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Drip Irrigation of Turf Project

Press Release, September 2009

The purpose of this project is to determine the long term viability of turf subsurface drip irrigation. The project includes four different irrigation products and 2 different spacings. there are sixteen blocks of which one-half have flushing capabilities. The project includes two plots, each having an approximate area of 43,200 square feet.

 

More information to come......

 

The following are pictures of the installation of the subsurface drip irrigation system...

Master Valve with Injection Sockets
PVB Backflow Device
Attaching Manifold to Mainline

Globe Valve with Pressure Regulators
12 inch Tube Manifold
Installing 12 inch Tubing

Using a "Mini-Creeper" to install 6 inch product

Double plow installing 24 inch Tape Product
Double plow installing 12 inch Tape Product

Installing 12 inch Tape Product
Installed 12 inch Tape Product
Installed 24 inch Tape Product

Tube Product Manifold
Tape Producte Manifold
Flushing Vale

July 10, 2008 after 1 Week of Irrigation (Flushing Side)

6 inch Tape Product
Non-Irrigated Plot
12 inch Tubing Product

18 & 12 inch Tape Product
12 inch Tape Product
24 inch Tape Product

July 9, 2009 (Flushing Side)

6 inch Tape Product
18 inch Tubing Plot
12 inch Tubing Product

12 inch Tape Product
12 inch Tape Product
24 inch Tape Product

18 inch Tape Product
24 inch Tape Product
 

July 9, 2009 (Non-Flushing Side)

6 inch Tape Product
18 inch Tubing Plot
12 inch Tubing Product

12 inch Tape Product
12 inch Tape Product
24 inch Tape Product

18 inch Tape Product
24 inch Tape Product
 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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