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  • 1) Floods or row-irrigates field sections, using portable pipe sections equipped with valves connected to underground waterline: Secures gate attachment to vertical pipe.

  • 2) Connects length of valve pipe to gate and attaches additional pipe through field section or across ends of rows until area is spanned.

  • 3) Starts motor that pumps water through pipeline system, and opens valves to direct water over uneven terrain and fill rows or areas enclosed by checks.

  • 4) Observes rate of flow and adjusts valves accordingly.

  • 5) Shovels dirt into holes and low spots in levees and removes obstructions.

  • 6) Digs opening in embankment at end of row to direct overflow of water into spillway.

  • 7) Builds levees to prevent water from overflowing other crops or highways.

  • 8) Lubricates pumping equipment and makes minor repairs.




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DOT:   409.684-010

Job Number: 5443