Surge Irrigation Information from U of A

What is Surge Irrigation? Surge irrigation is the intermittent application of water used to improve distribution uniformity along a furrow. It works on the principle that dry soil infiltrates water… Read more

Evaluation of Net Profits from Surge Irrigation in Row Crops in LA

The goal of this document is to help farmers and other interested parties understand the economics of irrigation efficiency improvements in furrow irrigation. Irrigation using surge valves in furrow irrigation… Read more

Surge Valves Increase Application Efficiency

In 2014, the Irrigation Team added surge valves to our list of tools to increase irrigation application efficiency. ¬†When using a surge valve, water is applied in a series of… Read more