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Its enormous share of the river, which it uses to irrigate crops across the Imperial Valley and for Los Angeles and other cities, will be in the crosshairs when negotiations over a diminished Colorado begin again.40 Million People Rely on the Colorado River. It’s Drying Up Fast.|by Abrahm Lustgarten|August 27, 2021|ProPublica
Mountain View Estates was paved and irrigated, as per permitted plans, and the electricity to the units was properly metered, and the units themselves were new, with central air conditioning, to efficiently keep cool.Postcard From Thermal: Surviving the Climate Gap in Eastern Coachella Valley|by Elizabeth Weil and Mauricio Rodríguez Pons|August 17, 2021|ProPublica
Consider that we use just 30 trillion gallons to irrigate all our crops.How Stupid Is Our Obsession With Lawns? (Ep. 289 Rebroadcast)|Stephen J. Dubner|July 1, 2021|Freakonomics
Once these plants take hold, they can be irrigated much less frequently than lawns—maybe once every six weeks if it hasn’t rained.It’s time to rip up your lawn and replace it with something you won’t need to mow|John Kennedy|June 27, 2021|Popular-Science
The Kushites survived another thousand years in Meroë, a port city ideally positioned by the Nile, where irrigated farms flourished next to lucrative gold and iron mines.
Treadle water pumps in Africa and Asia allowed women farmers to irrigate small plots and increase their harvests and incomes.Women | Tools | Technology: A Global Leapfrog, An ExxonMobil-sponsored Series|Daily Beast Promotions|March 2, 2011|DAILY BEAST
From this cistern large earthen pipes led off in various directions to irrigate the terraces below.Overland|John William De Forest
It is in a hot valley, skirted by a river, which is made to irrigate the gardens and grounds on its borders.The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft
If water was tapped, it went to irrigate new lands which MacGonigal had added to the ranch.The Terms of Surrender|Louis Tracy
It is enormously fertile, but there is only enough water in it to irrigate a limited number of farms.
His every idea seems hostile to the farmer, whose land the farmer himself is paying him to irrigate.