Nowadays, with the shortage of water, people’s save awareness becomes more and more strong, especially in agriculture. In the traditional agriculture, farmers adopt the flood irrigation, which cause serious water waste. But now, they take various measures to save water and use water most effectively.
For save water and to use water effectively, we OrientFlex recommend you the soaker hose.
What is soaker hose
Made from the component of natural rubber and PE, Soaker hose is mostly used in drip irrigation.
What’s the soaking method
There are thousands of micro pores on the hose and water will drip around the roots of crops with a very low pressure.
The advantages of soaker hose
Water and power saving
These are the most important characteristics of soaker hose. In general, it can save 80% of water compared with furrow irrigation and save 60% of water than spray irrigation. The water use ratio could reach 95%. Besides, soaker hose can irrigate a large area of farm with just a 0.04 Mpa pressure, so you will save much of power with it than any other mechanical irrigation.
Fertilizer and labour saving
After testing, you can save 50% of fertilizer and 80-95 % labour. In the meantime, soaker hose provides the technology support to pollution-free agricultural products.
Easy to maintain and long lifespan
You just need check the soaker hose once before use and it doesn’t need daily maintain. Without man-made sabotage, it can last about 8- 10 years and even more.
No cold and freeze resistant requirement
The water and fertilizer has socked into the soil and there is no water accumulation inside the hose. So you don’t have to worry about freeze and cold weather in winter.
Increase the production
Compared with other irrigation methods, soaking irrigation can make the ground temperature increase 1-2℃. That means it can help increase the production which is about 20%-30%. The economic benefit is really obvious.
OrientFlex is an expert in soaker hose and irrigation system. Besides soaker hose, we also supply drip tap, micro spray tape, round emitter drip pipe, layflat hose and relevant fittings for irrigation system. If you need such irrigation hoses, don’t hesitate to contact us.