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Brackish Water for Irrigation?

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Kimberly Frith on Jul 1, 2010, 2:10 pm

We have a project located close to the coast. The landscape designer is considering including plants which would be watered with brackish water for irrigation (pumped from underground). Would...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jul 1, 2010, 9:47 pm

Irrigation Types and Efficiencies

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Marina Wrensch on Jun 23, 2010, 5:18 pm

LEED only cites only two types of irrigation and their efficiency. For quite some time now the irrigation manufacturing industry has improved their sprinkler products tremendously and it might be...

Last reply: Gunnar Hubbard, Jul 1, 2010, 11:30 am

Artificial Turf

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Alexis Voeltner on Apr 27, 2010, 7:27 pm

There are many artificial turf manufacturers that claim their artificial turf satisfy multiple LEED credits. Can artificial turf be considered “open-grid pavement system” under credit SS 7.1:...

Last reply: Rick Ferrara, Jun 23, 2010, 12:55 am

Water Meter

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Caroline O'Leary on May 7, 2010, 4:27 pm

We're trying to determine if a second water meter is necessary to track water useage for exterior landscaping. The jurisdiction for the project does not have a preference either way. Based on...

Last reply: Rick Ferrara, Jun 23, 2010, 12:48 am

Irrigation of playing field in a soccer stadium

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by WAGNER OLIVEIRA SILVA on Dec 11, 2009, 8:57 am

Concerning credit WEc1.1 and 1.2, there are some circumstances where it is unclear whether the water used for watering must be considered as irrigation water per intent of the credit or process...

Last reply: Shannon Gray , Jan 4, 2010, 12:07 pm

Blowdown water for irrigation?

NC-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Tristan Roberts on Dec 28, 2009, 1:55 pm

Overheard in an exchange about the possible use of...