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irrigate

i ruh gayt

  • v  supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams
  • v  supply with a constant flow or sprinkling of some liquid, for the purpose of cooling, cleansing, or disinfecting
    irrigate the wound

  • The result saves space--vital in urban areas--and allows farmers to irrigate and fertilize with far less waste.
  • But their biggest success was in irrigation: a small pressure pump called the MoneyMaker that would allow poor farmers to irrigate their land so they could start growing cash crops.
  • The bacteria can then infect crops such as lettuce, spinach, onions, or even apples when contaminated manure is used as fertilizer, or when contaminated water is used to irrigate .
News & Articles

  • Public encouraged to attend water conservation event
    Drought and green lawns typically don’t go hand in hand, but the town of Little Elm wants to educate those interested in learning how to conserve water, irrigate lawns and plant the right vegetation for a healthy lawn.
    June 15, 2013 - The Little Elm Journal
  • City to study sending recycled water to Pasatiempo
    The Scotts Valley City Council voted last week to move forward with a plan that, if realized, would mean the sale of a portion of the city’s recycled wastewater to irrigate the courses at nearby Pasatiempo Golf Club.
    June 14, 2013 - Press-Banner
  • Residents turn to drilling for water
    Wichita Falls residents are drilling for water to irrigate landscapes during drought restrictions.
    June 12, 2013 - Wichita Falls Times Record News
Quotes

  • Bingu wa Mutharika in Malawi's Daily Times
    Malawi appeals to the G-8 countries to support us to create a green belt around our lakes and along our rivers to irrigate land up to 20 kilometres from the shores,Mutharika told the General Assembly in October last year.
  • John Howard in International Herald Tribune
    We never irrigate our apples. We never irrigate our corn. Very, very rarely do we irrigate our peaches. This year we've had to irrigate all of the above. Our irrigation pond is basically depleted so we have to pick and choose which crops to put... Richard Wagner http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Wagner&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNG9z91LF3EJuShD6KmyAJ6JG8PC2w Exeter News-Letter http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.seacoastonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article%3FAID%3D/20070907/NEWS/709070434/-1/NEWS11%26sfad%3D1&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFrkPigXFWyKBVVak-4y2k8fPU6AQ Sep 7, 2007 53874 70891 irrigation The impact that this is going to have on industry, on the horticultural industry and crops like grapes and stone fruits and other primary industries that rely on irrigation including the dairy industry, is very critical indeed," Howard said.

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