Top tips for increasing energy efficiency in irrigation pumps

Bore irrigation accounts for up to 75 per cent of all energy usage on farms. With increasing energy costs, irrigators are looking for ways to reduce the energy usage of pumps to improve productivity and profitability. Here are the top five tips for irrigators to optimise the energy efficiency of their pumping system. Replace old [...]

How can solar pumps improve your pumping system?

With the uptake of commercial and residential solar power continuing to rise, the irrigation industry is getting in on the action and installing solar pumps that reduce costs and make control systems more efficient. The reduction in solar panel costs and the availability of solar rebates have made solar pumps an economically realistic option for [...]

Less fuel, more water

Local irrigators in Coleambally, New South Wales had been operating aging vertical turbine irrigation pumps for years at high costs, before a recent pump upgrade saw them using 25 per cent less diesel per ML with an increase in flow rate. It’s the aim of every irrigator in Australia, to be able to use less [...]