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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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7 million (equivalent to 120 million Indian rupees) in equity in Sustainable Agro-Commercial Finance, a subsidiary of Jain Irrigation Systems.
It aims at supplying the farm with electric energy, fixing the necessary lighting, supply and installation of cables for the modern irrigation systems.
This type of irrigation system is aesthetically unpleasant, yet it is a cost-effective and practical way to solve your watering problems.
Cemetery officials want to hook into a recycled-water irrigation line that the city is installing from Lancaster's sewage treatment plant, but the irrigation system must be replaced.
The computer model draws on more than 20 years of international research in hydraulics, control systems and irrigation system design to demonstrate how water flows and levels respond to realistic operation and control scenarios.
Valmont Industries, operating since 1954, is a worldwide leader in mechanical move irrigation systems.
Planning a drip system can be complicated and, because you may need special filters and pressure regulators, may be the most costly of the irrigation systems we've discussed.
And, because the lakes held less than that, the Bureau denied the release of water to the irrigation system.
Drip irrigation system is neat, clean and smooth system in which farmers can save fertilizers, labour, water and timing upto 50 percent, he said and added that the drip irrigation system is beneficial for barren, sand and any other sort of soil and also reduces weeds.
MULTAN -- Director General Water Management Malik Mohammad Akram said on Tuesday that sprinkler irrigation system was being installed in rain-fed areas of Thal on experimental basis to enable farmers combat weather changes after the area did not receive rain on time affecting growth of gram crop.
The Punjab government is providing 60 per cent subsidy on installation of drip irrigation system and in this regard Agriculture Department (Water Management Wing) has been given a target of shifting 20,000 acres of land to drip irrigation system (DIS).
ISLAMABAD: The Board of Directors of the ADB okayed a $275 million loan to help build a surface irrigation system to increase agricultural production and improve food security in the Jhelum and Khushab districts in Punjab province in Pakistan.