Smart Irrigation Month


WHEREAS,water is a finite resource and is essential to human life and health; and

WHEREAS, well-maintained green spaces are vital to the well-being of individuals and communities; and

WHEREAS, irrigation plays a critical role in supporting Virginia agriculture, the Commonwealth’s largest industry; and

WHEREAS, advanced irrigation technology, combined with best practices, can significantly improve residential and commercial water-use efficiency; and

WHEREAS, the Irrigation Association encourages citizens to utilize efficient irrigation products and practices for substantial water savings;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Terence R. McAuliffe, do hereby recognize July 2014 as SMART IRRIGATION MONTH in our COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, and I call this observance to the attention of all our citizens.