Welcome to ATI
Aqua Turf International, Inc. was founded in 1996 with quality turf, landscape, and golf course playability as its primary goals as well as economic and environmental responsibility.
Since then ATI has expanded and now has two offices and quality staff to serve all your irrigation needs worldwide. We utilize the latest software to assist in our landscape and golf course irrigation plans.
Over or under irrigating greatly detract from the golf experience as well as has a direct impact on the appearance of the turf quality and landscape as well as a tremendous effect on the playability of a golf course.
The need for environmental protection as well as economic and labor efficiency require appropriately designed, installed, and operated irrigation systems. We specialize in:
- Commercial and Landscape
- Golf Courses
- Athletic Fields and Parks
- GPS Mapping
Whether you have an old system in need of improvement or a new construction Aqua Turf International can help ensure your irrigation quality worldwide. An ATI-designed and planned irrigation system will:
- Greatly Improve Turf and Landscape Health
- Efficiently Utilize Power, Water, and Labor
- Enhance Golf Course Playability
- Extend System Life
ATI Projects Worldwide
Our Mission is to ensure quality turf and irrigation standards that meet or exceed the customer’s agronomic, economic and environmental needs while operating in a timely, efficient and cooperative manner.
Experience and Service
Decades of combined experience in irrigation design, construction, and operation give us the ability to design for almost any condition. Whether the application is the saltwater in the Bahamas, elevation changes in the mountains of Utah, or the desert of the Middle East, we have designed unique systems to meet these difficult challenges worldwide. ATI also has offices around the world staffed with qualified professionals to meet your irrigation and water management needs.
Joe DiRienzo of PAIGE joins Jim Schumacher of ATI to discuss golf course irrigation system wire, splices, and connections, predominately on decoder style systems. Chapters 0:00 Introduction 3:05 Decoder System Splices 4:04 4 Critical Steps 4:33 3M DBR/Y-6 Splice 5:07 Step 1 Wire Nut & Step 2 – Insulate 5:27 Wire Nut Differences 7:21 Step 3 Waterproofing & Step 4 Strain Relief 8:21 No Homemade Connections 8:40 Follow Instructions Exactly 9:23 Types of 2-Wire Decoder Cables 9:57 Cable Wire Problems 10:14 PE vs PVC Insulation 11:20 Twisted Pairs Without Jacket 12:32 Twisted Pairs Loose Jacket 14:01 Parallel Pair Jacketed MAXI…
A video explaining water use on golf courses. How we can better manage our golf course water for a sustainable future, insuring the growth of golf. Chapters 0:00 Introduction 0:54 What Is Sustainability 1:47 Reuse, Reduce, Recycle 3:00 How Much Do We Use 5:54 Other Reasons for Efficient Water Use 6:23 What Are Golf Water Sources 8:35 Factors Effecting Water Use 9:20 Static Factors 19:30 Operational Factors 22:07 Monitoring & Adjustment 23:20 Hand Watering 25:15 Soil Moisture Sensing 26:16 Evapotranspiration 28:50 Fast & Firm Conditions 35:35 Rules of Golf 36:15 Regulation 38:30 Creative Thinking 39:21 Accountability
James Schumacher of Aqua Turf International explains the method and benefits of their survey method layout process for golf course irrigation systems. Chapters: Introduction Base Map Preparation Design Steps Layout Questions – Who, How, When Results of Poor Layout Drawbacks of Traditional Tape Method Survey Layout Process Benefits Review References Summary