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8 Best Items when Setting up Drip Irrigation System in Kenya

Drip Irrigation System in Kenya

Aqua Hub is the leading supplier and installer of quality rain hose, micro sprinkler systems, and drip irrigation system in Kenya.

We deliver surplus quality drip lines, fittings, and a variety of pipe accessories for precise irrigation that come at lower costs.

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Layout | structure of Drip Irrigation Systems in Kenya

A drip irrigation system is a setup of pipes, drip lines, fittings, and other kits such as fertilizer kit for supply of water to crops.

Drip irrigation kits provide water in a form of gentle trickles to the soil at the exact area of the plant root network.

In a drip irrigation system, water flows at a low pressure, as the aim is to allow small and efficient drops to reach the soil.

What Makes Drip Irrigation System Applicable to Crop Irrigation

Drip irrigation system in Kenya can take various layouts which you can choose from. Layout does not affect plants’ growth, as you decide the layout that gives room for the kind of crop to grow.

Drip emitters have hole spacing distances suitable for any crop spacing. You can decide to go for 15 cm, 20 cm or 30 cm drip emitter spacing.

Moisture goes straight to the roots and makes it easier for intake by plants. And this also limits fungal diseases and lowers evaporation.

Which Crops Can I Water using Drip Irrigation?

Several crops can be irrigated using drip irrigation provided the landscape suits the installation and flow through drip. A flat area is ideal as water can flow through pipes easily through gravity.

Crops suitable includes:

  • onions, tomato, capsicum, strawberries, watermelon,
  • Fruits such as passion fruits, avocado, and apples
  • Vegetables: kale, spinach, lettuce, cabbage, and carrots.
  • Flowers and herbs

Drip Irrigation System in Kenya

Items Required for a Drip Irrigation System in Kenya

  • Pipes & Fittings for Mainline Connection
  • Tank connectors
  • HDPE Elbows & Tee connectors
  • Sub-mainline pipes
  • Air Release Valves-In spacial cases
  • Ball corks for controlling drip irrigation blocks
  • Drip lines
  • Puncher
  • Water Filters
  • Saddle Clamps
  • Rubber rings or Grommet rubbers

How to Set up Drip Irrigation System in Kenya

Surface Drip Irrigation – Made up with pipes and connection running above the soil surface. To install surface drip irrigation, lay pipes above the ground and connect them to emitters. Use connectors and fittings to join various sections of pipes.

The procedure described in the below video

How to Make a Drip Irrigation System Connection

  1. Arrange the mainline pipes on the ground.
  2. Fit the pipe to the tank or water source using a connector, either tank, or to a pump etc…
  3. Make a connection of the mainline pipes to the sub mainline pipes. Use Tee fittings or elbows where suitable.
  4. Make holes in the sub mainline pipes and insert the rubber rings. Connect the Sub main line pipes to the delivery pipes using start connectors.
  5. Lay drip emitters on the beds in a space of 1M apart.
  6. Connect drip emitters to the laterals.
  7. Open water connection to test the system. Allow water to run for about 10 minutes before sealing the end caps to flush out dirt.
  8. Close the ends of drip emitters using end caps.

How to Maintain a Drip Irrigation System

  • Check and replace broken or leaking pipes.
  • You can use stakes or anchors to hold your drip emitters in place.
  • Regular flush the system to remove debris.
  • Cleaning filters to avoid clogging of emitters.
  • Check on the pressure regulators to ensure they are working properly.

Drip Irrigation System in Kenya by Aqua Hub

Drip Irrigation System in Kenya

We sell quality drip irrigation systems, fittings, pipes, sprinklers, and rain hose pipes at a customer friendly price.

Drip Irrigation Prices in Kenya

Size / Lines Per Bed 1 Line 2 Lines 3 Lines
1 Acre 65,000 95,000 130,000
1/2 Acre 30,000 45,000 60,000
1/4 Acre 16,000 25,000 35,000
1/8 Acre 10,000 15,000 20,000

 Why Consider Us?

  • We have sustainable, quality, and brand-new irrigation accessories.
  • We also conduct installation and consultation services. Our installations are a combo to sales of irrigation systems.
  • Delivery of our projects is always on the scheduled time.
  • Quality UV treated pipes and accessories that last longer.
  • Quality Customer service, always available to your response.

 Looking for quality irrigation systems? We are here to help you beat the high costs of production with our effective drip lines.

You can reach us on 0790719020.

 

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