Irrigation Wells

apple-valley-golf-course-028Our technicians at Independent Well Drilling are experts at everything that has to do with wells, including the drilling of irrigation wells and the set-up of irrigation systems. We are confident in our knowledge and experience in this particular field, and we continue to learn more about the well drilling world as it evolves. We know exactly how to execute a proper installation of an irrigation well, and if you need the service to be done, we’ll do it in a precise, swift fashion. We promise that you’ll be satisfied with the results, as we aim to do the job right the first time because we believe in complete customer satisfaction.

Irrigation wells and systems are built for a variety of reasons, ranging from assisting the performance of various places. These places range from a garden center, to a greenhouse, to a farm, to anywhere that lush greenery is desired. An irrigation well is the answer if you want to have efficient plant growth, especially in arid regions.

Types of Irrigation Wells/Systems:

We will inspect your particular area and determine what type of irrigation well you need: a bedrock or a shallow well. The type of watering needs for your particular area will be assessed and we’ll make the best choice for the type of well. We’ll do everything in a swift manner, while not cutting corners on quality, so that you won’t suffer from dried areas for plant, vegetable or fruit growth.

Agricultural Irrigation

1. Flood Irrigation:

Flood irrigation is where water is released over the surface of a particular piece of land to flood the fields. Ideally, the land should be slightly sloped so that the water can spread evenly to the roots of the plants. This is the oldest type of agricultural irrigation.

2. Furrow Flood Irrigation:

This consists of a system of gated pipes, canals and ditches that are used to supply water to small ditches. The water is channeled between rows of crops through the small ditches. This is the best method to use for agricultural irrigation if the field is not even in all directions.

Sprinkler Irrigation

Sprinkler irrigation systems are thought to be much more efficient than flood irrigation systems, although they are more vulnerable to wind, as wind will reduce the system’s efficiency level. Here are some of the most common sprinkler irrigation systems…

1. Continuous:

The continuous sprinkler system has a center pivot and linear systems. They are motorized and move continuously to irrigate the whole field equally, avoiding flooding in one area. There is a center pivot system placed right in the middle of the field that rotates on wheels. This sprinkler system is easy to use, and cuts down greatly on labor costs.

2. Periodic

These sprinkler systems do not move continuously, as they must be moved manually to different locations every time. They are not motorized, so the operator must time the watering of an area just right. This gives more control to the operator of how much water a certain area gets, as the system relies on the accuracy of the operator.