FRESNO, Calif. – Richard Restuccia has joined Jain Irrigation as vice president of the landscape business. He will focus on setting the strategic direction of the business and use his passion for smart irrigation to change the landscape water management game. In addition, Restuccia will help promote and market all Jain Irrigation products and activities utilizing their website, social media and writing informative blog posts about industry trends, sustainability and water conservation.

Restuccia comes to Jain with nearly 20 years of water- and conservation-related experiences. Prior to joining Jain Irrigation, Inc., he served as the director of water management solutions at ValleyCrest Companies, Inc. He is an award-winning writer for Lawn and Landscape Magazine, and he speaks nationally concerning water conservation and sustainability. He was the founder and editor of a water blog about water management, industry trends and new water technology. For his work he was recently recognized with a Leadership in Landscape award.