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Rain Bird Chosen to Supply Irrigation Systems for Eleven Soccer Stadiums in Brazil

Eleven regional soccer stadiums recently constructed to host the largest international soccer tournaments in Brazil will use Rain Bird irrigation systems to keep their turf in top condition. The sports turf managers at these stadiums are focused on providing the absolute best playing surface for elite soccer athletes. Obviously, irrigation is a key factor when it comes to maintaining these soccer fields, and we’re pleased that eleven stadiums will rely upon the efficiency and performance of Rain Bird irrigation systems

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Surfer’s Paradise Golf Course, QLD

Surfers Paradise Golf Club engaged Broadwater Consultants to undertake a full design and documentation of a complete upgrade of the existing irrigation system. They chose Rain Bird® IC System™ technology to make the most of their limited water supplies and ensure their course was always at its best.

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Rain Bird announces new Asia Pacific Global Service Plan (GSP) Call Centre, based in Melbourne.

Rain Bird has opened a new Asia Pacific Global Service Plan (GSP) call centre based in Melbourne. The call centre, which can be contacted Freecall 1800 225 512 (within Australia), provides comprehensive technical support and advice to Rain Bird's customers throughout the region and, in particular, will support Rain Bird central control customers including councils, sporting complexes, golf courses and other specialist areas.

The new call centre will be managed by Rain Bird Australia's national service manager Dean Lillis and is the third international call centre that the company has established, the others being in the US and Europe

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Rain Bird's new HV Valve Delivers Outstanding Performance and Durability at a Lower Price.

In today’s economy, a single dollar can be the difference between a contractor winning an irrigation job or losing it to a competitor. Now, Rain Bird’s new reverse-flow HV Valve is making it possible for contractors to stay competitive by combining an exceptionally affordable low price with long-lasting, reliable performance.

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Rain Bird’s new RD1800™ Series Sprays save water and perform reliably under even the toughest conditions.

Exclusive Flow-Shield™ Technology helps these sprays outlast the competition even when used with non-potable water. The RD1800 patent-pending Flow-Shield™ Technology means when a nozzle is removed, this feature reduces the amount of water flowing through the stem by up to 90 percent compared to an average spray and up to 50 percent when compared to a typical pressure-regulating spray.

Designed for use with all Rain Bird plastic spray head nozzles and constructed of time-proven UV-resistant plastic and corrosion-resistant stainless steel parts, the RD1800 can take on the toughest irrigation challenges for years to come.

For more information about the new RD1800 Spray, visit www.rainbird.com/RD1800