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Sprinkler Irrigation Development on the Snake River Plain

Greer, R. and Pair, C.H. (1966) Sprinkler Irrigation Development on the Snake River Plain. pp. 233-242. In: Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers Irrig. Drain. Specialty Conf. "Development of the Total Watershed". USA-MT-Billings, 1965/10/06-09.

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Sprinkler systems are applying water to agricultural lands once
thought to be too far removed in elevation from any source of water on the
Snake River Plain of Idaho. Sprinkler development in the area began about
1950 and will continue as long as there is water in the Snake River for agricultural
development. Most early systems required the water to be lifted
from 100 to 200 feet. By 1960 the total pumping heads on systems were
400 to 500 feet, and by 1965 systems with pumping lifts of 750 feet were
being installed.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
NWISRL Publication Number: 0043
Subjects: Irrigation > Sprinkler irrigation
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Depositing User: Dan Stieneke
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2010 21:57
Last Modified: 16 Mar 2017 15:49
Item ID: 1017