Story: Irrigation and drainage

Drip irrigation

Drip irrigation

Drip irrigation is particularly suited to orchards or vineyards. Water lines along each row have small holes at the site of each tree. This allows a continuous dripping of water, which is very efficient and stops the soil from drying out.

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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/19644/drip-irrigation (accessed 20 October 2019)

Story by Terry Heiler, published 24 Nov 2008