Quotes of irrigation

  1. Additionally, Smart Irrigation Month serves to recognize advances in irrigation technology and practices that produce not only more but also higher quality plants with less water. – Jim Costa
  2. I made more money yesterday than I ever thought I'd make in an entire lifetime. But it's like somebody's going to take it all away from me and I'll be back in Texas, installing them damned irrigation wells. I didn't like that when I was sixteen. And I know I wouldn't like it when I'm eighty. – Jimmy Dean
  3. We depend on our rivers and dams for energy, transportation, irrigation and recreation and I will continue this year to fight for what's best for the Pacific Northwest. – Cathy McMorris
  4. Our fish, our recreation, our irrigation and all our uses of the Missouri River are threatened if the drought continues and the Corps of Engineers decisions aren't changed. – Mike Rounds
  5. As for now, we must not forget who would have to exchange the land? those villages which live more than others on irrigation on orange and fruit plantations, in houses built near water wells and pumping stations, on livestock and property and easy access to markets. – Moshe Sharett

Usage examples for irrigation

  1. It was no good to say to the Oriental: " It is true you pay higher taxation, but then look at the benefits you get for it- the road up to the door of your house which enables you to save immensely in transport, the light railway not far off, the increased water for irrigation a school for your children, and so forth and so on." – The Adventure of Living by John St. Loe Strachey
  2. Clipstone forms part of the Welbeck estate and with the Duke's practical knowledge of agriculture he ordered to be constructed an irrigation system by which he reclaimed thousands of acres of land, formerly rabbit- warrens and swamps, so that they became productive farms. – The Portland Peerage Romance by Charles J. Archard
  3. I want to fill my cistern again with my own thoughts and my own dreams, instead of pumping up the muddy waters of irrigation – The Upton Letters by Arthur Christopher Benson
  4. There was a magic ring and a lamp in the story too, that you could rub and get pretty near anything you wanted; so I was thinking this irrigation business of ours in California is like rubbing that lamp. – The Port of Adventure by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  5. By this time rumour had passed in front of him and run off down side- streets like water let into an irrigation system. – Tales of the Five Towns by Arnold Bennett
  6. A smaller dam is to be constructed at Assiut, in order to supply a system of irrigation in the neighbourhood of that city, and also to carry water across to thousands of acres between this region and Cairo. – History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 12 (of 12) by S. Rappoport
  7. But Jackson knew that this fierce harvest of early spring was to be followed by the sterility of the dry season, and that irrigation could alone make his work profitable in the end. – Openings in the Old Trail by Bret Harte
  8. The coolie draws water from the wells for irrigation just as his ancestors did three centuries ago. – The Critic in the Orient by George Hamlin Fitch
  9. Then there was the Dry Valley irrigation scheme of which his limited knowledge must be enlarged immediately, in order that he might " scrape up a few beans and get them down while the game was wide open." – The Short Cut by Jackson Gregory
  10. Iron, export of forbidden in 1354. Irrigation eminent domain for; private, eminent domain for; districts created in the South. – Popular Law-making by Frederic Jesup Stimson
  11. The half- day of irrigation for which the owner of this orange orchard had paid, was just over, and the water- gate connecting the man's ditch with the main zanja was being shut when Rosa and Joseph arrived. – Out of the Triangle by Mary E. Bamford
  12. Down in soft, sandy irrigation country she'd be a fine animal. – The Garden of Eden by Max Brand
  13. The Desert now showed more signs of cultivation, and, indeed, a great portion of this so- called Desert is only land uncultivated, but capable of the highest degree of cultivation;- all which might be effected by supplying any scarcity of rain by irrigation – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  14. " Zariba- big Arizona irrigation project. – Out of the Primitive by Robert Ames Bennet
  15. He went to the telephone and called the keeper at the Valley Irrigation Company's office. – The Desert Fiddler by William H. Hamby
  16. The western half of the United States would sustain a population greater than that of our whole country to- day if the waters that now run to waste were saved and used for irrigation – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  17. When the lands are parched and need irrigation the rivers are usually dry. – Area Handbook for Albania by Eugene K. Keefe Sarah Jane Elpern William Giloane James M. Moore, Jr. Stephen Peters Eston T. White
  18. F. H. King's The Soil 1 50 Isaac P. Roberts' The Fertility of the Land 1 50 F. H. King's Irrigation and Drainage 1 50 Edward B. Voorhees' Fertilizers 1 25 Edward B. Voorhees' Forage Crops 1 50 J. A. Widtsoe's Dry Farming 1 50 L. H. Bailey's Principles of Agriculture 1 25 On Plant Diseases, etc. – Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement by Alva Agee
  19. That other cloud of dust rising above the road which led from the Symes Irrigation Project into town was coming closer. – The Lady Doc by Caroline Lockhart
  20. For instance, reckless railways burn forests which ensure a constant flow of water for irrigation navigation, power plant, and fish, besides providing wood for timber and shelter for bird and beast. – Draft of a Plan for Beginning Animal Sanctuaries in Labrador by William Wood

Rhymes for irrigation