Irrigation: Measuring and Monitoring

Cover features a photograph of an irrigated crop.

Paperback - June 2015 - AU $25.00

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 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.

Details

Paperback | June 2015 | $ 25.00
ISBN: 9781742567334 | 94 pages
Publisher: NSW Department of Primary Industries

Contents

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