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Landscape Irrigation Design and Management by Stephen W. Smith

Landscape Irrigation Design and Management


Landscape Irrigation Design and Management by Stephen W. Smith

A total, all-in-one guide to modern landscape irrigation strategies, techniques, and hardware Landscape Irrigation is designed to function as both a professional reference and a junior- to senior-level text for students of landscape architecture, landscape design, and turf management. It is also an excellent study guide for young professionals preparing to take the LARE. Emphasizing water-conserving irrigation design throughout, author Stephen Smith covers all the bases, providing in-depth coverage of: ? Irrigation methods and components ? Drawing techniques and presentation ? Sprinkler and drip irrigation methods and hardware ? Pipe characteristics and hydraulics ? Control systems ? CSI irrigation specifications Throughout Landscape Irrigation you will find many informative examples of irrigation strategies now employed around the world. Corresponding hydraulic reference data for all the examples are contained in a separate appendix for easy reference. Landscape Irrigation is an indispensable tool-of-the-trade for landscape architects, landscape contractors, irrigation professionals, and turfgrass and golf course managers.

About the Author

STEPHEN W. SMITH is a member of the Irrigation Association, President-elect of the American Society of Irrigation Consultants, and President of Aqua Engineering, Inc., a Colorado-based firm specializing in water-conserving irrigation system design. He also teaches in the Chemical and Bioresource Engineering Department at Colorado State University.

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Publication date

24th October 1996


Stephen W. Smith

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John Wiley & Sons Inc an imprint of John Wiley and Sons Ltd


240 pages


Land reclamation & drainage
Landscape art & architecture



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