Calculating Horsepower Requirements and Sizing Supply Pipelines for Irrigation

Source: Texas AgriLife Extension Service

Pumping costs are often one of the largest single expenses in irrigated agriculture. This publication explains how to lower pumping costs by calculating horsepower requirements and sizing supply pipelines correctly. Examples take the reader through a step-by-step process. A special section deals with selecting PVC pipe.

By: Guy Fipps
New – September 5, 1995 (Reviewed: November 1, 2010)
ID: B-6011

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