Efficient Irrigation Scheduling

Students will be introduced to water efficient irrigation scheduling practices including plant water requirements, irrigation system performance, soil moisture storage and weather based efficient scheduling. Topics covered include:

The cost of wasted water
Water requirement
Sprinkler performance
Soil properties
Weather based scheduling

Course Outline

Unit 1 Course Introduction

Unit 2 Cost of poor efficiency

Unit 3 Evapotranspiration Rate

Unit 4 Irrigation System Performance

Unit 5 Soils

Unit 6 Water Efficient Scheduling

Suggested Experience

Introduction to Irrigation and Installation

Irrigation Technician’s Course

Landscape Irrigation Design Process