren S. Gorowitz

This interactive presentation will cover the basics of smart irrigation technology and discuss future trends in the irrigation industry. Will artificial intelligence, drones and robots be part of our irrigation crews in the future? We will dive into how you can improve your irrigation system efficiency and ultimately move your focus from irrigation schedules to water management on your site.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand smart irrigation technology and how it can make our jobs easier
  • Understand why water management is the future of the irrigation industry and more attractive landscapes
  • Understand future trends in irrigation technology

Sponsored by: Gold Partner in Professionalism
Hunter Industries

 

Warren S. Gorowitz

Warren S. Gorowitz, director of corporate social responsibility, is a 26-year respected industry leader, and water efficiency and sustainability professional. He sits on numerous industry association boards and is a speaker and expert on issues related to water and sustainability in the Green Industry.

Warren provides global leadership and strategic direction in all areas of Corporate Social Responsibility for Hunter Industries, including Hunter’s corporate social responsibility report, employee volunteer and community development programs and Hunter’s Charitable Giving Committee. He previously served as Ewing Irrigation and Landscape Supply Vice President of Sustainability and maintained oversight of all sustainability initiatives and Sustainable Solutions products at Ewing.

Warren is an Irrigation Association Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Ornamental Horticulture from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California and received an Executive Masters of Sustainability Leadership from Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. He currently is a Faculty Associate at Arizona State University in the School of Sustainability. Warren is a Professional Grounds Management Society Board Member, Executive Committee Member of the Irrigation Innovation Consortium, Irrigation Association Past President, Past Founding Board Member of the Alliance for Water Efficiency.