:: Irrigation District School of Irrigation ::
Sponsored by the
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation - Mid-Pacific Region.
Charles Burt, Ph.D., P.E., CID and Stuart Styles, Dr.Engr., P.E., CID. Cal Poly ITRC is providing a series of training and educational opportunities for staff, field operators, engineers, and board members of agricultural irrigation/water districts. The classes utilize the excellent indoor and outdoor facilities at ITRC.
$30/person/day - all U.S. irrigation districts
$150/person/day - participants from outside the U.S.
** Priority Registration is given to districts in the Mid-Pacific Region
** Please contact ITRC for waiting list information for classes marked "full"
Two ways to register!
Print out and mail or fax the registration form.
ITRC does not accept credit card payments via fax; to pay using a credit card, please register online or call (805) 756-2434
All fees include class materials and software.
Flow Measurement - General and Pipelines Feb. 21, 2017
$30 ($150 int'l)
Principles of flow measurement for open and closed systems; common measurement devices - propeller, velocity head, venturi, metergate; how to take accurate readings; what to watch out for.
Flow Measurement - Canals Feb. 22, 2017
$30 ($150 int'l)
Equations for canals; weirs and flumes; corrections for common problems; current metering.
Canal Operation Feb. 23, 2017
$30 (150 int'l)
The service concept, including farmer constraints and needs; purposes of different check structures; water level vs. flow rate control; minimizing tailender problem while still achieving good service; how to get more water through various structures; introduction to SCADA; interaction between canals and turnouts.