Colorado Springs Utilities honored for landscape industry partnerships Email
Written by Colorado Green NOW   
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 04:00 AM

Colorado Green Now

Colorado Springs Utilities received the Irrigation Association’s SWAT Outstanding Industry Partnership Award for 2020 in honor of its Landscape Professional Trade Allies Program. The water provider aimed to increase the purchase and installation of efficient irrigation products through rebates through educational workshops and partnership with area landscape contractors.  

The Colorado Springs Utilities program aims to transform the market to increase the purchase of efficient irrigation technologies throughout its service area through educational events, communication and rebate programs targeted to irrigation and landscape professionals. (Read more about the program in the September/October issue of Colorado Green magazine.) 

“Colorado Springs Utilities’ trade allies program highlights the importance of investing in the partnerships between irrigation professionals and water utilities,” said IA Industry Development Director John Farner. “Congratulations to everyone involved in this program. This SWAT recognition is well deserved.” 

SWAT is the Smart Water Application Technologies committee of the Irrigation Association. Its Outstanding Industry Partnership Award recognizes a water provider that has successfully implemented a program focused on partnership building with landscape and irrigation professionals to promote outdoor water conservation. 

Read more about the award at the Irrigation Association website or in the video below.

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