The award recognizes Netafim's innovation in sustainable water management and irrigation technology.
FRESNO, Calif. -- Netafim, an industry pioneer in dripline and micro-irrigation technology for agriculture and landscape, has been named the 2013 Stockholm Industry Water Award laureate. The commendation will be presented at a World Water Week ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden, on September 3.
The award recognizes Netafim’s innovative approaches to sustainable water management and the development of new products and technologies in agricultural irrigation that help mitigate world hunger.
The laureate is granted by the Stockholm International Water Institute in collaboration with the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.
"With water and land scarcity topping the list of today’s major global challenges, we’re leveraging our expertise and experience in drip technology to achieve water sustainability and help combat food price inflation and ensure food security," said Netafim President and CEO Igal Aisenberg. “This award is testimony to our efforts and inspires us to continue to help reduce water usage and to make the world a better, more sustainable place."
Netafim operates 16 manufacturing plants in North and South America, Europe and Asia, including Israel, and serves an ever-increasing number of agriculturists in more than 100 countries.
Netafim’s turf and landscape division features a complete line of dripline products for landscape irrigation. Netafim Techline is used to irrigate turf, shrubs, trees and flower beds, and can be installed in landscapes, sports fields, tennis courts, golf courses and more.