Basic irrigation design Yard Design Sprinkler Selection Part 4



Students will learn how to determine the number of sprinklers, placement, and arc settings in a basic yard design

Lesson Time

Instruction time
1 Hour
Prior prep scouting the campus or watching irrigation on campus
1 Hour

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Agriculture & Natural Resources Agriculture & Natural Resources

Standards and Objectives


California Academic Content Standards (2)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (13)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Identify spray and rotor arcs
  • Identify spray and rotor nozzles
  • Calculate design capacity and working pressure (GPM and PSI)
  • Calculate number of zones for a yard irrigation project
  • Calculate the amount of pipe, fittings, and materials needed in a take off for a yard irrigation project

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