Brian Vinchesi, FASIC
Irrigation Consulting, Inc.
Professional Design Office
20 Merrit Parkway, 2nd Floor
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, California – North, California – South, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Canada
Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Engineering, Montana State University, 1980
Irrigation Association Certified Irrigation Designer – Residential, Commercial, Golf
Brian Vinchesi, a degreed agricultural (irrigation) engineer is President of Irrigation Consulting an irrigation design and consulting firm. Irrigation Consulting performs irrigation consulting services throughout the United States and overseas. Vinchesi has 36 years of irrigation design experience in the turf, landscape and golf sectors. He is responsible for field evaluation, construction administration and project management. He is a past president of the Irrigation Association and the American Society of Irrigation Consultants. He serves on many Irrigation Association committees including being past chair or the Smart Water Applications Technology initiative as well as the IA Standards and Codes Committee. He is a LEED-AP, the 2015 Irrigation Association Industry Achievement Award Winner and the 2009 EPA WaterSense Irrigation Partner of the Year.
Irrigation Consulting, Incorporated is one of the nation’s largest consulting firms specializing in golf course irrigation. We provide design, construction observation, water management, pump system engineering and GPS mapping services as they specifically apply to irrigation projects. Our firm started business in 1988, and have offices located in Nashua, New Hampshire and Huntersville, North Carolina.
Through the years, our firm has been involved in over 375 golf course irrigation projects, both new construction and system renovations. Our experience and past references include 9-hole systems through entire 54-hole complexes in both the private and public sectors. We have worked on golf courses from New England to South Carolina and Georgia, west to Montana and Nevada and internationally in Mexico, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guatemala. Our broad list of past project experiences gives us a unique perspective when approaching the renovation of an existing irrigation system. We know what works and what does not, especially in the public sector, having worked on over 65 publicly owned facilities.
Irrigation Consulting employs a talented staff of degreed agricultural and civil engineers, landscape horticulturalists, certified irrigation designers and EPA WaterSense Partners including Brian Vinchesi, the 2009 EPA WaterSense Irrigation Partner of the Year. Our work is performed 100% electronically using AutoCAD 2019 design and state of the art (WaterCAD) hydraulic computer modeling software’s. Computerized hydraulic water distribution modeling is an invaluable tool when designing a cost effective, yet technically sound mainline pipe network. We have also developed a bid specification through years of experience that provides the utmost protection to our clients, especially public clients, during bidding and construction phases.
The firm maintains close contact with the irrigation industry through involvement with education, leadership roles dealing in technical issues, and knowledge of new technology and equipment, resulting in a firm wide dedication to success on all design projects.
Irrigation Consulting is an irrigation engineering firm that has the personnel in house to be able to design and manage a golf course pumping and/or irrigation project from a design through concept standpoint in a timely manner.