This course provides detailed explanations of the principles of Hydraulics, the driving force of an irrigation system. Next, will be a step by step procedure for designing an efficient, water conserving irrigation system, given the available water supply and pressure.
WATER IS OUR MOST PRECIOUS NATURAL RESOURCE, IRRIGATORS HAVE AN OBLIGATION TO CONSERVE AND PROTECT IT FROM CONTAMINATION.
HYDRAULICS covers the fundamental principles of how pressure is created, loss of pressure and the regulation of pressure in an irrigation system.
Static Pressure vs Dynamic Presure
Use of Pressure Loss tables
How to calculate Design Pressure using the ISGLLA Chart
Prevention of Water Hammer
Effects of elevation change
Water Conservation with Pressure Regulation
DESIGN explains in detail a step by step procedure for designing and preparing a plan for any irrigation system that guarantees conservation of water and protection of the public water supply.
How to Develop an accurate plot plan for design purposes
Selection and layout of sprinkler heads
Zoning and pipe sizing
Irrigator’s responsibility to the end user
Learn to create an irrigation plan.
Before purchasing this online course, please review the following TCEQ rules on CEU Training.
You must have a valid Texas Irrigator License, a valid Texas Irrigation Technician License, or a Texas Irrigation Inspector License.
To receive proper TCEQ CEU credit of (8) hours for this course you must navigate through each slide, pass a quiz at the end of each module with a passing score of 70 or better. You will be unable to go to the next module until you have passed the current module
If you don’t have a Texas Irrigator License, a Texas Irrigation Technician License, or a Texas Irrigation Inspector License, you can still complete the course and receive a Certificate of Completion from Fisher Irrigation Training.
CEU credit for this course cannot be repeated during the same 3 year renewable period. It can be repeated for credit in future renewable periods.
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