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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 additional advantage is that we can use fertilizer alongwith water through the Drip and Sprinkler Irrigation System according to requirements of plants.
In these circumstances, drip and sprinkler irrigation system is very suitable for uneven lands like Potohar track.
Government eyes more private partners for irrigation !-- -- Louise Maureen Simeon (The Philippine Star) - August 11, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines The Department of Agriculture is eyeing more partnerships with the private sector particularly on the construction of irrigation systems to cover the needed one million hectares in the country.
In a press conference on food security on Wednesday, Dar said it would take 18 years for the government to construct the needed irrigation systems given its spending rate.
It is now common knowledge that rain-fed farming is no longer viable.Most farmers are, therefore, going for irrigation systems to give their crops sufficient water as the dry spell bites.
The Sindh Government had already done a lot of work on the irrigation system, and with de-silting and strengthening of the water courses the issue of agriculture land's turning as barren, had been stopped to large extent.
The Agriculture Research and Development Center (ARDC) at Wengkhar in Mongar under the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests is currently adopting and promoting smart irrigation system in agriculture.
The irrigation system was funded through a grant from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
GUJRANWALA -- We are planning to introduce sprinklers and drip irrigation systems to save water and ensure the best results in Gujranwala.
He said that drip irrigation system was suitable for crop
On the occasion, the Project Director Sindh Irrigated Agriculture Productivity Enhancement Project (SIAPEP) briefed about this project that this project has been started with the help of Sindh Government and the World Bank, aimed under irrigation system enhancing agricultural production .