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ITRC Report No. R 1-006. Charles M. Burt and Daniel J. Howes

Low Pressure Drip/Micro System Design - Analysis of Potential Rebate

Sponsor: California Energy Commission
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Drip/micro irrigation systems are often referred to as “low pressure” systems because the required emitter pressures are relatively low (6-12 psi). However, the pump discharge pressures of systems on flat ground throughout California average 40 psi. This report examines readily attainable system losses by examining individual components of the drip/micro system.

 

 

Burt, C.M. and D.J. Howes  2011.  Low Pressure Drip/Micro System Design – Analysis of Potential Rebate.  Irrigation Training & Research Center, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, USA. ITRC Report No. R 11-006. 8 pp.


 

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