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irrigation

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synonyms for irrigation

  • flooding
  • inundation
  • soaking
  • sprinkling
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They store winter snow and rain and release moisture slowly to rivers for downstream irrigation and municipal supplies during the state’s dry summers.
HEALTHY FORESTS DO MORE THAN JUST PREVENT WILDFIRESBY BALES & CONKLIN/THE CONVERSATIONOCTOBER 19, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Some farms employ dozens of whipping water sprinklers that toss irrigation into the air before hitting the soil in 108-degree heat.
ENVIRONMENT REPORT: GÓMEZ AND JACOBS ON THE GREEN NEW DEAL, CLIMATE INJUSTICE AND MOREMACKENZIE ELMEROCTOBER 12, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
In a region with two rainy seasons and two dry seasons, access to water can also be an issue, but to get around this, Ouko tops off his pond with water from his irrigation dam when the need arises.
CAN FISH FARMING REDUCE SEXUAL EXPLOITATION IN EAST AFRICA?CHARU KASTURIOCTOBER 5, 2020OZY
A Ceres image of one customer’s fields highlights parts of an orchard in yellow where irrigation equipment may have clogged or broken down, Madgavkar explains.
A.I. GETS DOWN IN THE DIRT AS PRECISION AGRICULTURE TAKES OFFAARON PRESSMANOCTOBER 5, 2020FORTUNE
Much of the Ogallala Aquifer — which supplies nearly a third of the nation’s irrigation groundwater — could be gone by the end of the century.
CLIMATE CHANGE WILL FORCE A NEW AMERICAN MIGRATIONBY ABRAHM LUSTGARTEN, PHOTOGRAPHY BY MERIDITH KOHUTSEPTEMBER 15, 2020PROPUBLICA
Water itself is of course essential to the growth of every plant, but the benefits of Irrigation reach far beyond this.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
One company also has irrigation works, and ready-made farms for settlers in the prairie provinces.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Shallow in most places, it was full of hidden wire and crisscrossed with irrigation ditches.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
The interior plateau may be described as arid, so that irrigation is required if crops are to be raised.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 2VARIOUS
Irrigation is necessary for successful agriculture, and there are few spots where water flows.
ROBERT MOFFATDAVID J. DEANE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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