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Certified Irrigation Designer

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Irrigation Association
Certified Irrigation Designer
6540 Arlington Boulevard, Falls Church, Virginia


Certified irrigation designers establish specifications and design drawings for irrigation projects.
Evaluate site conditions and determine water availability and use requirements.
Select the most effective irrigation equipment, methods and materials for the application.
Develop efficient and cost-effective irrigation designs that meet the plant or crop's watering requirements.
Prepare comprehensive plans and specifications that include construction details, equipment or materials, as well as appropriate irrigation schedules.
Ensure the installation matches the design intent.
Provide direction to the end user on system use, scheduling and maintenance.

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Work Experience Required? Yes

Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 2 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? Yes

Renew through Re-Examination? No

Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)? No

Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? No

This certification is related to Career and Technical Education Career Clusters.
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