What is drip irrigation?

Drip irrigation, also known as trickle irrigation or micro-irrigation, is an irrigation method which saves water and fertilizer by allowing water to drip slowly to the roots of plants, either onto the soil surface or directly onto the root zone, through a network of valves, pipes, tubing, and emitters.

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1. How can I tell if I have leaks in my home plumbing system?
2. How concerned should I be about a leaky toilet?
3. Which uses more water, a bath or a shower?
4. What indoor home activity uses the most water?
5. How can I conserve water with my swimming pool?
6. What is drip irrigation?
7. How is water recycled / reclaimed?
8. Is recycled / reclaimed water safe?
9. Are reclaimed water and potable water systems interconnected?
10. What can consumers do?
11. Is it safe for children to play on grass irrigated by recycled water?