Agriculture Pumping Case Study: Green Point Farms

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Owner AJ Ochoa converted nearly 1,000 acres (405 ha) of flood irrigated land to land irrigated by eight center pivots - all controlled from a single location and a new Watertronics agricultural pump station.  Three 100 horsepower (101.38 metric hp) pumps supply water to those eight pivots, including one located over a mile away.

Results Summary

  • Annual water savings: 1,000 acre feet, or 325 million gallons (1.2 billion liters)
  • Annual labor savings: 13,000 man hours per year
  • Annual energy savings of up to 25% on energy bills