Irrigation Systems News

  • Global Market Insights Report that Micro Irrigation System Market to hit $12bn by 2024

    The Micro Irrigation System Market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $5 billion to over $12 billion by 2024; as reported in the latest study by  ...

  • Hishtil Ltd. Installs inside their greenhouses the new irrigation technology by Conic System

    Hishtil, one of the biggest companies in the world producing seedlings, installed the most advanced irrigation technology in the new project in Mexico. ...


    By Conic System S.L.

  • Kenya, Romania and Germany, next steps for Plastic-Puglia in 2017

    After Morocco, Iran and Bulgaria, Plastic-Puglia is preparing to take part in some international exhibition. The company is aiming to further improve the range of irrigation products, opening to new markets and better fulfilling the needs of new customers. ...


    By Plastic Puglia

  • Irritec at Project Qatar 2017 Exhibition

    For the first time, Irritec will attend to the next Project Qatar 2017 Exhibition, that will take place from May 8th to 11th 2017, at Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC). The event, one of the world most important for building, environmental technology & materials, will host market’s biggest players from over 30 countries in 32000 mq of exhibition space. During the exhibition, ...


    By IRRITEC SpA

  • Irritec winner of "Le Fonti Awards": Excellence of the year for innovation of irrigation systems

    During "Le Fonti" Conference Irritec has been acknowledged as "Excellence of the Year" and awarded the prize for Innovation in Irrigation systems. The conference, held in Palazzo Mezzanotte, the headquarters of Borsa Italiana, sponsored by the European Commission with Corriere Economia media partnership, was focused on innovation. Irritec received Le Fonti Award - Excellence of the Year in ...


    By IRRITEC SpA

  • Plastic-Puglia in Iran and Bulgaria

    Plastic-Puglia will be at the International Agricultural Exhibition AGRA  from February 22, 2017 up to February 26, 2017 . This is an opportunity for all the custumers to see the latest innovations in the ...


    By Plastic Puglia

  • Water and energy savings for irrigation and filtration systems

    AZUD has an important number of patents and innovations, dedicating from the beginning important human and economic resources to research projects related to drip irrigation systems and filtration and water treatment systems. During EIMA 2014, which will be held in Bologna, Italy, from 12th to 16th November 2014, AZUD state-of-the-art technologies will be presented: ...


    By Sistema Azud, S.A.

  • Sensor-based Irrigation Systems Show Potential to Increase Greenhouse Profitability

    Wireless sensor-based irrigation systems can offer significant benefits to greenhouse operators. Advances in sensor technology and increased understanding of plant physiology have made it possible for greenhouse growers to use water content sensors to accurately determine irrigation timing and application rates in soilless substrates. The wireless sensor systems provide more accurate measurements ...

  • BEPeterson, Inc. Unveils Pressure Vessel for TG Gallagher

    BEPeterson is pleased to announce the shipment of a Pressure Vessel for TG Gallagher, Cambridge, MA. The pressure vessel is a 6000 gallon water cistern vessel which will be used as a holding tank for an irrigation system. The pressure vessel fabricated from carbon steel was 84" OD x 17.5' T/T designed to 20 PSI @ 150 Deg F. The design was to ASME code standards for safety factors. Code stamping ...


    By BEPeterson

  • Rising temperature, rising food prices

    Agriculture as it exists today developed over 11,000 years of rather remarkable climate stability. It has evolved to maximize production within that climate system. Now, suddenly, the climate is changing. With each passing year, the agricultural system is becoming more out of sync with the climate system. In generations past, when there was an extreme weather event, such as a monsoon failure in ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Eijkelkamp worldwide distributor for PlantCare

    Eijkelkamp has signed an agreement with the Swiss company Plantcare. PlantCare develops and markets intelligent irrigation systems for agriculture and landscaping. Eijkelkamp will be responsible for the worldwide distribution of PlantCare’s Mini-Logger, a (wireless) sensor which records soil moisture and soil temperature, and the PlantControl D wireless data logger. ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • West Basin Receives $100,000 Grant for Landscape and Irrigation Efficiency Program to Reduce Runoff to Santa Monica Bay

    West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) was awarded a $100,000 grant from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) to help fund a $417,000 outdoor water efficiency program. The Landscape Irrigation Efficiency Program or “LIEP” (pronounced “leap”) is designed to provide funding assistance to West Basin’s public retail customer ...

  • Uganda test-drives its first electric car

    Ugandan scientists and students at Makerere University have built an electric car. The two-seater Kiira EV ('Kiira' means roaring in Lusoga, a local dialect), which is powered by a lithium-ion battery, was test-driven early this month (1 November) at the university. It can reach a maximum speed of 200 kilometres (km) an hour but needs recharging after an 80km run. Sandy Stevens ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Fluidra to commercialise state-of-the-art irrigation telemanagement systems

    The multinational has signed an agreement with Samcla, Spain's leading manufacturer of irrigation telemanagement systems, for the exclusive commercialisation of its products in Spain. The technology developed by Samcla makes it possible to control irrigation and lighting networks in parks and green spaces over the Internet. This technology, used in over 30 municipalities in the country, ...


    By Fluidra

  • Water reform urgently needed in Asia to feed extra 1.5bn people by 2050, says new report

    A comprehensive new study of irrigation in Asia warns that, without major reforms and innovations in the way water is used for agriculture, many developing nations face the politically risky prospect of having to import more than a quarter of the rice, wheat and maize they will need by 2050. This warning, along with related forecasts and possible solutions, appear in a report entitled, ...

  • Reference panels to advise on Murray-Darling Basin water recovery and irrigation efficiency

    Two new stakeholder reference panels will provide advice to the Australian Government on water recovery and water efficiency issues, Minister for Climate Change and Water, Penny Wong, announced today. Senator Wong said the Water Recovery and Environmental Use Stakeholder Reference Panel and the National Irrigation Efficiency Stakeholder Reference Panel would allow feedback on rural water issues ...


    By Australian Government

  • EPA`s watersense program revises draft specification for single family new homes

    The WaterSense program has refined its draft labeling specification for single-family new homes (initially released in May 2008). The revised draft specification addresses efficient plumbing fixtures, hot water delivery systems, appliances, landscape design and irrigation. The revised specification will ensure that future WaterSense labeled homes still use 20% less water than similar new homes, ...

  • ADB assisting Bangladesh in improving irrigation systems

    US$750,000 grant from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) will assist Bangladesh in implementing a planned multi-million loan project in 2010 that will improve irrigation services and further enhance the country's water sector as a whole. The grant, which was approved by ADB's Board of Directors, will assess existing irrigation systems' operations and maintenance planning, as well as their financing ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • Bolivia expands watershed-based irrigation

    IDB finances construction of new infrastructure and systems for sustainably managing scarce water resources. Bolivia will build 33 community irrigation systems covering 9,000 hectares in seven Departments throughout the country under a US$34 million program financed by the Inter-American Development Bank. Drawing on lessons from past irrigation programs in Bolivia’s arid and semi-arid regions, ...

  • Japan & ADB to help Viet Nam improve water management and irrigation systems

    Japan and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) are helping Viet Nam improve its water management and modernize its irrigation systems. The Japan Special Fund, through ADB, will provide a $1 million grant to help design a project to upgrade the quality of water-related public services and improve the management of Viet Nam’s water resources used for irrigation. For its part, Viet Nam will contribute ...


    By Asian Development Bank

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