Rio Grande Basin Initiative

2009-10 Deliverables

Task 5 Research
Principal Investigator(s): Bruce Lesikar

We mutually agree for Bruce Lesikar to deliver the following during the period of July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010 using funds from the Rio Grande Basin Initiative:

  1. Continue evaluation of the irrigation discharge rate and distribution uniformity through low flow drip emitters for rainwater harvesting system applications. Develop guidance for water conservation for low head drip.
  2. Test performance of roof washers utilized by rainwater harvesting systems.
  3. Evaluate solar powered pumping systems for small scale irrigation systems utilizing harvested rainwater.
  4. Evaluate solar distillation systems for reducing saline concentration of feedwater.
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