Introduction to Irrigation Practices

BIOLGY X 499.97

Students are introduced to various irrigation components, hydraulic concepts, irrigation design techniques and scheduling approaches.


What you can learn.

  • Understand basic hydraulic concepts
  • Analyze common water conservation statutes
  • Become familiar with commonly used irrigation equipment
  • Study and integrate irrigation design principles
  • Learn site assessment skills associated with irrigation design

About this course:

As irrigation technology becomes more advanced, and water becomes scarcer, appropriate water application for plants is critical. Students learn how to design and prepare a residential irrigation plan. Instruction covers foundation in hydraulic design; efficient drip line layout; appropriate use of backflow prevention devices; water conservation methods and applications; and available new technologies, such as weather station ET-based controllers and the application of design principles to comply with the State of California AB-1881 Water Model Efficient Landscape Ordinance.
Fundamental knowledge of plants and their water requirements is recommended.

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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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