Because of the low flow and low pressure, water is distributed more slowly. Roots fare better because of an even moisture content in the soil, rather than being flooded by the use of sprinkler systems. There is also a saving of water usage due to less run off.
Benefits of Drip Irrigation
The use of emitters in low pressure irrigation systems allows for the water supplied to be targeted at the roots of the crops or plants being grown.
Placing the water at the roots has the benefit of cutting down on disease that can be caused by continuous water contact with foliage or fruit, as would be the case with sprinkler systems.
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About Aqueous Irrigation
Aqueous Irrigation manufacture Irrigation systems designed for clean and dirty water, used for growing a mix of plants and crops. Designed and manufactured in the UK to offer flexible irrigation systems for home gardners and professionals.
- Registered Number: 10055498
- VAT Number: 392 4619 72
- Registered Adress: Aqueous Irrigation Ltd, Blackhorse Road, Longford, Coventry, CV6 6DG