Irrigation

Improve operations

Increase agriculture productivity

Prevent clogging

Prevent clogged pumps, filters, and sprinklers

Minimal maintenance

Reduce costs for operations and maintenance

Chemical-free

Safe for fish and other aquatic life

Prevent clogging of filters

Water used for irrigation can contain high levels of nutrients; some of these nutrients are beneficial for the plants watered, but can also lead to extensive algal growth.

Algae in irrigation reservoirs can clog the irrigation system and can also be spread over the irrigated area. In addition, some types of fungus also present in these waters can be extremely harmful for the plants grown.

Agriculture

Lake management case studies

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Three Rivers case study
Three Rivers
Lakes remain open during algae season

Control Cyanobacteria concentration Four solar-powered algae control systems were installed in the Aquadrome in Rickmansworth (UK) to control the cyanobacteria concentration in two lakes. Two systems were installed in a lake used for water skiing and fishing, and two additional unites were installed in June 2017 in a lake used for sailing. To ensure that the concentration of cyanobacteria remained at an acceptable level at a popular public open space…

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Dubai municipality case
Dubai Municipality
73% blue-green algae reduction in Dubai

Reducing algae growth In August 2018, LG Sonic began a new project in Dubai in collaboration with the Dubai Municipality to control algal blooms in the Al Qudra lakes. The lakes were created by the municipality as part of a project to enrich this part of the Dubai desert. To control the algal blooms, three MPC-Buoys were installed. After 60 days, it was clear that the systems improved the water…

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South West Water case study
South West Water
Six years of partnership with South West Water

Sustainable partnership Since 2014 South West Water, formerly Bournemouth Water, is using LG Sonic MPC-Buoy systems to monitor and control algal blooms at Longham Lakes. High algae concentrations in reservoirs used for drinking water purposes causes increased chemical dosage and blockages of filters and pipes within the water treatment plant. South West Water holds health and wellbeing of people and the environment in their core values. Environmental health is critical to…

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Which solution do I need?

With the MPC-Buoy you solve the algae problem at the source, the raw water reservoir. This results in increased filter run-times, less chemical usage and low maintenance.

MPC-Buoy

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Algae in irrigation water

Almost 60 percent of all the world’s freshwater withdrawals go towards irrigation uses where landholders use water basins and farm dams to irrigate their crops. Irrigation water is vulnerable to blue-green algal bloom- particularly during peak summer months.

Because of an algal bloom, the water source may become contaminated. It is recommended to avoid the use of contaminated water since it can have a negative impact on humans’ health.

Algae sample