- Grow healthy plants in saline water
- Unblock drippers, sprays and pipes
- Turn scale into beneficial nutrients
- Reduce dependence on chemicals
- Lower fertiliser costs
- Healthy livestock on bore water
- Pipe diameters 20 mm to 450 mm
- Centre-pivot & flood irrigation benefits
BETTER CROP GROWTH AND BETTER WATER FLOW
Hydrosmart is the general solution to most of your hard water and saline water problems. Do you have large water volumes to treat? Centre-pivots / flood irrigation using substandard water? An extensive list of domestic and commercial customers has been serviced by Hydrosmart and satisfied over the course of 25 years. Like these customers, you will achieve a distinct growth advantage for your crops, while reaping the benefits of cleaner pipes and better flow.
CHEMICAL-FREE DESCALING & SCALE PREVENTION
Hydrosmart allows growers to utilise water supplies previously considered unsuitable, greatly increasing business viability and infrastructure longevity, in ever changing climate conditions. The mineral dissolving technology of Hydrosmart removes calcium scale and iron scale, while providing growers with a cost effective water treatment which is sustainable, chemical-free and environmentally friendly.
BENEFITS FOR CROP GROWTH
Through treatment, tiny mineral particles in your water become bio-available as a plant nutrient, giving a double benefit. Iron, calcium, magnesium, and iron build-up in pipes is released, and is simultaneously converted into available nutrients. Treating an irrigation system with Hydrosmart provides considerable savings in the maintenance costs associated with labour and consumables. This treatment of borewater lessens the quantity of fertiliser required to grow crops successfully, and so the business bottom line also benefits.
HOW IT WORKS
Hydrosmart uses computer generated resonance technology to provide both de-scaling and scale prevention. It acts on minerals to change large particles into tiny particles, and in doing so effectively prevents scale from forming, and removes existing scale. The effects of resonance frequency treatment remain present in water for several days and progressively break down any already existing scale or bio-films. Hydrosmart also dissolves an array of minerals better than nature intended, and this is the basis of the growth advantage observed in crops grown under the treatment. Minerals such as magnesium, calcium, and iron are affected, and become available for crop growth. Large volumes of water can be treated because there are no filters required and accordingly no obstruction to flow rate.
YOUR IRRIGATION IN ACTION
After installation of Hydrosmart, minerals are dissolved and remain in the flow as smaller particles that will pass through any dripper, filter or spray nozzle, ensuring even irrigation to individual blocks and rows. The first bonds to be broken are those between the pipe work and the scale, which can sometimes break off in lumps and flow towards the end of the irrigation system, making it important to flush out the broken down scale during the first few weeks of the de-scaling process. Conventional treatments require the use of acid which ends up in the soil. By contrast, with Hydrosmart there are no harmful chemical additions to the soil, so soil health remains robust. Treating an irrigation system with Hydrosmart provides savings in maintenance costs relating to labour and consumables.
HEALTHY CROPS IN HIGH SALINITY WATER
Hydrosmart provides users with the ability to grow a wide range of healthy crops in water with salinity levels normally considered toxic to chosen plant species. Salinity has a high profile in agricultural media because of the potential threat it poses to sustainable agriculture. Hydrosmart technology is part of the good news for growers. Over many years it has proven to be a very cost effective way of resolving salinity issues for commercial operations using a variety of soil types and with various salinity levels. Hydrosmart restructures the interaction between salt and water, to remove the salt crust on plant roots. This approach is effective and sustainable.
Nutrient levels in harvested crops are enhanced by the use of resonance technology. This has been documented in tests over a period of more than a decade, and the Hydrosmart research program has federal approval to continue. Treated water enables plants to grow at salinities that nature never intended. Nutrients in irrigation water also become available due to treatment, while descaling action in watering systems leads to better flow and thus improved irrigation. Use of this technology enables you to turn fundamental physics against the challenges that you face in dry and challenging conditions so that both the land and you the grower come up winners. Hydrosmart offers the opportunity to make the most of the nutrients already on your property, thus reducing fertiliser costs. If you fertilise, less fertiliser is required than was required before, due to interactions of minerals with nitrogen and phosphorus inside the plants. Scientific trials have shown that crop systems with and without Hydrosmart perform radically differently; crops treated were alive and healthy, while those untreated were dead or unhealthy. PhD qualified testing associates have shown reductions in calcium particle size and dramatic improvements in crop weight and health.
Significant improvements in plant growth have been observed whenever Hydrosmart is used to treat irrigation systems. Essential minerals in the water and soil such as calcium, magnesium, potassium and iron, which are essential for healthy plant growth are now available to be easily absorbed into the plant. Calcium, a key nutrient, is easily transported throughout the plant, eliminating growing problems, whilst improving fresh weight, taste, colour and shelf life. Chemical treatments require the use of acid which can end up in the soil. By contrast Hydrosmart does not harm the soil ecology or interfere with plant root function. With enough minerals present and in the right form, efficient transpiration within the plants causes sugars to be readily generated and easily mobilized, affecting flavour and quality. For similar reasons, an increase in the plant’s resistance to disease and insect damage is observed. Many growers using Hydrosmart treatment are reporting significant increases in sugar levels allowing crops to be picked on the full with greater harvest tonnages.
LIVESTOCK, AQUACULTURE, AND DISPOSAL
Users report fewer livestock losses after installing Hydrosmart on bore water that contains dangerous levels of salinity. Improvements in egg shell quality are also seen. Users have installed units to control odours in stock effluent ponds, and to eliminate struvite from drains. In piggery ponds, floating material has been flocculated without addition of flocculant. In aquaculture Barramundi health and weight has been improved, water turnover time reduced, and filter replacement period doubled, thus halving cost and maintenance time. Beneficial effects on magnesium levels in muscles of racing animals and breeding animals have been recorded.
Corrosion relies on precipitation of minerals on metal surfaces. By opposing precipitation, Hydrosmart controls corrosion. Additionally, existing precipitation can be cleared. As corrosion is neutralised, infrastructure such as pipes, taps, tanks, nozzles and valves not only last longer, but work better.