We put significant effort into developing practices and recommendations to increase water-use efficiency for both urban and agricultural ends. At the root of this work is the fact that irrigation is integral to modern life. In this video, follow research assistant Eliza Breder as she seeks to answer the question: why do we irrigate?

Filmed on location during the 4th Water Institute Symposium at the University of Florida.

Special thanks to: Cynthia Barnett (author), David Bracciano (Tampa Bay Water), Max Castaneda (St. Johns River Water Management District), Stacie Greco (Alachua County Environmental Protection Dept), Jennifer McElroy (GRU), Dr. Kati Migliaccio (UF-TREC), Mark Slavens (The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company) and Darrell Smith (FDAC).

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