Santa Clara Valley Water District

Welcome to the irrigation scheduling calculator: Sprinkler Irrigation

If you have Macs OS with you, please the click Mac version. Click on the underlined items for further explanation.

Crop coefficient (Kc)  

Select your crop to get the crop coefficient 

Spacing between sprinklers laterals in feet  


Spacing between sprinklers down a lateral  


Gallons per minute(gpm) per sprinkler head 

Percent of ground shaded by crop 

(%) please enter your shaded area as a percentage. For example, enter 70 for 70%.

Distribution Uniformity (DU) 

DU is a number between 0 and 1.

Leaching fraction percent (LF)  

LF is a number between 0.0% and 50%.

Potential Evapotranspiration (Eto) 


Run Time 


Applied water 


This calculator does not work with Mozilla.