This brochure is a cooperative effort sponsored by membersof both the water and landscape industry to promoteefficient landscape water use. The purpose of this brochureis to highlight important irrigation controller features thatallow for proper irrigation scheduling. Since many peopleare somewhat mystified or intimidated by these devices,hopefully, this brochure will help when making the deci-sion of which controller to obtain. The main point to keepin mind is that the key to watering efficiently is to obtaina controller that can handle diverse landscape and weathersituations and then to program it properly. This message isso important; it is repeated again in the text.We encourage you to contact your local water agency orlandscape company to obtain more information on how toimprove landscape water use efficiency. For any technicalassistance you may need with your controller, contact themanufacturer.