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Lee Engineering Saved DFW 2 Million Gallons of Water

Lee Engineering Helps DFW Beat High Water Bills Thanks to the development of smart controller technology and the passion of Licensed Irrigator Steve Thompson, Lee Engineering helped area homeowners conserve more than 2 million gallons of water in 2017. Steve Thompson leads the LEE water conservation initiative by educating Dallas – Fort Worth residents on the benefits of replacing old, out-dated …

Kristina GautreauxLee Engineering Saved DFW 2 Million Gallons of Water
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Backflow Prevention

In Texas, every home with an irrigation system is required to have a backflow prevention assembly (BPA) to eliminate the risk of contaminating the water supply.  BPAs are commonly referred to as a double check valve, or double check assembly (DCA). Double Check Valves The double check valve acts as a barrier between your irrigation and the City water source. The void space …

Kristina GautreauxBackflow Prevention
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Tired of Getting High Water Bills?

Smart Irrigation Technology Ready for some relief on high water bills? Now that fall is approaching, homeowners can finally cut back on the amount of water used for irrigation. Lee Engineering recommends setting your traditional irrigation controller to 57% of the normal capacity for the month of October: Better yet, install a smart controller and kiss high water bills goodbye. …

Kristina GautreauxTired of Getting High Water Bills?
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Gaps in the Soil by Driveway – The Mystery is Solved

Gaps in the Soil Do you notice voids or gaps in the soil near your concrete driveway or sidewalk? Does the soil along the perimeter of your home pull away from the slab foundation? Do you see cracks in or around your home? You aren’t alone. Many North Texans are perplexed by the presence of voids and gaps beneath sidewalks, …

Kristina GautreauxGaps in the Soil by Driveway – The Mystery is Solved
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Cycle and Soak Method – Irrigation

Cycle and Soak Method – Efficient Watering Techniques from Lee Engineering What is the Cycle and Soak Method?   The goal of the cycle and soak method is to maximize the percentage of water that effectively absorbs into the soil each time your sprinkler system runs. In areas of North Texas with clay soil, the soak and cycle method is ESSENTIAL …

Kristina GautreauxCycle and Soak Method – Irrigation
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Thirsty? So is Your Foundation

Dallas Fort Worth Foundation Watering Systems It is no secret that Texas summers are HOT! In the same way that your body demands extra water to compensate for the intense heat, your home’s foundation requires added moisture as well. It is time to educate yourself on the benefits of foundation watering. FACT: Most Dallas – Fort Worth homes are built …

Kristina GautreauxThirsty? So is Your Foundation
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Water Conservation? There’s an app for that

We have reached a point in modern technology where a convenient downloadable app exists for almost anything we can imagine. Thankfully, the irrigation industry has finally decided to jump on the band wagon with the development of smart controller technology. What is smart irrigation? A modern approach to traditional irrigation that allows homeowners to monitor their sprinkler system from a …

Kristina GautreauxWater Conservation? There’s an app for that

6 Reasons Why Drip Irrigation Pays For Itself

Farmers have been using drip watering systems, also known as trickle irrigation or micro-irrigation, for harvesting crops since the late 1800’s. Today drip systems are commonly used to offset the challenges of problematic soil by providing precise and efficient irrigation. If you own a home in Texas, proper foundation preservation through well-designed irrigation is essential to protecting your investment. In north Texas, …

Zane Woodson6 Reasons Why Drip Irrigation Pays For Itself