Surface irrigation for energy and water use efficiency

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Khatri, Kanya L. and Smith, Rod. 2011. "Surface irrigation for energy and water use efficiency." Thompson, Chris (ed.) Irrigation 2011: New Horizons, Fresh Ideas Regional Conference and Exhibition. Launceston, Australia 22 - 25 Aug 2011 Sydney, Australia.
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Surface irrigation for energy and water use efficiency

Presentation TypePaper
AuthorsKhatri, Kanya L. (Author) and Smith, Rod (Author)
EditorsThompson, Chris
Journal or Proceedings TitleProceedings of Irrigation 2011 - New Horizons, Fresh Ideas Regional Conference and Exhibition
Number of Pages2
Year2011
Place of PublicationSydney, Australia
Web Address (URL) of Paperhttp://www.irrigation.org.au/index.cfm?/publications/2011-conference-papers
Conference/EventIrrigation 2011: New Horizons, Fresh Ideas Regional Conference and Exhibition
Event Details
Irrigation 2011: New Horizons, Fresh Ideas Regional Conference and Exhibition
Event Date
22 to end of 25 Aug 2011
Event Location
Launceston, Australia
Abstract

Work by two different groups within the former CRCIF has shown: (i) the energy costs of the various irrigation application systems including the 'efficient' pressurised systems, and (ii) the irrigation efficiency gains possible with improved surface irrigation. Combining the data from these two sources provides a compelling case for considering surface irrigation with real-time optimisation and control as the ultimate irrigation method for both energy and water use efficieny.

Keywordsirrigation monitoring; irrigation software; efficiency; surface irrigation
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020380101. Agricultural economics
300207. Agricultural systems analysis and modelling
300201. Agricultural hydrology
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Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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