Agriculture - water
Why Water Smart Agriculture?
It has been stated that the successful businesses of the future will be those that are able to separate their production output from their resource consumption. Agriculture is one of the largest users of water around the globe. The agricultural community is thus highly susceptible to fluctuations relating to water, with too little having a major impact on crop yields and too much causing major harm in terms of flooding and waterlogging in certain areas. Success in the agriculture industry will thus likely be directly impacted by the ability to effectively manage and use water. Let us help you become a water smart agricultural business. Saving water helps save energy and can substantially reduce your water and energy bill. EkoSource has the expertise and products to provide you with the information and equipment to save water.
Southern Africa has some of the highest climate variability globally with generally limited water supply. Poor infrastructure maintenance and unplanned development in many areas is increasing the water supply risks to agriculture. Impacts relating to water supply risks can severely impact a agricultural operations causing major financial loses. The management of water risks thus should be a key priority of any agricultural business. EkoSource has the knowledge and expertise to assess and implement measures to reduce dependence on water supply and reduce water deficits while mitigating the impacts related flooding and water quality hazards.
Our water products are sorted into 4 main categories, measure, reduce, reuse and augment. Measurement enables the users to get a better understanding of water use and potential problems you may have with your water consumption. The other categories provide product solutions which are linked to return on investment. In general reducing water use offers the lowest costs and best returns on investment, while reuse and augmentation solutions tend to be more costly and provide lower returns on initial expenditure. Please choose the category you would like to investigate in more detail.
We installed several of the EcoBETA water saving devices in our home to reduce our water use with great success. Not only are we contributing to assisting the water situation in South Africa but our monthly water bill had decreased, Michael John
Our water knowledge solutions are designed to enable you to gain a better understanding of your overall water use. This information should equip you with the information required to reduce your overall water consumption and potentially introduce your own solutions to augment your water supply and reduce your dependence on water state owned water supply schemes. The water knowledge portal is separated into 5 main sections, understand, calculate, design, ideas and ask and expert. These will provide you with both free information and paid for services and should enable you to find solutions to reduce your overall water footprint. This will enable you to become a greenius and save some money also. Please choose the category you would like to investigate in more detail.
- Ask Expert
Absolutely fantastic, The information provided in the knowledge section enabled me to understand my water use and identify and fix leaks. My water bill has gone down 30%. Best of all it didn't cost me a cent. John Doe