Irrigation

Spotlights

Furrow irrigation Publications on Irrigation

USDA. NAL. Water Quality Information Center.

Search WQIC's electronic publications database for online documents dealing with all aspects of irrigation.


Sprinkler irrigation Dynamic Bibliography on Irrigation

USDA. NAL. Water Quality Information Center.

Provides real-time, librarian-built searches of the NAL catalog (AGRICOLA) to retrieve publications related to irrigation.


NRCS Irrigation Page

USDA. NRCS. West National Technology Support Center.

Serves as a clearinghouse for information on irrigation and natural resources conservation. Find models, handbooks, manuals, training and other materials.


California Irrigation Management Information System (CIMIS)

State of California. Department of Water Resources. Office of Water Use Efficiency.

"Assists California's irrigators manage their water resources efficiently -- saving water, energy, and money."


Drip, Trickle, and Surge Irrigation

USDA. NAL. Alternative Farming Systems Information Center.

Bibliography of 335 citations from the NAL catalog (AGRICOLA) covering drip, trickle, and surge irrigation.


Irrigation Management Practices to Protect Ground Water and Surface Water Quality - State of Washington (PDF | 4.34 MB)

Washington State University. Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Studies.

Produced by the Washington State Cooperative Extension Service. Also available is the Ready Reference for Irrigation Manual of Practice.


Irrigation Water Quality

USDA. NAL. Water Quality Information Center.

153 citations from the NAL catalog (AGRICOLA) covering Jan 1991-Jun 1996.


National Irrigation Water Quality Program

DOI. Bureau of Reclamation.

"Due to a significant reduction in program funding in FY2005, the majority of program activities were suspended. The website provides current data for other associated programs, research activities, and the status of each project in FY2005. This serves as an invaluable foundation for ongoing research activities and future remediation in these project areas."


Polyacrylamide (PAM) and Soils

USDA. NAL. Water Quality Information Center.

Bibliography of 105 citations from the NAL catalog (AGRICOLA) covering Jan 1970-Jun 1996.


Water Management Research

USDA. Agricultural Research Service.

Provides information on irrigation research programs and projects.


Safe Use of Wastewater in Agriculture

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and others.

"The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) together with the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH) and the UN-Water Decade Programme on Capacity Development (UNW-DPC), in collaboration with the International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID) and the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), have initiated a Capacity Development Project on the Safe Use of Wastewater in Agriculture." This site provides publications and videos on the topic.


Wastewater Irrigation

USDA. NAL. Alternative Farming Systems Information Center.

Bibliography of 158 citations from the NAL catalog (AGRICOLA) covering Jan 1990-Jun 1993.