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    May 18, 2024  
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HORT 284 - Irrigation Design



5.0 Credits
Wise use of water from proper system design and installation through maintenance and management. Learn the most effective way to water a landscape including head spacing, hydraulics, installation and controller scheduling. Efficient water use stressed.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Define and describe sprinkler components and their functions (including the multiple styles used today) and their general location.
  2. Design a basic irrigation system utilizing appropriate sprinkler heads, nozzles, valves and pipes.
  3. Program and troubleshoot sprinkler controllers for sustainably managed landscapes.
  4. Describe basic sprinkler system maintenance and repair procedures.
  5. Draft, to scale, a basic irrigation system.



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