Basic Tips for Designing Efficient Irrigation Systems

Drip irrigation system for citrus.

As freshwater resources become increasingly scarce and droughts become more frequent, there is a need for efficient use of water resources. Designing efficient irrigation systems and equipment will not only save money but also conserve water. This 10-page fact sheet discusses factors to consider when designing irrigation systems. Written by Haimanote K. Bayabil, Kati W. Migliaccio, Michael Dukes, and Laura Vasquez, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, February 2020.

CIR1039/AE080 Treating Irrigation Systems with Chlorine

Revised! Circular 1039, a 7-page illustrated fact sheet by Kati W. Migliaccio, Brian Boman and Gary A. Clark, provides a guide for using chlorine to treat inhibiting microorganism buildup in irrigation systems. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, May 2009.