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New SWAT testing protocol open for public comment

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The protocol will provide irrigation managers, water providers and end-users with helpful information to improve irrigation performance and efficiency.

| August 23, 2012

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – The Smart Water Application Technologies working group, a collaborative initiative between the Irrigation Association and water providers, has released a new testing protocol for high uniformity sprinkler nozzles that fit spray head sprinklers. 
 
The public comment period is open until Oct. 31. The testing protocol is designed to test how various nozzles perform individually and then how a group of nozzles with various arcs perform together in spacing configurations and arrangements at different operating pressures. The protocol will provide irrigation managers, water providers and end-users with helpful information to improve irrigation performance and efficiency.
 
The testing protocol is available for review and comment here
 
Submit comments on the provided form to SWAT or contact Irrigation Association Industry Development Director Brent Mecham at 703-536-7080.

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