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Golf Course Irrigation: Environmental Design and Management Practices Hardcover – January 23, 2003

ISBN-13: 978-0471148302 ISBN-10: 047114830X Edition: 1st
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Complete guidelines to developing and maintaining the most effective, environment-friendly irrigation systems for golf courses

Golf Course Irrigation offers valuable insight on the design, installation, management, and maintenance of irrigation systems-the most important management tool used on today's golf courses. Without manufacturers' bias, this useful resource provides hands-on guidance to the highest quality irrigation systems, including specifications and applications of the best pump stations, controllers, sprinkler heads, nozzles, valves, sensors, and other components that make the difference in top-quality irrigation systems.

Typically regarded as significant users of water, golf courses are under increasing scrutiny by governmental and environmental groups, making it essential that the up-to-date information found here-on such topics as water supply, plant irrigation requirements, application uniformity, and construction management-be at the fingertips of every golf course professional. While fostering the best playing conditions, these systems conserve water and energy with such technology as low-pressure heads and controls that use "if/then" logic to automatically adjust to changing conditions, which can improve playability while saving money.

Golf Course Irrigation is a practical tool to help golf course architects, builders, superintendents, irrigation consultants, designers, and installers to improve aesthetics and playing conditions in the face of diminishing natural resources. It is also an informative reference for golf course owners, developers, local officials, students, and fans of the game.

About the Author

JAMES BARRETT, ASIC, CID, CLIA, is the founder of James Barrett Associates, Inc., in Roseland, New Jersey. He has designed more than 260 golf course irrigation systems.
BRIAN VINCHESI, ASIC, CID, CIC, CLIA, CGIA, CLIM, is President of Irrigation Consulting, Inc., in Pepperell, Massachusetts.
ROBERT DOBSON, CID, CIC, is President of Middletown Sprinkler Company in Port Monmouth, New Jersey.
PAUL ROCHE, CID, CIC, CLIA, is Irrigation Division Manager at S.V. Moffett Co., Inc., in Rochester, New York.
DAVID ZOLDOSKE, EdD, CID, is Director of the Center for Irrigation Technology at the California State University in Fresno.
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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 464 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (January 23, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 047114830X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0471148302
  • Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 1.1 x 10.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,588,617 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on February 5, 2003
Format: Hardcover
People in my industry (golf) finally have a "Bible" to refer to when it comes to professional irrigation systems. Laid out in a basic, yet thorough format this book has it all, from good photos to useful charts and glossary. Anyone even considering installing a new system should have this book at their side. I wish I had it when our system was designed and "thrown in the ground" by a purported expert.
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