Uniformity in pressurized irrigation systems depends on design, installation
California Agriculture 47(3):18-21. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v047n03p18.
In some Southern California farms, water distribution uniformity was low, adding to water and energy costs.
G. E. Little is Senior Engineer, California Department of Water Resources, Sacramento; D. J. Hills is Professor and Chair, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, UC Davis; B. R. Hanson is Irrigation and Drainage Extension Specialist, UC Davis.
Funding for this project was partially provided by the Committee on the Relation of Energy to Agriculture (CREA). The authors gratefully acknowledge the help of the Office of Water Conservation, California Department of Water Resources, in providing the field evaluations used in this study.