RURALIrrigation System – Fonterra, Longburn

Locate various sections of the existing network to confirm pipe size and actual location.
Install 900m of 125mm & 100mm “Z” joint PVC pressure pipe for the mainlines & 880m of 50mm “Z” joint PVC pipe for the fixed in-ground sprinkler network.
Install 13 Bermad control valves & 5000m of 12mm control tube to activate the valves hydraulically.
Install 10 x 80mm K-Line irrigation hydrants and 46 fixed in ground sprinkler sockets.
Associated thrust blocks and testing all installed pipe work.

Key features of the work and/or statistics:

  • Location of existing services
  • Staged installation to fit in with farm operations & new factory start-up deadline.

Key equipment used:

  • Ditchwitch 6510 Chain Trencher
  • John Deer Tractor & Pipe Trailer
  • Kobelco SK115 – 11 Tonne Excavator
  • Ground Probing Radar
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Job No:
213 Stoney Creek Road, RD10, Palmerston North, 4470

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