Calculating Horsepower Requirements and Sizing Supply Pipelines for Irrigation Institutional Repository Document uri icon


  • Pumping costs are often one of the largest single expenses in irrigated agriculture. This publication explains how to lower pumping costs by calculating horsepower requirements and sizing supply pipelines correctly. Examples take the reader through a step-by-step process. A special section deals with selecting PVC pipe.

author list (cited authors)

  • Fipps, G.

complete list of authors

  • Fipps, Guy

publication date

  • September 1995