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 [...]

Operating submersible pumps in high temperatures

Finding submersible pumps that can operate comfortably in high water temperatures for long periods of time is often a difficult task for water bore operators. Here are some considerations that should be taken into account when pumping in a high temperature environment. Submersible motor High water temperature pumping applications can be found across [...]

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 [...]

Local heritage with a modern twist

With the increasing costs associated with manufacturing in Australia, many pumps are being shipped from overseas for use by local irrigators. But the country’s strong irrigation industry is crying out for local pumps and the knowledge and trust that comes with them. Advances in Australian pump manufacturing have increased the efficiency and lowered the running [...]

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 [...]