Landscape Irrigation - Water Treatment
About Water Treatment
Introduction to Irrigation and Water Treatment
Do you find that throughout your landscaping gardens that the trees, plants and flowers are growing to their full capacity? Well your landscape irrigation water system may be contaminated. Water contamination occurs under many circumstances which include; rainfall, pest invasion and soil erosion.
There are many water treatment systems which can be improvised as part of your landscape maintenance tasks. Water treatment will help your plants, trees and flowers to grow efficiently and you will be helping the surrounding environment by doing so.
Water quality is a concern to all homeowners who may feel that their water supply is polluted. If you’re watering your landscape and you smell odors or see visible particles floating around in your water supply then your water may be polluted. Some types of water contamination are undetected by rest assured there are several simple ways to treat polluted water. Areas of residential landscaping which water may be polluted can need chemical water treatment:
- Water Gardens
- General Outdoor Water Supply
- Landscape Irrigation
- Drinking Water
- Swimming Pools
- Landscaping Ponds
Water Treatment Systems
Water treatment systems can be put in place by homeowners who have come to realize that their water supply is contaminated. Water treatment systems will produce clearer, cleaner and safer to use water for outdoors and indoor use. 75 per cent of landscape trees, flowers and plants are made from water. Knowing that you have an efficient water treatment system plan in place will ensure the safe and healthy growing of these excellent landscaping features.
Methods of Water Treatment
There are various different types of water treatments which will clean and purify your water supply. Water treatments will also clean and purify your landscape irrigation system and produce clean, fresh and safe water which your plants, trees, turf and flowers will thrive off. If your water supply is contaminated a method of hard water treatment is a must because if it goes untreated not only will your plants be sick but it may cause homeowners to become ill with live viruses which have affected the water supply. Waste water is also treated.
Water softeners are a type of water treatment. It will remove lime scale which has contaminated the water supply. It will also prevent lime scale from returning to the water supply.
Water softeners can be run through your outdoor plumbing system, but they are not suitable to be used in drinking water. Your outdoor landscape gardens will love the freshness of this source of water treatment.
Carbon Water Filters
Carbon water filters are a type of water treatment which will remove organic bacteria and organic contaminations in your outdoor water supply. Carbon water filters will also help with the removal of outdoor chemicals such as; chlorine which is harmful to your landscaping. Carbon water filters can be purchased in a kit form and attached to your outdoor water system easily.
UV Water Filters
UV water filters are designed to remove 100 per cent of all live viruses and bacterial germs which contaminate outdoor water supplies. The UV filters kill any traces of viruses immediately after filtration. UV water filters are the most commonly used outdoor water treatment systems. They also can attached to landscape irrigation systems to ensure trees, plants, turf, grass and flowers receive a nutritional water supply and ensure a healthy life span.
Sand filters are commonly used in swimming pools and landscape ponds and water gardens. They are designed to remove and kill bacteria which affect those areas. When used in ponds and water gardens. This source of water treatment will remove all the unnecessary bacteria and leave the special ones which a pond and its animals need to survive. Sand filters can also be attached to landscape irrigation systems to make certain that your landscaping areas receive healthy, fresh and clean water.