Even the best of conventional furrow-and flood type irrigation system makes heavy demands on limited labor and water resources. Drip irrigation avoids these shortcomings by stretching the water supply as far as possible and reducing maintenance to a minimum. Drip irrigation systems is simply putting small amounts of water on or near plants at more frequent intervals. The Drip Irrigation System was started in Israel. I planted these Crepe Myrtles with a Drip Irrigation System.