Ahmad Abad Project

Ahmad Abad Project

agricultural

Project Name: Mr. Gharibshahi's Farm
Project Type: Implementation of the new fully-automated drip irrigation system
Project Location: City of Tehran
Project Start Date: 2018-01-09

Project specifications:
Mr. Gharibshahi's Farm in an area of 80 acres which is  mainly under the cultivation of crops such as wheat, canola and alfalfa used to rely on rainfall as its sole source of water supply. However, due to the inefficiency of this fixed classic system and also because of the perpetual wind currents in the area, it was decided through consultation with Poliran Company to upgrade the irrigation system to a newer more efficient one. Accordingly, after site inspection by the Company's experts and the parties agreement on the design and supply of the required pipes and accessories, the strip tape with plaque in the length of 250 meters and diameter of 22cm laid at a distance of 30 cm apart suitable for a water flow rate of 1.3 liters per hour was selected for the implementation of the new fully-automated drip system.

Advantages of the drip system:
1- Reduction of water consumption up to 50% in comparison to the rainfall irrigation under the same conditions
2- Lower energy use in comparison to rainfall irrigation
3- Effective water absorption by plants due to targeted irrigation
4- Less plant diseases due to lack of water contact with leaves and stems
5- Lower labor costs required for irrigation operations
6- Less weed growth due to dry soil between rows
7- Possibility of doing farm work during irrigation due to dry soil between rows
8- Possibility of adding fertilizer to the irrigation water
9- Possibility of irrigation on uneven surfaces and slopes
10- Reduction of costs and tape usage in comparison to other tapes available in the market
11- Reduction of soil erosion and product wash away of soil nutrition in comparison to other irrigation systems