Landscape Irrigation conference and exhibition*

The Landscape Irrigation Conference, Gold Coast Convention Centre, 18-20 June 2019.

This event will bring together the entire urban irrigation sector to learn from each other and industry experts about best irrigation practice and to see the latest water efficient products on display.

Kevin Page, City of Gold Coast Executive Coordinator Integrated Water Planning, Presenting Water and Waste: Recycled Water Network Expansion Project; targeting greenspace (parks, schools and sporting fields) for irrigation with high quality recycled water.

Dr Paul Lamble, Principal, Peak Water Consulting: Compares the performance, lifetime costs of ownership (capital and operating costs) and qualitative playing surface outcomes for both design and construct and professionally designed irrigation systems. It also addresses the key advantages and disadvantages of both to determine the optimal approach for sports field irrigation systems.

Jack Rea, Sunshine Coast Council Parks Community Sports Field Officer: Implementation of a centralised control system and smart irrigation project. Taking 5 years, costing several million dollars, it involved a huge amount of work on capturing asset data, condition rating, irrigation mapping, trialling CCS systems and how we have managed this process.

Rain Bird Australia: Explores the cost savings and maximising profits of installing a Rain Bird LXME controller with IQ3 central control at a Sydney Based Turf Farm.

Mark Siebentritt, Director Seed Consulting: The role of irrigated green cover to mitigate urban heat islands. A case study on the cooling benefits of irrigated green space, especially living turf, and how this should inform future decisions about how we cool, and grow, our cities.


Rex Sullings, Principal Aqueduct Consultancy: Landscape and sports turf irrigation design efficiency.


Richard Dilena, Irrigation Management Officer City Of Greater Geelong: Picking up the theme of provision of functional green assets in the community.


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