Slow the Flow: Non-Residential Sprinkler Evaluations

Our Slow the Flow sprinkler efficiency evaluations, also known as irrigation audits, are available for free for business and HOA properties in partnering water provider districts. These evaluations will give you a comprehensive view of your sprinkler system’s health and offer actionable steps to take to increase its efficiency and reduce water waste. Start optimizing your water use!

These are not intended for single residences. Click here to request one for your own home.

What You Get

Over the course of the free sprinkler efficiency evaluation, our trained associates will be on-site to do a complete visual inspection of the system identifying problem areas as well as performing several tests on the system to create an efficient watering schedule for the property. You will get a comprehensive report of the findings that can be shared with your board members or landscape professionals to take action on optimizing efficiency.

Check System Health

We recommend irrigation best practices, identify system inefficiencies and provide suggestions on improving the system’s efficiency.

Reduce Water Waste

We perform tests on your system and provide a customized watering schedule that could save thousands of gallons of water every year.

Road Map to More Savings

Following your evaluation, you will receive a report showing all findings, actionable suggestions to increase efficiency, and a suggested road map to further your water savings.

Take Steps Towards Savings

 

1. Determine Eligibility

Find out if your property qualifies for a free Slow the Flow evaluation based on your water provider.

Check Eligibility

2. Register

You will need the number of control clocks and total zones to register.

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3. Complete the Waiver

We will send out a waiver to be signed prior to scheduling your appointment.

4. Schedule an Appointment

We will call or email you to schedule your appointment. We will begin scheduling these appointments in late June.

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Community Reviews

4.8 star rating

4.9 star rating overall

“This was so beneficial to our HOA. It has helped us make short term and long term plans for irrigation improvements.”

NORTHERN WATER HOA PARTICIPANT

“We appreciated being included in Slow the Flow this year. Our system is old and this service helped us identify work that needs to be done.”

LONGMONT HOA PARTICIPANT

“Our consultant was very easy to work with – did a nice job explaining everything, and was very attentive during the visit.”

BOULDER HOA PARTICIPANT

FAQs

Check out this Information Packet for HOAs and Businesses which explains what to expect and how to prepare for the appointment.

When can I get a sprinkler evaluation?

Slow the Flow sprinkler evaluations are conducted from late June until August or September depending on the weather. Appointments are scheduled Monday through Friday. Appointments in each city are limited, so register early to ensure your spot for the upcoming summer season.

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Why haven't I heard back about an appointment time yet?

Hang tight! We likely don’t have appointments available in your area just yet. Once appointments in your area do become available we will give you a call to schedule.

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What do I have to do to prepare for the appointment?

Make sure someone who has access to the control clocks and knows where they are located will be at the meeting area at the start of the appointment. Also ensure there is no construction, mowing, or other work happening that would impede the sprinkler system operation and testing during the duration of the evaluation.

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How long does the appointment take?

The length of the appointment will depend on the number of control clocks and irrigation zones your property has. Typically these larger properties take 2-3 days to complete. We ask a contact meet us at the beginning, and be available at least by phone in case we have any questions during the evaluation.

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Who are the associates performing the evaluations?

Our friendly team of trained associates is employed by Resource Central. They will have a Resource Central shirt and name tag and will announce themselves when they arrive at the property.

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What does the evaluation involve?

Our associates will record your current water schedules and perform a visual inspection of all zones, during which they will mark down any issues they find. They will then perform tests on several zones to help determine their efficiency.

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During this appointment can you help identify or fix leaks?

While our associates do look for obvious signs of a leak, our service is not for leak finding and we cannot fix any leaks. We recommend finding a landscaper if you suspect you have a leak.

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When does my evaluation report arrive?

You will be emailed the report within two weeks from the last day of the evaluation.

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Can I get another copy of my report?

Request another copy of your sprinkler evaluation report by emailing water@resourcecentral.org or calling 303-999-3824 with the name of your business or HOA and the year the inspection was completed.

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Have questions?

Email our Slow the Flow team, or call 303-999-3824.