Archive For: Turf and Irrigation

Streaky Bay Calcium Scale

Streaky Bay Calcium Scale

Streaky Bay Golf Club, South Australia, and local council oval have been having very bad calcium scale issues for years. Now have installed a Hydrosmart system (Electronic water treatment) to stop calcium scale build-up in their pipework and irrigation systems. Scale Factors: Reducing Corrosion in Pipelines with Electronic Water Treatment Increasing pressure loss in the ... Read More
 
Hydrosmart Field Experiment – Mango and Salinity

Hydrosmart Field Experiment – Mango and Salinity

California here we come ! A independent field experiment gets underway in the USA using water of 3,200 ppm & 2,000 ppm salts- using both untreated water and treated using Hydrosmart’s Enhanced Output water conditioning units. Being used to drip irrigate mango seedlings in sandy soils, it will run for some time to observe tree ... Read More
 
Calcium build-up in all our housing estates

Calcium build-up in all our housing estates

Hydrosmart were contacted directly by New Britain Palm Oil Limited. PNG Operations. Hi Sir, With all testimonies seen on the Hydrosmart system, which are very convincing. We are requiring your services, we are a OIL PALM Company in Papua New Guinea located in Alotau, Milne Province. We are experiencing calcium build-up in all our housing ... Read More
 
Salinity in Agriculture

Salinity in Agriculture

Water with high electrical conductivity (EC) typically contains a lot of sodium chloride (Salinity in Agriculture) co-occurring with carbonates of calcium and magnesium. Each of these elements can build up in soils while the sodium and chloride cause corrosion of infrastructure. While sodium and chloride are essential plant nutrients, an oversupply of these elements can ... Read More
 
St. Anne’s Winery, Calcium scale problems

St. Anne’s Winery, Calcium scale problems

Hydrosmart asked how things were performing after 12 months of use. HYDROSMART- How have you found use of Hydrosmart thus far? – has it commenced cleaning out the system and improving behaviour of the vineyard, what has been observed, using the recycled water with an E.C. of approx. 1,000mg/L Richard McLean – Yeah, we think ... Read More
 
Water Treatment for council grounds, Bunbury WA

Water Treatment for council grounds, Bunbury WA

Water treatment savings of $225,000, made by Bunbury Council with just one Hydrosmart unit, HOW MUCH COULD YOU SAVE ? In a media release about savings by his council this week Lord Mayor Brennan is quoted as saying : “Mr Brennan said one of the most impressive savings identified came from extensive research into innovative ... Read More
 
Wild Duck Creek Estate – Rectified Water Salinity

Wild Duck Creek Estate – Rectified Water Salinity

“We’ve been using a Hydrosmart system on our vineyard for the past 6 years with great results, even with the salinity at high levels. We share our bore with another landholder next door. Due to overuse by the vineyard next door, our aquifer was overdrawn, and the water chemistry went from 600EC to 3500EC. Prior to installation ... Read More