Water Technologies and Management - Irrigation

The study of irrigation principles and practices, water and energy conservation, pumps, and fluid hydraulics, troubleshooting, and installation prepare students for industry challenges


Organization Name: 
Walla Walla Community College
Discipline: 
Water/Wastewater/Irrigation
Degree : 
Associate Degree
Location: 
Walla Walla, WA

Irrigation Technology provides practical, cooperative learning experience in both the agriculture and the turf industries. The study of irrigation principles and practices, water and energy conservation, pumps, and fluid hydraulics, troubleshooting, and installation prepare students for industry challenges. Graduates of the Irrigation Technology program are highly recruited to design, sell, install, operate, maintain, manage, and/or service turf, landscape, and agricultural irrigation systems.

Water Resources Technicians are skilled in planning, developing, managing and evaluating programs designed to protect and regulate natural habitats and natural resources. Technicians will have the skills necessary to analyze soil, plant, and water relationships; as well as understand water relationships to environment, economic, and sociological impacts to communities.