Story: Irrigation and drainage

Moving irrigation unit (3rd of 3)

Moving irrigation unit

This irrigator sprays water in a wide circle. It moves slowly across a paddock by winding up a wire onto a drum at its base. The other end of the wire is fixed at the end of the paddock and acts as an anchor for the spray unit.

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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/19643/moving-irrigation-unit (accessed 25 August 2019)

Story by Terry Heiler, published 24 Nov 2008