Questions tagged [drip-system]

Slow continuous irrigation, also known as drip irrigation or trickle irrigation.

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How do I deal with variable head in a gravity drip system?

I am planning a gravity drip irrigation system fed from a large cistern that is 55 inches tall from the faucet to the overflow tube. This will yield a significant variation in water pressure between ...
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Drip line trial - leaking and some emitters not working

I recently bought 15cm (6")-spaced 12mm (0.5") drip line, with a 16mm LDPE supply pipe. As a test, I connected a 2-metre (6') run of supply pipe to a 1-metre (3') run of drip line (with a ...
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Replacing drip pipe in raised bed

I have a half inch drip pipe in my raised bed that I use to connect emitters to for watering my vegetables. The pipe has worn off and I need to replace it. The attached picture shows the connection. ...
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Is using sprinkler system in orchard a wise choice?

My orchard has walnut, apricot and apple trees and I have alfalfa as cover crop. For now I am using surface irrigation. I am planing to change my system to drip irrigation or sprinkler irrigation. ...