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Origin of irrigation
OTHER WORDS FROM irrigation
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Example sentences from the Web for irrigation
They store winter snow and rain and release moisture slowly to rivers for downstream irrigation and municipal supplies during the state’s dry summers.Healthy forests do more than just prevent wildfires|By Bales & Conklin/The Conversation|October 19, 2020|Popular Science
Some farms employ dozens of whipping water sprinklers that toss irrigation into the air before hitting the soil in 108-degree heat.Environment Report: Gómez and Jacobs on the Green New Deal, Climate Injustice and More|MacKenzie Elmer|October 12, 2020|Voice of San Diego
In a region with two rainy seasons and two dry seasons, access to water can also be an issue, but to get around this, Ouko tops off his pond with water from his irrigation dam when the need arises.Can Fish Farming Reduce Sexual Exploitation in East Africa?|Charu Kasturi|October 5, 2020|Ozy
A Ceres image of one customer’s fields highlights parts of an orchard in yellow where irrigation equipment may have clogged or broken down, Madgavkar explains.A.I. gets down in the dirt as precision agriculture takes off|Aaron Pressman|October 5, 2020|Fortune
Much of the Ogallala Aquifer — which supplies nearly a third of the nation’s irrigation groundwater — could be gone by the end of the century.Climate Change Will Force a New American Migration|by Abrahm Lustgarten, photography by Meridith Kohut|September 15, 2020|ProPublica
Each year their fields need at least 53 billion cubic meters of water for irrigation.
The air mixed with fertilizers and pesticides that for decades were washed from the fields into the sea by irrigation water.
It thus falls to IS to provide drinking water and irrigation to massive areas of farmland.
Egypt's future irrigation and industrial needs require a major increase in the northward flow of the Nile River.Open Memorandum: Elements of a Possible Peace Deal in Sudan|George Clooney, John Prendergast|November 6, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Later: a tall, silo-like cement building, apparently used for irrigation.
I'd rather settle on the water; at least, until some gigantic system of irrigation is perfected in the West.While the Billy Boils|Henry Lawson
Flat land, with a gentle slope, is best suited for irrigation.
Here is a fine creek for mills and irrigation, good land for cultivation, fine pasturage, timber and stone for building.How Marcus Whitman Saved Oregon|Oliver W. Nixon
It is the oldest form of irrigation; the hieroglyphics show that it was in use in Egypt five thousand years ago.The Ship Dwellers|Albert Bigelow Paine
Not even the fertility of the irrigation waters will maintain the land in the face of poor agricultural practice.The Country-Life Movement in the United States|L.H. Bailey
Cultural definitions for irrigation
Artificial provision of water to sustain growing plants.