Date: Monday, July 12, 2021
The production of e-waste is skyrocketing. Nearly 54 million tons of e-waste was discarded globally in 2019 —an amount that’s expected to increase to 74.7 million tons a year by 2030.
Sadly, less than 20% of e-waste is recycled annually.
How Hunter Is Helping
At Hunter Industries, we’re striving to improve that figure by expanding our Irrigation Controller Recycling Program to customers nationwide.
Since launching our pilot program 2.5 years ago, we’ve recycled more than 12,000 lbs of controller e-
Date: Thursday, July 1, 2021
From residential landscapes to agricultural zones to sports fields, a well-managed watering plan is a must for maintaining usable green spaces, growing food, and connecting people with the outdoors. Smart irrigation plays a vital role in achieving new levels of sustainability for the environment and the communities where we live, work, and play. Yet one often overlooked aspect of smart irrigation is the practice of upgrading outdated or broken irrigation controllers to current, more efficient models — and
Date: Tuesday, June 22, 2021
The global COVID-19 pandemic has impacted people everywhere in different ways. At Hunter Industries, it forced the company to modify business operations to keep employees safe while delivering on customer needs.
While the pandemic initially delayed the progress of the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility objectives, Hunter never lost sight of key performance targets. Throughout its operations, the company remains focused on finding a balance between people, planet, and profit.
Date: Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Contractors will never have to tunnel under or cut through a sidewalk to install a flow sensor again! Designed for use with Hydrawise smart irrigation systems, the new Wireless HC Flow Meter communication kit maximizes time, material, and labor savings for any new installation or retrofit project.
No More Wires or Trenching
When asphalt, concrete, or other hardscape materials are in the way, this kit is the ideal solution to deliver highly reliable flow data that maximizes water savings and protects
Date: Thursday, June 3, 2021
How do you safely set up irrigation on a power-deprived median without cutting up the surrounding asphalt or dealing with a plethora of permits? What’s the best way to establish temporary irrigation in a newly built housing development or set up an automatic watering solution for a homeowner’s hydroponic garden? How can you manage a specialty irrigation project like a green roof or wall?
When locations are difficult to access, lack electrical power, or demand cost-prohibitive wire runs, battery-powered
Date: Wednesday, April 7, 2021
The new PilotFCP Utility program from Hunter Industries provides an innovative solution for users looking to simplify golf course irrigation for their Pilot® Network.
With PilotFCP, users can unlock helpful features to streamline watering — such as scheduling basic programs — remotely from a computer or tablet without visiting the controllers in the field.
“Some golf superintendents just want a simple way to manage their everyday course irrigation,” said Carl Eberts, Product Marketing Manager for Hunter
Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2021
The industry’s simplest two-wire system just got easier! The new handheld EZ-DT diagnostic tool uses wireless technology to streamline installation and maintenance of EZ Decoder Systems.
Contractors can use the EZ-DT to quickly and easily assess system health from within the valve box — without having to uninstall the decoders — reducing time and labor on the jobsite.
“Modeled after the Hunter ICD-HP handheld programmer, the EZ-DT uses proprietary wireless electromagnetic induction communication,” said
Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Tall grass can block or deflect a rotor’s nozzle stream, which leads to dry, underwatered patches and muddy, overwatered areas.
The new PGP-06 solves this problem with a taller pop-up height. At 6", it can clear tall turf and deliver water efficiently without interference.
“When the nozzle stream is blocked by turf, it can’t work effectively,” said Steve Hoveln, Product Manager at Hunter Industries. “The new PGP-06 rotor pops up a full 6", which positions the nozzle high above the turf. This allows it to
Date: Thursday, January 21, 2021
Native plant restoration projects and subsurface drip irrigation systems often require temporary overhead watering to support delicate plants. To simplify this process, two new stake kits are now available. All kit components except the nozzle are preassembled for ease of installation — simply install the MP Rotator nozzle of your choice for a flexible, high-efficiency solution. Hunter also offers a riser-mounted solution for standard and pressure-regulated PGP® shrub rotors.
“We developed these
Date: Friday, January 15, 2021
Across the nation, state legislatures and regulatory agencies are increasingly mandating the use of pressure-regulated irrigation products to maximize water-use efficiency.
To meet these stringent new requirements for water conservation, irrigation product manufacturer Hunter Industries offers a full suite of pressure-regulated Pro-Spray spray bodies — the first in the industry to be WaterSense Certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Several states have introduced pressure