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Water Monitoring


​No matter what the type of farming operation, reliable water supply is an absolutely critical component of maintaining healthy, productive livestock.

 

Dairy farmers often use separate water storage at cow sheds to buffer demand during milking. Hilly properties often have tanks at higher locations to provide back up and additional flow. Some farms have dams to ensure there is enough supply for the very dry summers.

 

Irrespective of requirement ensuring this number one asset is always available as and when the animals need it is a top priority. 

 



Wireless Water Monitoring vs Conventional Tank Level Indicator

Take a brief look at the comparsion between traditional water tank monitoring systems and Gallagher's latest remote monitoring option.

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Gallagher System Keeps Watchful Eye On Precious Water Supply

East Coast sheep, beef and cropping farmer Charlie Johnson, sleeps a lot easier knowing his farm's water storage is in good shape.

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22A short overview on how to drive continuous improvement on dairy farms using electric fencing and weighing and EID systems.
23Electric fencing, weighing and EID and water supply play critical roles in high performing cattle farms.
30East Coast farmer Charlie Johnson sleeps a lot easier knowing his farm's water storage is in good shape.
70A ballcock sliding on a piece of steel rod has been a tried and true level indicator for farm tanks all over New Zealand for many years. But some innovative thinking from Gallagher has taken that No.8 wire approach much further, to provide a water monitoring system that can remotely monitor multiple water tanks across wide areas of farmland.
76Consistency and certainty of water supply is a critical one for James Brownlie’s 1000ha sheep and beef operation in the higher country of the Urewera district near Lake Waikaremoana.