Would irrigation water drown burrowing bees in Southern California?

(Just to clarify, I wish to prevent drowning, not to cause it)

If I apply overhead irrigation water to an area with bees nesting in the ground (Diadasia, perhaps? They like Opuntia flowers) would that harm the offspring in the burrows? I’m asking because rain is not typical in my area in the early summer, so I fear the bees may not be adapted to a lot of water coming in to the nests.

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Reading more about the life cycle of bees, it seems that the new generation will probably be in the ground for quite some time; maybe still there into the next rainy season? So perhaps they do withstand water, at least in the later stages…

that’s exactly what a nefarious bee drowner would say

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Well If possible can you change irrigation system

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It transports water with thread which is in bottle which is in pot,But I dont’t know if it will work on bigger area. And I don’t know why bees are attracted towards thread because this is not sweet water just water

honeybees use water and evaporative cooling to cool their hives when it is hot!

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