Central Sierra
University of California
Central Sierra

Irrigation & Drought Resources

 

Irrigation Management: link to UC Specialist Larry Schwankl's irrigation management page. A plethora of information including powerpoint presentations of soil moisture monitoring, drip maintenance, flow meters, pumping systems, microirrigation in wine grapes, and more!

Vineyard Irrigation: vineyard irrigation information compiled by colleague Rhonda Smith (UCCE Sonoma), including information on calculating Et, RDI, crop water needs and checking drip efficiency and uniformity.

Irrigation Management of Winegrapes with a Limited Water Supply

UC Drought Managment: Includes crop irrigation strategies for wine grapes, walnuts, olives and stone fruit and information on calculating ET.

California Drought Resources  UC Institute for Water Resources website.

LAWR Water Management Specialist Terry Pritchard

California Center for Urban Horticulture - resources for home owners.

 

Drought Background  California's Department of Water Resources website

California Statewide Water Conditions: statistics on the precipitation, snowpack, reservoir storage from the California Data Exchange Center

Webmaster Email: cecentralsierra@ucdavis.edu