Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Drainage reduction potential of furrow irrigation

Author

Blaine R. Hanson

Author Affiliations

Blaine R. Hanson is Irrigation and Drainage Specialist, Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 43(1):6-8. DOI:10.3733/ca.v043n01p6. January 1989.

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Abstract

The most practical way to dispose of irrigation drainage water in the San Joaquin Valley is to reduce the volume of the water at its source through better irrigation management. Upgrading furrow irrigation systems and cutting run lengths in problem areas reduced drainage 60% to 80%.

Hanson B. 1989. Drainage reduction potential of furrow irrigation. Hilgardia 43(1):6-8. DOI:10.3733/ca.v043n01p6
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