With increasing population, we face acute scarcity in supply of natural resources like water. Water is becoming a scarce commodity in major cities and in some places even drinking water is not available sufficiently. Under such critical situation, you need to put an end to wastage of water and conserve it through innovative ideas. When supplying enough water for domestic use has become a Herculean task for local authorities, then how you will you expect a better supply for irrigation purpose? So, this is the time to go for water conservation in irrigation using drip irrigation.
There are many advantages associated with drip irrigation which is also known as micro irrigation. In this method, low pressure water is added to the roots of the plants through plastic tubes which are having holes at certain distances as per the position of your plants using different types of emitters. Using this method you are not only saving water but make sure that your plants get enough water all the time. You need to spend some amount for installing this system in the beginning and once it is installed expenditure towards its maintenance will be bare minimum.
To supply water to your plants in regular interval of time you can add plant timers to your irrigation system. Timers like kitchen timer, water timers and oven timer installed to respective systems are helpful for saving fuels in our day to day activities. You can use ready made kits for installing drip irrigation system which are available in most of the home improvement stores. Along with kit, you will be supplied with an instruction manual to guide you about installation and maintenance. You can buy all types of timers including plant timers from home improvement stores.