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Larger sprinkler nozzles can save energy


Blaine R. Hanson
Herbert Schulbach
Carl W. Rimbey
Kent Kaita

Authors Affiliations

Blaine R. Hanson is Drainage and Groundwater Specialist, Cooperative Extension, University of California, Davis; Herbert Schulbach is Area Soils and Water Specialist, Cooperative Extension, Colusa County; Carl W. Rimbey is Farm Advisor, Cooperative Extension, Lassen County; Kent Kaita, is Staff Research Associate, Cooperative Extension, U.C., Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 34(11):26-28. DOI:10.3733/ca.v034n11p26. November 1980.

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Increasing nozzle diameter can save a considerable amount of energy by reducing pump operating time, if adequate pressure can be maintained.
Hanson B, Schulbach H, Rimbey C, Kaita K. 1980. Larger sprinkler nozzles can save energy. Hilgardia 34(11):26-28. DOI:10.3733/ca.v034n11p26
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