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Keep Your Lawn Green, Healthy & Water-Efficient with a Knowledgeable Irrigation Contractor

By Lindsay Wochnick

Installing and maintaining an efficient automatic irrigation system is often more complex than the average homeowner is prepared for. In-ground automatic sprinkler systems require regular maintenance, and sometimes hiring a knowledgeable irrigation contractor is the smart thing to do to ensure the irrigation system continues to perform. 

The Portland Water Bureau has resources available to help customers select a qualified and knowledgeable irrigation contractor: 

  • View a list of landscape and irrigation contractors who are licensed in the State of Oregon, certified by the Irrigation Association (IA), and partners with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) WaterSense Program. The Portland Water Bureau lists these contractors in order to provide customers with information regarding WaterSense labeling by EPA of contractors in Oregon. By listing them, the Portland Water Bureau does not recommend and/or endorse the listed contractors.
  • For a complete list of WaterSense Irrigation Contractors please visit
  • View an online brochure developed by the Regional Water Providers Consortium on how to select an irrigation contracting business.

For further information on saving water outdoors or to request a hard copy of either of the documents mentioned above, visit or call 503-823-4527.

Water Efficiency Team


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