“The use of a desalination RO reverse osmosis unit has revolutionised our fresh water supply. When we’re not using it we stockpile water so we can use a lot of water very quickly. We’ve had fantastic support. It has been really successful.”
Kristin Lefroy, Cranmore Farm, Western Australia
SOLAR-POWERED PLANT FOR AUSTRALIAN FARM
Our latest installation is a self-sufficient, solar-powered, 500 l/h brackish water plant at Cranmore Park Farm in Western Australia’s Wheatbelt, supplying them with water that meets the rigorous Australian standards for drinking water.
Australia is the food basket for the Middle East and Asia and is also the driest inhabited country on earth. Rising salinity problems and low rainfall combine to cause many farmers significant problems with their water supplies.
Cranmore Park is an innovative merino sheep stud, cattle and crop station (farm) that has been operating for more than 100 years. It is located 30km east of Moora, Western Australia.
The remoteness of this and many of Australia’s large stations means they rely heavily on renewable energy. With Moerk Water’s solar powered plants, they no longer need diesel generators and expensive fuel and have no more need for pipelines that require ongoing maintenance.
The owners are committed to leaving the environment in better condition for future generations, making a clean water supply an essential asset for them and also for their children.
Their crops and stock can now benefit from a clean, reliable water supply and the station owners no longer have to worry about water supply, quality or reliability.