On News Channel 10 with
Marion Gold, URI
CE GreenShare Coordinator and Director of the Cooperative
Extension Education Center
Filmed at the URI East Farm Demonstration Vegetable Garden,
this segment aired
in July 2004 and featured the drip
irrigation systems recently
installed in the garden.
Marion Gold was
joined by URI Master Gardener Dick Perreault.
additional examples of drip irrigation at the URI Master
Vegetable Garden, July 2004 located at the URI CE Botanical
more information about water conservation in the home landscape view
our fact sheet, Water
Gardener Dick Perreault explains the various parts
of a drip irrigation system to Plant Pro Marion Gold.
Some of the key elements of a drip irrigation system
he is pointing out include the mainline, filter, valve,
automatic control timer, and pressure regulators.
are three zones or submain lines, each with their
own pressure regulator. A backflow preventer is
also an essential part of a drip
garden it is located at the main water source and
is not part of the riser shown here in the garden.
Some of the newly installed drip tubing at the East Farm
Demonstration Vegetable Garden.
Dick Perreault discusses the various drip irrigation
system designs used in the garden.
installed drip tubing at East Farm, being fed by a
plastic submain line.
mister, one of the several types of drip irrigation
emitters used in the Demonstration Vegetable Garden.
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