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This publication describes ways that irrigators can save energy to reduce irrigation costs. It describes recommended irrigation system installations, explains how utilities charge their irrigation customers for electricity, and describes common causes of wasted energy, as well as common energy-saving hardware improvements. It also includes a do-it-yourself method to estimate the efficiency of electrically powered irrigation systems. A listing of references and resources follows the narrative.

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Date Of Record Release 2010-01-12 18:22:32
Description This publication describes ways that irrigators can save energy to reduce irrigation costs. It describes recommended irrigation system installations, explains how utilities charge their irrigation customers for electricity, and describes common causes of wasted energy, as well as common energy-saving hardware improvements. It also includes a do-it-yourself method to estimate the efficiency of electrically powered irrigation systems. A listing of references and resources follows the narrative.
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Source National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service (ATTRA)
Keyword Irrigation, Energy conservation
Selector Bates
Date Of Record Creation 2010-01-12 18:13:09
Education Level
Date Last Modified 2010-01-12 18:22:32
Creator Mike Morris, Vicki Lynne
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2010-01-12 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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