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Fiber Glass Automatic Irrigation Gates

Humpherys, Allan S. and Ditzler, Paul H. (1972) Fiber Glass Automatic Irrigation Gates. pp. 28.1.139-28.1.144. In: Int. Comm. on Irrig. and Drain., 8th Congr. Bulgaria, 1972/05.

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Irrigation structures constructed from an alloy of acrylic and PVC
with fiber glass reinforcing are being developed to automatically control
water in farm irrigation systems. Fiber glass has certain advantages over
many materials for this use because it is strong, lightweight, and durable.
Some gates operate automatically; others are semi-automatic. Sinking
float and center-of-pressure metal prototype gates for border or other
surface flooding methods have been tested in a laboratory flume, a border-irrigated
field, and on a Hawaiian sugar plantation.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
NWISRL Publication Number: 0224
Additional Information: Question 28.1, R. 9,
Subjects: Practical farm efficiency
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Depositing User: Dan Stieneke
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2010 21:56
Last Modified: 17 Feb 2017 19:42
Item ID: 985