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Phil Dewar

Group Manager, IRRICAD

Phil Dewar


Phil has over 30 years’ experience in the design and development of specialised engineering software.

He has extensive irrigation industry knowledge and is an expert in theoretical and practical irrigation solutions. Phil manages the development of IRRICADTM, the global leader in irrigation design software. IRRICAD is used for designing pressurised irrigation systems from concept stage through to completion.

Phil has worked at Lincoln Agritech since its inception. He also develops software for other engineering applications including spray drift modelling, water resources modelling, fertiliser application, soil moisture measurement, and resource management.

He has particular interests in:

  • Software development
  • Irrigation system design
  • Hydraulic network analysis and design
  • Water resources management