Irrigation: System and Pump Selection

cover of Irrigation: System and Pump Selection

Paperback - January 2015 - AU $25.00

This publication covers selecting the irrigation system that is best for your enterprise. It will also help you to select, operate and maintain your pumping equipment.

An understanding of current irrigation systems, what is involved and how they work is essential if you plan to install or upgrade a system. Just as important is that you can save money by increasing productivity and efficiency of your irrigation system if you can improve the performance of the pump. + Full description

This publication covers selecting the irrigation system that is best for your enterprise. It will also help you to select, operate and maintain your pumping equipment.

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Paperback | January 2015 | $ 25.00
ISBN: 9781742567112 | 125 pages
Publisher: NSW Department of Primary Industries
Colour illustrations

Contents

Part 1: Systems
Introduction to systems
System safety
Environmental impacts of irrigation
Irrigation systems
Water
Other factors to consider
Part 2: Pumps
Introduction to pumps
Pump safety
What do you want your pump to do?
Common types of pump for irrigation systems
Can a pump do what you need?
Prime mover and drive units
Pump maintenance