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Code of Ethics 

All certified irrigation professionals must agree to follow the Code of Ethics established by the IA Certification Board. 
Certified irrigation professionals agree to: 

  • Uphold the integrity of the irrigation industry. 
  • Protect public health and safety. 
  • Comply with all local, state, national laws and regulations. 
  • Adhere to the concepts of free enterprise. 
  • Follow fair and honest business practices including legitimate representation of my personal capabilities, experience, certifications and licenses. 
  • Apply ethical business practices to all contractual and warranty obligations. 
  • Use responsible procedures in the design, installation, maintenance and management of irrigation systems. 
  • Promote best management practices for water, soil and energy through efficient and cost-effective irrigation system design, installation, maintenance and management. 
  • Work to gain respect and recognition for the irrigation industry at the local, regional, national and international level. 

Contact IA for additional information (; 703.536.7080).