Story: Irrigation and drainage

K-line irrigation (2nd of 3)

K-line irrigation

The K-line irrigation system was invented in New Zealand. A large number of small rotary sprinklers within supporting pods are spaced on an irrigation line spread across a paddock or orchard. The line can easily be moved to new locations within a paddock by towing it behind a quad bike, and can be used for spraying either water or animal effluent fertiliser.

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Terry Heiler, 'Irrigation and drainage - Irrigation methods', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/19641/k-line-irrigation (accessed 18 October 2019)

Story by Terry Heiler, published 24 Nov 2008