Irrigation Pumping Turbine Installation

• Installed at Methven on Ashburton Lyndhurst Irrigation Scheme

• Twin turbines supplying irrigation water to 5 adjacent farms. 235 L/sec low pressure for centre pivots and 110 L/sec at higher pressure for big guns

• Total turbine output 240 kW

• Installation replaced 4 diesel pumps and offset installation of a further 3 electric pumps

• Capital cost of approximately $600,000

• Annual electricity & diesel savings of approximately $150,000

• Crosstech Engineering was responsible for the design and supervision of total scheme and manufactured and installed the crossflow turbines and other associated mechanical components.

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Irrigation Pumping Water Turbine