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Knowing the pH and Electrical Conductivity or EC of your irrigation and drainage water can help you to grow better and more consistent crops. Testing procedures aren’t difficult and can be done at minimal cost. This video shows a process for carrying out a practical...

Good irrigation water quality is a keystone to producing quality nursery stock, and most water supplies require some form of treatment to make them suitable for nursery use. Water can be treated for four types of contaminates – particulate matter, pH, salts and pathogens. The following...

Irrigation water quality is a critical factor for nursery container production. There are many factors which determine the quality of irrigation water, some of which include alkalinity, pH and the level of soluble salts. This fact sheet includes a discussion on the importance of water...

pH and electrical conductivity (EC) meters are essential pieces of equipment for onsite testing of water and growing media. Onsite testing allows immediate decisions to be made on the nutritional status of crops, as well as being able to monitor changes in water quality....

This fact sheet from the Department of Natural Resources discusses the formation of scale inside pipelines, as well other information including testing for scale material, water analysis, treatment methods, hardness reduction, reducing pH, and treating pipelines....