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BC Trickle Irrigation Manual





This manual was developed by a partnership with the Irrigation Industry Association of British Columbia and the British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture and Food. The manual provides information on trickle / drip irrigation system design, management and operation. Specific topics that are covered include:

  • Peak Flow Rate and Annual Water Requirements Plant Water Requirements
  • Emitter Performance
  • Emitter Selection and Placement
  • Subsurface Emitter Installation and Management
  • Lateral and Sub main Design
  • Water Supply Equipment
  • Greenhouse Drip Systems
  • Filtration
  • System MaintenanceWater Quality
  • Water Quality
  • Irrigation Scheduling
  • Fertigation
  • Landscape Micro Irrigation