AgGuide Water Series: Irrigation System and Pump Selection
Author: Jennnifer Laffan
Publisher: NSW DPI
Product Id: 5386
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
Environmental impacts of irrigation
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