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Evaluating and Interpreting Application Uniformity of Center Pivot Irrigation Systems (C 911)


With rising fuel prices it is increasingly important that irrigation systems apply water uniformly in order to achieve maximum benefit from the water applied. The uniformity of water application under a center pivot is determined by setting out cans or rain gauges along the length of the pivot, bringing the irrigation system up to proper operating pressure, and letting the system pass over them.


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Status and Revision History
Published on Mar 1, 2007
Re-published on Jan 22, 2010
Reviewed on Jan 31, 2013
Expired on Aug 30, 2016