We aren’t going to lie. The initial costs of an ePumpNZ will likely be more than a traditional pump. But the running costs over time are much cheaper – and this is where the savings can rack up.
– No fuel costs
– No labour costs (e.g. to transport fuel)
– Minimal maintenance costs
It’s not always easy to know exactly what water you need. Luckily there are really useful tables like the one below that can help you out.
In 2017, a great report was published looking at the benefits of installing stock water reticulation systems on hill country farms throughout New Zealand. Benefits included:
o increased in stock units per hectare
o increased animal productivity
o better grazing management
o greater pasture production
o better environmental outcomes
o greater ability to implement farm environment plans
o increased drought resistance.
But you don’t have to take our word for it. There is a report (and a handy video) if you are interested: