AgGuide Water Series: Irrigation System and Pump Selection

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Author:   Jennnifer Laffan
Publisher:   NSW DPI
Format:   Softback
ISBN:   9781742567112 
Product Id:   5386
Dimensions (cm): 29.6 H x 21 W
Pages: 125


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. 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.

Table of 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