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Efficient irrigation systems measure and monitor water use. This book makes sure water losses are kept to a minimum, while keeping the crop or pasture growing with no moisture stress. Efficient water storage, water budgeting and water use efficiency are explained in detail.

Part 1: Meters

  • Introduction to metering
  • Safety
  • Environmental impacts of irrigation
  • What meters measure
  • Where to put the meter
  • Select the right meter
  • Installation
  • Maintenance

Part 2: Storage and distribution

  • Introduction to storage and distribution
  • Efficient distribution
  • Efficient storage
  • Reduce loss in storage

Part 3: Benchmarking and water budgeting

  • Irrigation benchmarking and water budgeting
  • Irrigation benchmarking
  • Water budgeting
  • Sample water budgets

Title          Irrigation: measuring and monitoring       
Author(s)                   
Pages          94         
ISBN          9781742567334         
Catalogue number          B952         
Year of publish          2015         
Publisher          NSW Department of Primary Industries         
Price          $25.00AUD (inc GST)


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