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Diamond S Ditch Boss Frank Geminden says the electronic sensing and monitoring system on his ditch keeps a constant flow using a reduced volume so that irrigators have a full head of water for their land and still use less total water along the five-mile Diamond S irrigation system. Courtesy photo by Carmen Russell

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Verde irrigation ditches represent the old and new of water flow technology

VERDE VALLEY -- There are 42 irrigation ditches in the Verde Valley along Oak Creek, the Verde River, Beaver Creek and West Clear Creek.


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