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BC Sprinkler Irrigation Manual - 1989 Edition





This manual was prepared by the B.C. Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries Resource Management Branch in Abbotsford, BC. It was published in 1989 in partnership with the Irrigation Industry Association of BC and the BCMAFF.

The manual provides information on sprinkler irrigation system design and installation. Specific topics that are covered are:

  • Crop, soil and climate parameters
  • Sprinkler System Selection and Design
  • Stationary Gun Design
  • Travelling Gun Design
  • Center Pivot Design
  • Mainline Design and Installation
  • Pumps and Power
  • Diversions and Intakes
  • Irrigation Water Quality
  • Economic and Financial Analysis