Preventing Runoff with Cycle and Soak Irrigation
- Date of Publication
- November 10, 2022
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Runoff from landscape irrigation systems is a major source of water loss in Texas. Runoff is most common in compacted and clay soils, and on slopes, but it may occur on any soil if the irrigation system is run too long or if it applies water faster than it can infiltrate into the soil. The best approach to landscape watering is deep and infrequent. (4 pages)
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