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Modern Water Control and Management Practices in Irrigation: Impact on Performance


 

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ITRC Report No.

R 98-001

 
 

Length

276 pages

 
 

Sponsor

World Bank

 
 

Full Reference

Burt, C.M., and S.W. Styles.  1998.  Modern Water Control and Management Practices in Irrigation: Impact on Performance.  Irrigation Training & Research Center, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, USA.

 

 

 

Summary

 

This research addressed the basic questions of what levels of water delivery service are presently provided by irrigation projects having some aspect of modernization; what hardware and software features impact those levels of service; whether modern water control and management practices in irrigation make a positive difference in performance; and what universal lessons can be learned and applied.

The full published report is also available from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, FAO Water Report 19, ISBN 92-5-104282-9, publications-sales@fao.org.

 


 

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