Irrigation & Water Management Professionals

Irrigation professionals use their knowledge of landscaping and water management to efficiently and effectively support healthy landscapes by installing and maintaining irrigation systems and managing water resources for clients.

If you are an irrigation expert, then NALP has tools and resources that can help you grow and manage your business more effectively. We have gathered here for you, some of the top resources, but many others exist in the safety or member center sections of our website.

ResourcesTools & StrategiesCertificationGuidanceRecognitionPromotion

Irrigation Training Resources

Safety Training
Here are a few great safety training resources available on our website:

Irrigation Business Tools & Strategies

On Demand Webinars
NALP provides more than 40 new webinars a year, all of which are archived so you and your team can watch them live, or on demand. NALP members can view a complete list of archived webinars. They provide strategies for financial and HR management, sales and marketing, safety, horticulture knowledge and more. Here are a few suggested webinars for Irrigation professionals.

Articles
Get tips and strategies to help your business in the Landscape Professional Magazine, the weekly Essentials e-newsletter, and on our blog. Here are a few recent articles of interest:

Irrigation Certification

Many irrigation and water management professionals choose to increase their marketability by going above and beyond the basic required licenses and they become certified - which increases their technical and business knowledge and skill set.

Here are some certifications that irrigation and water management professionals often choose, however it is a good idea to review the entire list of options and learn more about the certification process.

Get a Business Mentor

NALP member irrigation professionals can sign-up for one-on-one mentoring with an experienced mentor (called a Trailblazer) who operates in a non-competing market. Have questions about specific parts of your business; financial, billing, sales, employee training, equipment and facilities questions? A visit with an NALP Trailblazer will provide answers. Have a look at the list of distinguished Irrigation Trailblazers that you could be matched with.

Recognition for Your Business

NALP presents awards through its Awards of Excellence. View a gallery of 2016 winning projects and consider entering the 2017 awards to reward clients and staff and promote your company’s commitment to excellence.

Tools to Promote Irrigation

NALP has great resources to share with the public, and with residential and commercial clients, to help educate them about the benefits of professionally designed and managed landscapes. Here is a great infographic to share.

LoveYourLandscape.org Is our consumer website. Here are some articles on residential water planning that you might want to share.

Here are some articles on commercial water planning that you might want to share.

Stay on Top of the Issues

It is important to know how local, state and federal regulations are affecting your business. Here are some resources to keep you up to date:

Issues Dashboard - Check our Issues Dashboard to stay abreast of our work on issues including: local pesticide & fertilizers laws and restrictions, Waters of the US (WOTUS) clean water act, pollinator health, green building codes, water bans or limitations, leaf blower bans-noise restrictions, DOL overtime rule, Lyme disease and H-2B.

NALP Public Affairs Report Card – Review our new quarterly Public Affairs Score Card to see the status and progress of key issues.


Membership in NALP

If you are a member of NALP and have questions about your membership, forgot your log in information, or if you would like to JOIN NALP, you can always email membership@landscapeprofessionals.org, or contact our Membership Director, cheryl@landscapeprofessionals.org or Membership Manager andrea@landscapeprofessionals.org or call the office at 800-395-2522.