Agriculture is by far the largest water use at global level. Irrigation of agricultural lands accounted for 70% of the water used worldwide. In several developing countries, irrigation represents up to 95% of all water uses, and plays a major role in food production and food security. Future agricultural development strategies of most of these countries depend on the possibility to maintain, improve and expand irrigated agriculture.
The sources of water for traditional landscape irrigation are many. They include municipal water, groundwater, and surface water; treated municipal wastewater treatment plant effluent properly treated to the standards of quality required for irrigation; and ever-increasing harvested rain, gray and storm waters. Issues confronting the landscape irrigation market range from treatment of alternate supplies to addressing iron removal in order to provide suitable quality water for any given landscape irrigation...
applications that include:
Agricultural and landscape irrigation
Industrial water processing
Industrial wastewater treatment
Municipal water treatment (drinking and waste treatment)
Prefiltration to protect costly media and reverse-osmosis systems
Horticultural and greenhouse operations are facing increasing challenges in dealing with sanitation issues related to water treatment. Over the course of growing a crop, pathogenic microorganisms accumulate and algae flourish on moist surfaces posing a constant threat to plants and produce. The main challenges lie the areas of irrigation water, elimination of biofilm and algae control. Existing biocidal products, while effective in killing algae, are not effective in removing biofilm from the water lines. The...
HYDROFLO is a powerful software tool that assists piping system designers in the modeling and analysis of pumped and gravity flow piping systems. These systems are commonly found in industrial process, water supply, wastewater treatment, fire protection, chemical process, mine de-watering, irrigation and HVAC applications among others. Used with PumpBase a complete fluid transport system with an optimal pump selection can be designed.