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Judith Benson

President
Clear Water Products & Services, Inc.

Judith Benson brings 31 years of experience in fluid handling to Forester University. Judy has accumulated and shared a wealth of information during her career in the fluid handling industry which began in 1981. Her varied background includes technical sales of industrial, municipal and residential water systems and components. Accomplishments include the development and management of multi-million dollar sales departments.

After relocating to Florida, Judy founded Clear Water Products & Services Inc. in 1997 entering into the irrigation and landscape industry as a contractor combining an appreciation of landscaping with her technical abilities. With a focus on education for herself, staff and clients the company has been dedicated to the goal of achieving efficient water use for irrigation systems in Central Florida.

Clear Water PSI has completed thousands of residential, commercial and athletic irrigation system installations and effective renovations of mature systems, provided irrigation and landscape consulting services and educational presentations, completed over 6500 irrigation evaluations and audits throughout Central Florida, managed and expanded one of the largest water restriction enforcement patrols in the state. Judy implemented the use of efficient irrigation components and advanced technologies during the last decade, now staples in Clear Water’s conservation arsenal. Installations range from mature estate style residences to new construction in eco-friendly communities, commercial and institutional systems.

As an active participant in several governmental and purveyor committees within the state, Judy’s efforts include the promotion of the irrigation industry as a concerned, responsible and professional entity in the region’s water supply concerns.

Licenses
  • Irrigation Specialist – Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Polk and Lake Counties
  • Water Treatment Contractor
Certifications
  • Irrigation Contractor
  • Irrigation Designer
  • Irrigation & Landscape Auditor
  • Irrigation Site Manager
  • Master Gardener
  • Florida Water Star Accredited Provider
  • Florida Water Star Certifier
  • UF-TREEO Train the Trainer
Affiliations & Committees
  • Irrigation Association
  • Florida Irrigation Society
  • EPA Water Sense Partner
  • Florida Water Star Stakeholder
  • Florida Water Technical Advisory Committee
  • Florida Section – American Water Works Association
  • SJRWMD Water Conservation Subcommittee
  • Seminole County Advisory Committee
Honors & Awards
  • Orange County Utilities BEST Partners 2009 & 2010
  • St. Johns River Water Management District Bob Owen’s Award 2010
  • EPA WaterSense Irrigation Partner of the Year 2010