Self-Closing Irrigation Pipe Valve

by Howard R. Haise, Res. Investigation Leader; Water Mgmt., USDA, Fort Collins, CO,
Meredith L Payne, Agr. Tech.; USDA, Fort Collins, CO,

Serial Information: Journal of the Irrigation and Drainage Division, 1972, Vol. 98, Issue 3, Pg. 517-522

Document Type: Journal Paper


The purpose of this note is to describe how an 18-in. self-closing experimental pipe valve with diaphragm or pillow can operate on water pressure in the distribution pipeline to control release of water from that pipelines.

Subject Headings: Water pressure | Irrigation | Pipelines | Valves | Water pipelines | Pressure distribution | Diaphragms (structural)

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