Example sentences for: irrigation

How can you use “irrigation” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Highly active in excavating and restoring the temples and palaces, Curzon also did more than any of his predecessors, adding 9,000 km (5,500 miles) of new railway lines, working to modernize farming with an agricultural research institute, and building an irrigation system that would become a model for Asia and Africa.

  • A very enjoyable nature day — identifying plants and flowers, dipping toes into the refreshing irrigation canals, cooling off in tunnels, having a picnic on a hillside — can be had at any of the levada paths highlighted in this book.

  • But there are lots of issues that are not so big--issues that only involve, say, $10 or $20 billion a year--like who profits from electricity deregulation, or how much the government spends subsidizing irrigation water for Western farmers.

  • Far more progressive than the Archaics, the Anasazi utilized such formal agricultural techniques as irrigation to assist their harvest.

  • Roads entering the settlement were called by the names of the towns or places to which they led, such as Camino de Pecos, Camino del Alamo, or Camino de la Canada . And eventually physical features such a main irrigation ditch ( acequia madre ) or the wall that enclosed the official buildings gave their names to streets associated with these features.


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