Old 09-19-2013, 08:02 PM
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Gravity fed drip line.

O.K. guys take it easy on me! I want to gravity feed a drip line to 20 trees for the purpose of delivering systemic pesticide. Do you irrigation guys think I'll get even flow at each point down the line?
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Old 09-20-2013, 08:38 AM
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As long as your supply is elevated high enough, it could work.
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Old 09-29-2013, 01:23 AM
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A 1 in2, 12" long column of water exerts .433 psi at the base. Using RB as an example, the beginning of an operating pressure for a drip emitter is 15psi which would require the water source to be 34.5' in the air. As far as the uniform flow, you would be best off to use a pressure compensating drip emitter, which works from 10 to 50 psi. Hope this helps
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Old 09-29-2013, 04:54 AM
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I'm pretty sure there is a netafim techline for gravity feed
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