What are ancient irrigation systems?
irrigation systems are canals that are dug from the nile to the crops to water the crops hope this helps.
Why did the ancient Chinese organize large groups of people to build and maintain irrigation systems?
Ancient civilizations often used a nearby river to be diverted to a degree with irrigation ditches which led to farmlands that required water for the growing of crops. In ancient Egypt the yearly flooding of the Nile river provided a source of water for the irrigation of farmlands. This was the typical irrigation system of ancient times.
Sprinkler irrigation systems irrigate (water) crops/plants. If it is automated with a timer, sprinkler irrigation systems can be turned on and off at different times of the day. Places you'd find automated sprinklers: Parks, golf courses, landscapes, etc. Sprinkler irrigation systems can also be found on farms in several different formats, including pivot systems, pipes laid through fields (hand-lines), and wheel-lines.
Sprinkler irrigation systems fall into two major classifications: landscape and agricultural. Types of landscape irrigation systems include aboveground and underground and either of these may use manual or automatic controls and timing. Types of landscape irrigation sprinklers range all the way from hand-held nozzles to advanced valve-in-head gear drive rotors. Types of agricultural surface irrigation systems include basin, border strip, and furrow irrigation. Types of agricultural sprinkler irrigation include hand-move, side roll, traveling gun, center…