Measuring and Conserving Irrigation Water

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By Mike Morris and Vicki Lynne

Published: 2006

Updated: 2006



12 pages


This publication describes how to find the net water application rate for any irrigation system. It further explains how to calculate the number of hours the system should be operated, describes several ways to measure flowing water in an open channel or pipeline, and offers suggestions for irrigating with limited water supplies.

Table of Contents

Finding Net Water Application in Inches per Set
Measuring Flows
Further Resources
Appendix: Finding flow rate with a bucket test

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