ABOUT US —

OUR TEAM

Collaborative individuals

SMART Watering Systems (SWS) is a dynamic team of individuals who work together to maximize your water savings. Each SWS team member brings their unique passion, experience and expertise to every project recognizing that every client and site is different. Our collaborative approach ensures a custom solution that best addresses each individual client’s waste water issues and conservation goals.

Chris Le Conte, CLIA CIC

President

Chris founded SWS with the fundamental belief that if we are going to use drinking water on our lawns, we had better do it efficiently. Chris began his career in the irrigation industry in 2005 and quickly realized that conservation was the future. Chris is an active member on several water industry boards including the Ontario Waterworks Association (OWWA) Water Efficiency Committee. Chris is also Vice-Chair of Landscape Ontario’s Environmental Stewardship Sector Group and Chair of the Irrigation Sector Group.
cleconte@smartwateringsystems.ca

Water Sense Partner

Andrew Firth, CLIA CID Commercial, Golf

Design & Technical Services

Andrew joined SWS in 2009 with over 7 years of irrigation design experience. Andrews experience extends beyond the design sphere and into a serious passion for water conservation. Andrews’s attention to detail, keen eye and passion for conservation make him and invaluable member of our team.
afirth@smartwateringsystems.ca

Noteworthy awards

  • WATER CANADA MAGAZINE’S WATER’S NEXT AWARD 2011
  • TORO WATER SMART PARTNER AWARD 2010
  • CITY OF TORONTO ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD OF EXCELLENCE – WATER EFFICIENCY 2010
  • CITY OF TORONTO ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD OF EXCELLENCE – WATER EFFICIENCY 2009
  • LANDSCAPE ONTARIO CONSERVATION AWARD 2009

We’re certified irrigation professionals.

Our certifications with The Irrigation Association ensures that we are qualified and aware of the rapidly changing technology available for water resource management. Our design staff includes professionals certified in IRRIGATION DESIGN, IRRIGATION CONTRACTING, WATER MANAGEMENT AND WATER AUDITNG.

View SWS Certifications

Irrigation Association

Paul Di Loreto, CIC

Water Management

Paul has over 20 years experience in the Design, construction and upgrading of Landscape Irrigation systems. Paul is a specialist in highly efficient low volume irrigation and is passionate about water management, Rainwater harvesting and the future of the water conservation industry.  Paul has successfully managed high profile irrigation construction projects including The City of Windsor Waterfront rehabilitation project, the City of Windsor Parks and Recreation Central Control Implementation and most recently the University of Windsor’s migration to an Irrigation Management System.
pdiloreto@smartwateringsystems.ca