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DELTA boosts yields for SA lucerne, potato and clover seed grower

Posted on June 27, 2017 in Case Studies

Western Flat farmer Mark Pridham turned to DELTA technology to tackle water quality issues on his irrigation land. The potato, clover seed and lucerne grower is  happy with soil tests revealing the pH levels are continuing to either drop or hold steady on farm land watered with DELTA-treated supply despite heavy irrigation seasons. Mark knows what…


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Water treatment transforms table grapes

Posted on June 2, 2017 in Case Studies

A salty bore with high sodium and chloride levels was causing major headaches at the historic Swan Valley wine and table grape plantation Twin Hill Wines, established by Steve Kraljevich in the 1930s. Steve’s grandson Stephen, who now runs the business with his brother Anthony, says leaf burn, poor water penetration and poor performance of fertilisers…


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Frui & Veg growth and yield boost with DELTA

Posted on April 13, 2017 in Case Studies

WA market gardener Ben Tran knows a higher, stronger capsicum plant returns a better yield. And he says that’s what DELTA technology has delivered at the Bullsbrook property he runs with his parents. Ben, dad Tran and mum Ma watched their capsicum crop climb for the sky after installing a DELTA water treatment system on…


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Iron water treatment systems

Posted on April 13, 2017 in Case Studies, General

DELTA has a range of products to treat iron problems. DELTA graded products plus the Heavy Duty SL Range stop iron building up in pipes and fittings. The Submersible Pumps water treatment system stops iron building up in submersible pumps and pipes. The Deep Well Jet Pumps water treatment system stops iron building up in deep well jet units, pumps…


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DELTA technology provides vital boost to Aussie wine industry

Posted on April 2, 2017 in Case Studies

Grape growers in SA’s productive Riverland are turning to the technology of Newcastle-based company DELTAwater solutions to drastically cut maintenance and improve performance in their vital irrigation systems. Renmark-based irrigation agronomist Trevor Sluggett says some growers are so pleased with the results after installing the DELTA technology, they’ve returned for more units. Trevor, who works…


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DELTA keeps gardens alive

Posted on March 30, 2017 in Case Studies

In dry arid rural Australia the importance of having a healthy garden amidst dusty dry landscapes cannot be underestimated. So many people contact DELTA who have no options for water apart from salty unusable bore water. Here’s how DELTA has helped one western NSW garden grow. For more than 20 years, DELTA has been solving…


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Water treatment system solves salt problems on Darling Downs

Posted on March 30, 2017 in Case Studies

Over the past 70 years Robert Hogan’s family farm at Helidon on the Queensland Darling Downs has used salty bore water to grow crops. With ideal soils and climate for their cropping and livestock enterprise, they had some problems in the past but not serious enough to be too concerned. After floods in 2011 filled…


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DELTA hits the fields days circuit – SE Field Days @ Lucindale

Posted on March 6, 2017 in Case Studies, General

DELTAwater solutions is a regular fixture at several premier field days events across Australia and will hit the road shortly for the South East Field Days at Lucindale on March 17 and 18. DELTA’s founding director Alex Panov will be at Site 267 to answer questions from growers keen to boost system efficiency, lower water…


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Fruit and vegetable grower says DELTA technology is ‘brilliant’

Posted on March 6, 2017 in Case Studies, General

On our business travels we’ve met some real characters. One of these is Allen Espinos in Geraldton, WA. Allen, a fruit and vegetable grower for market stalls, was about to turn his back on growing crops because his harsh bore water was killing them. Then he met DELTA. This is his story: The only difference between…


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Iron build-up problem solved

Posted on February 16, 2017 in Case Studies

South Australian farm manager Darren Jenke reckons the proof is in the pigs. Since installing the DELTA water treatment technology on the Lucindale district farm’s southern irrigation system in late 2010, he’s seen a dramatic reduction in iron build-up in the main-line pipe. The cleaning pig, a foam cylinder that cleans under pressure along pipes, has had…


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