The Advantages and Disadvantages of Valley Irrigation Systems

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Valley irrigation advantages:

  • Maximize irrigated area.
  • Reduce labor expenses by 50%, compared with surface, side roll, or hand move irrigation.
  • Deliver low rates of water, helping to eliminate runoff when irrigating on certain soils.

Valley irrigation disadvantages:

  • Valley irrigation sometimes creates unrestrained excretion and percolation of water throughout the whole passage.
  • The overflowing irrigated water gives insects a place to make their habitat which is harmful to surroundings giving rise to various diseases.
  • As irrigated water helps to lessen the inversion, sometimes it turns the area into a wet and sweaty surface. Immoderate irrigation clogs specific area by raising the water.
  • While constructing the colossal irrigation waterways, people lose their residential and commercial lands.
  • Not every time irrigation is affordable. The embryonic value of irrigation is quite inflated, and people end up paying a lot of imposed taxes.
  • Valley irrigation becomes an obstacle in the path of free devours during the rainy season.