Definition of irrigation
1 : the therapeutic flushing of a body part with a stream of liquid
2 : the watering of land by artificial means to foster plant growth
Recent Examples of irrigation from the Web
The Draa River long served as another source of water until the Mansour Eddahbi dam was built upstream near the city of Ouarzazate in the 1970s to provide hydroelectric power and irrigation, and to control floods.
If your irrigation system is an overhead one, that makes this suggestion difficult.
The green-up phase includes the basics of any city park: grass, irrigation system, parking areas, trees and pathways.
Shipley said one on those easy things is changing the frequency and amount of time your irrigation system operates.
Many newer communities were required to begin installing purple pipes to carry treated wastewater mostly for irrigation, a practice long used by farms.
As some were installed in places lacking irrigation, June 7 found Fiore completely absorbed in the care and feeding of the transplants.
The latest shot in a 10-year legal battle has seen farmers appeal an Environment Court ruling that will require them to seek council permission to install fences and irrigation and spread soil or fertilizer on their land.
The Bureau of Reclamation cut off the flow of water through Milner Dam to save it for irrigation.
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First Known Use of irrigation
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Definition of irrigation for Students
: an act or process of supplying with water or cleaning with a flow of liquid
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