Kris Loomis, CID/CLIA, has a passion for irrigation and gadgets like no other. Her understanding of irrigation components and their purpose along with her ability to present complex items in simple terms will make you feel at ease.
Her passion and curiosity of irrigation and figuring out how things work was the driving force for her to obtain Certificates in Irrigation Design (CID), Landscape Irrigation Auditing (CLIA) and Landscape Irrigation Auditing Drip Irrigation Specialty (CLIA-D) through the Irrigation Association. She is also Qualified Water Efficient Landscape (QWEL) certified and instructor. She has over 20 years of experience working in the Landscape and Agricultural irrigation business on the supply and design side. On the supply side, she has the advantage of knowing what types of products there are to choose from. On the design side, she knows how to design a system to deliver the right amount of water at the right time.
Her primary job is working at a water wholesaler as a Senior Programs Specialist in Water Use Efficiency. This has its advantages as efficiency and avoiding water waste is also an important element in irrigation systems.
Kris is also an adjunct instructor, teaching Landscape Irrigation for 20 years and QWEL courses as well at Santa Rosa Junior College and Mendocino Community College. Teaching Landscape Irrigation courses is a rewarding task that requires the ability to transform complex terms into digestible information to develop skills in students.