What irrigation systems would you use for dry areas?

April 28, 2019

You can get irrigation water from groundwater, rivers, lakes, springs or wells and boreholes. When irrigation water supply is limited, it is still recommended to meet, as far as possible, the basic water requirement for crops. There are different types of irrigation systems for dry areas; Drip irrigation Drip irrigation usually delivers water directly to the root zones of plants; hence water is not wasted. It works for carrots, tomato... Continue Reading


Using drip irrigation to save water

April 02, 2019

Drip irrigation is the most efficient Tulsa irrigation system since it uses 20 to 50 percent less water than the normal sprinkler systems. The water goes straight into the ground and is not likely to cause erosion or evaporate. You require plastic tubes and low volume drippers that are able to reach your target plants. Water is delivered directly to the root zones of your plants on a slow, accurate and frequent basis. This causes the water to ra... Continue Reading


Mistakes homeowners make when watering lawns

March 28, 2019

We all need green, beautiful and attractive lawns in our homesteads, but when it comes to watering our lawns properly, we make many mistakes. The problem with many homeowners is that they water their lawns too often, at wrong the times and in the wrong ways. Proper watering nourishes our lawns, just like proper consumption of water nourishes our bodies. Here are some mistakes homeowners make when watering their lawns; Overwatering your la... Continue Reading


Irrigation systems and backflow preventers

March 02, 2019

Your irrigation system is a vital component of your own health. It is therefore, necessary to ensure that you have a backflow preventer installed in it. Backflow preventers are devices installed into a pipe that allow water to flow in one direction. They also prevent water from flowing in the opposite direction. Due to pressure changes in the water pipes, the water can flow backward and seep back into the main water supply. That is where the b... Continue Reading


How your irrigation system is failing

February 28, 2019

Having a good irrigation system offers a lot of benefits to an individual. Not only does the system supply the crops with sufficient water but it also ensures all the crops are healthy, thus increasing their nutrient values. If the irrigation system is damaged or perhaps leaking, the result is huge loses in terms of the cost of repair and unhealthy crops. Sprinkler systems regularly water or turf the grass in a leveled manner. If hand watering o... Continue Reading


Choosing the Right Sprinklers for your Irrigation project

February 13, 2019

Choosing the right sprinklers for your irrigation can be difficult with so many Tulsa sprinkler options and several factors to consider. This article is designed to give you a guide to on the various factors you should put into consideration when choosing the best sprinkler for your irrigation project. The classification of sprinklers is based on the method they use to distribute water and there are two types of sprinklers; Spray type sprinkle... Continue Reading


Different ways you can get the most out of your irrigation system

January 27, 2019

People use Tulsa irrigation systems these days to have their gardens and lawns looking beautiful without the stress of having to water them every day. There are a variety of ways in which you can get the most out of your irrigation system. This will not only prevent you from unnecessary costs but also help your lawn look beautiful and healthy. Check for leakages Leakages are sometimes hard to detect, and this is because most systems a... Continue Reading


How to tell if your pump is overheating

January 07, 2019

An overheating pump not only causes motor and pipe damage but can also cause some damage to your finances. A new pump can overheat and suddenly break down and you will have to replace it. There are different ways to tell if your pump is overheating; Tumbling noises Cavitations damage the impeller of the pump. It occurs when the water being pumped has a high temperature, if the suction line is blocked or when the suction lift is too hi... Continue Reading


Solving problems facing irrigation

December 27, 2018

Irrigation, either on a small lawn or a large field of crops faces various challenges. Most of these challenges have been solved by incorporating other techniques or adjusting the method. Tulsa Irrigation Systems offers irrigation systems as well as irrigation system repair. Some challenges include; Over drafting In areas where underground aquifers are used, the use of electric or diesel motors allow water to be pumped out faster th... Continue Reading


Conventional and modern methods of irrigation

December 07, 2018

Conventional methods of irrigation date back to 6th millennium BCE. This was done to allow crops to receive water throughout the planting season. Surface irrigation is the oldest method of irrigation. The water is directed to move across the surface of a field in order to wet it. After the field is flooded and the soil infiltrated, the remaining water is drained. This method of irrigation uses up a lot of water but is cheap as only gravity is re... Continue Reading

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What irrigation systems would you use for dry areas?

You can get irrigation water from groundwater, rivers, lakes, springs or wells and boreholes. When irrigation water supply is limited, it is still rec...

Using drip irrigation to save water

Drip irrigation is the most efficient Tulsa irrigation system since it uses 20 to 50 percent less water than the normal sprinkler systems. The water g...

Mistakes homeowners make when watering lawns

We all need green, beautiful and attractive lawns in our homesteads, but when it comes to watering our lawns properly, we make many mistakes. The prob...

Irrigation systems and backflow preventers

Your irrigation system is a vital component of your own health. It is therefore, necessary to ensure that you have a backflow preventer installed i...

How your irrigation system is failing

Having a good irrigation system offers a lot of benefits to an individual. Not only does the system supply the crops with sufficient water but it also...

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