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WMGT 230
Water and Energy Conservation


Credits: 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 30

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:30


Description
Analysis of the techniques used in the irrigation industry to reduce water and/or energy consumption. Water application methods and low-pressure systems are targeted.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Analyze plant-soil-water relationships
  • Perform soil moisture measurements and water scheduling
  • Identify irrigation system inefficiencies in water and energy use
  • Calculate costs of installing and operating various irrigation systems

  • Course Topics
  • Soil & Water Amendments
  • Alternative crops/cultural practices
  • Irrigation systems
  • Weather stations
  • Water Scheduling
  • Soil Moisture Monitoring
  • System Efficiencies
  • System costs
  • Power Rate Structures

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    WMGT 230
    Winter 2013
    1231
    Melissa Holecek
    WMGT 230
    Winter 2012
    1231
    Greg Farrens
    WMGT 230
    Winter 2010
    1231
    Greg Farrens
    WMGT 230
    Winter 2004
    1321
    Gerald Anhorn
    WMGT 230
    Winter 2004
    1321
    Greg Farrens



    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
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    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.