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IRRIGATION. The act of wetting or moistening the ground by artificial means.
     2. The owner of land over which there is a current stream, is, as such, the proprietor of the current. 4 Mason's R. 400. It seems the riparian proprietor may avail himself of the river for irrigation, provided the river be not thereby materially lessened, and the water absorbed be imperceptible or trifling. Ang. W. C. 34; and vide 1 Root's R. 535; 8 Greenl. R. 266; 2 Conn. R. 584; 2 Swift's Syst. 87; 7 Mass. R. 136; 13 Mass. R. 420; 1 Swift's Dig. 111; 5 Pick. R. 175; 9 Pick. 59; 6 Bing. R. 379; 5 Esp. R. 56; 2 Conn. R. 584; Ham. N. P. 199; 2 Chit. Bl. Com. 403, n. 7; 22 Vin. Ab. 525; 1 Vin. Ab. 657; Bac. Ab. Action on the case, F. The French law coincides with our own. 1 Lois des Batimens, sect. 1, art. 3, page 21.

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The real difference between them is that Woodburn has mostly irrigated agriculture around it and Eugene doesn't," he said.
we must sustain irrigated agriculture and squeeze as much productivity as possible from every drop of water.
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These include water scarcity, irrigated agriculture, water and sanitation, water quality, groundwater, transboundary water management, water and ecosystems, floods and droughts, and urban water.
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Conservationists have welcomed the decision of Wesfarmers/ Marubeni to withdraw from the Ord River stage two irrigation scheme near Kununurra that would lead to the clearing of 33,500 hectares of native woodlands for irrigated agriculture.
I extend my appreciation to all Program Committee members from the different States and members of the Organising Committee from the Institute of Sustainable Irrigated Agriculture (ISIA) at Tatura.
Section two develops the environmental, social, and political challenges facing modern irrigated agriculture.
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