Consumers Turn to Drip Irrigation in Tough Economic Times

Livermore, California (EastBayDaily) — In this economy, everyone is looking for ways to stretch their budget without changing their lifestyle. Our gardens provide a break from the pressures of job-hunting, bill paying, and everyday stress. According to the National Gardening Association, an estimated 43 million households gardened in 2009. People all over the world are turning to drip irrigation as a means to keep their landscapes and gardens green while conserving water and reducing their monthly water bills. To meet this growing demand for drip irrigation products, Irrigation Direct has doubled the size of its warehouse and expanded its drip irrigation product lines.

A UC Davis Study estimated that water consumption can be reduced by up to 50% with drip irrigation. “Our focus has always been to provide affordable drip irrigation products to consumers and contractors by manufacturing them and selling factory-direct online,” explains Bill Hayes, founder and president of Irrigation Direct. “This expansion allows us to provide the variety of drip irrigation products that our customers are looking for and in the quantities they need.” New products offered by Irrigation Direct include Direct-Loc fittings for drip tubing, Brown Professional Dripperline, and Self-Piercing Drip Emitters.

About Irrigation Direct Irrigation Direct was founded in 2006 to provide a wide choice of sprinkler and drip irrigation supplies at factory-direct prices. Their website offers a wide range of irrigation tutorials, owners manuals, and troubleshooting guides that will help homeowners, landscape contractors, and irrigation specialists complete projects with confidence.


Chris Smith
Irrigation Direct