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Netafim Irrigation Unitechline Drip Pipe

Drip irrigation (sometimes called trickle irrigation) works by applying water slowly, directly to the soil. The high efficiency of drip irrigation results from two primary factors. The first is that the water soaks into the soil before it can evaporate or run off. The second is that the water is only applied where it is needed, (at the plant’s roots) rather than sprayed everywhere. While drip systems are simple and pretty forgiving of errors in design and installation, there are some guidelines that if followed, will make for a much better drip system. The purpose of this tutorial is to guide you toward materials and methods that will increase the benefits of your new drip system, while steering you away from some common misconceptions and practices that can cause you trouble.

Netafim Irrigation Unitechline Drip is used by farms, commercial greenhouses, and residential gardeners.

Garden drip irrigation kits are increasingly popular for the homeowner and consist of a timer, hose and emitter. Hoses that are 4 mm in diameter are used to irrigate flower pots.

The advantages of Netafim Irrigation Unitechline drip are:

  • Minimized fertiliser/nutrient loss due to localized application and reduced leaching.
  • High water application efficiency.
  • Levelling of the field not necessary.
  • Ability to irrigate irregular shaped fields.
  • Allows safe use of recycled water.
  • Moisture within the root zone can be maintained at field capacity.
  • Soil type plays less important role in frequency of irrigation.
  • Minimized soil erosion.
  • Highly uniform distribution of water i.e., controlled by output of each nozzle.
  • Lower labour cost.
  • Variation in supply can be regulated by regulating the valves and drippers.
  • Fertigation can easily be included with minimal waste of fertilisers.
  • Foliage remains dry thus reducing the risk of disease.
  • Usually operated at lower pressure than other types of pressurised irrigation, reducing energy costs.

Netafim Irrigation Unitechline Drip Irrigation Applications

On-surface and sub-surface installations of long lines (due to low local head loss coefficient).

  • Areas subject to vandalism.
  • Recommended for on-surface & sub-surface projects following strict specifications.
  • Intersections, highways and traffic islands.
  • Slopes and high wind areas.
  • At grade windows.
  • Where sprinklers could cause a tripping hazard.
  • Turf and sports-turf, shrubs, trees.
  • Tennis courts.

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