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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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Islamabad -- Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) on Friday arranged a training workshop titled Drip Irrigation Systems for Vegetables and Nurseries Production at its National Tea and High Value Crop Research Institute (NTHRI) located at Shinkiari-Mansehra, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) for on-farm practical training of forty professionals from KPK provincial government departments, NGOs and farmers.
Similarly, 840 laser land levellers were also being offered to farmers through draw, he said and added that the high efficiency irrigation system would surely help save 30 to 40 percent irrigation water.
Compare, plan and select the best irrigation system for the area to promote growth and conservation.
However, irrigation has remained one of our gravest sores bearing in mind the climate change and the dilapidation of our irrigation systems," Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski said.
To reverse the trend, the centre started introducing new irrigation systems and providing training to farm workers.
To demonstrate the advantages of this smart irrigation system, the centre used the technique at its demo farm.
There is no toxicity; it's just natural, organic materials that flow for two or three minutes through the irrigation system.
It aims at supplying the farm with electric energy, fixing the necessary lighting, supply and installation of cables for the modern irrigation systems.
Other jobs demand more sophisticated equipment such as an overhead irrigation system, underground irrigation system or more complex surface system.
The irrigation system dates to the 1950s, after the cemetery was taken over by a newly formed cemetery district, and the pipes have corroded, Little said.
We expect to complete our watering programme in the early hours of the morning and, given the levels of moisture that were already in the ground prior to the irrigation system packing up, I'd be very hopeful of making up the lost ground.
However, in most cases, it is not necessary to use a powered irrigation system.