Gallion Irrigation was established in 1984. It is a company that specializes in water efficient irrigation system repairs and retrofits.

Gallion also designs, installs, services and refills Misting Mosquito Control systems and has since 1996. Gallion Irrigation developed and is currently marketing the Patent Pending Technology,  MicrobeMagic™ Instant Deep Root Watering process – a hydro-aeration process that aerates, feeds, inoculates and changes soil structure with one machine without damaging the turf grass and there are no unsightly plugs on top of the ground.


Meet Our Team


Gene Barnes

Gallion Irrigation's President & CEO

Gene is a Texas Licensed Irrigator, Irrigation Association Certified Irrigation Contractor, Designer and Auditor. He is also EPA Water Sense Certified. Gene currently sits on the Board of Organic Horticulture Benefits Alliance - OHBA.

Katy Vanderhoef

Managing Partner

Gene Barnes Certifications: Irrigators License #1915, Structural Pest Control License #14047, Texas Department of Agriculture Commercial License #322846, Texas Department of Agriculture Pest Control License #557756 and is past Chairman of Texas State Irrigators Advisory Council.