WATR 140L Irrigation Lab*

This lab accompanies lecture, applying and reinforcing lesson topics through hands-on experience and field trips. However, this is a separate class and will receive a separate grade.

Credits

1 Credit

Corequisite

WATR 140

WATR 140LIrrigation Lab*

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Agriculture

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

1 Credit

Semester Contact Hours Lab

30

Corequisite Narrative

WATR 140

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

This lab accompanies lecture, applying and reinforcing lesson topics through hands-on experience and field trips. However, this is a separate class and will receive a separate grade.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

A. Explain the soil factors affecting water holding capacity. B. Identify the components of different types of irrigation systems. C. Evaluate the merits of various irrigation scheduling techniques. D. Discuss the laws affecting water usage and distribution in the United States. E. Accurately measure water for irrigation purposes. F. Identify common pump and motor types as well as their designed purpose. G. Describe basic layout requirements for residential irrigation systems.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

Soil Moisture by Feel Tensiometers Resistivity Blocks Estimating Sprinkler Output Measuring Sprinkler Output UAVs and Irrigation Identifying System Inefficiencies Pump Cavitation Public Land Survey System (PLSS) Water Rights Research Residential Irrigation Design

VI. Delivery Methodologies