Water Treatment

Water Treatment

In the greenhouse, production water is essential for growth: a medium for transport of nutrients, but also an infection source for diseases. Plants perform in intensive environments and endure stressful situations during production. Because of this, clean water is detrimental to healthy plant production. There are many systems already readily available for cleaning re-circulated water, but what about the lines throughout the irrigation system that endure fluctuating temperatures, stagnant water, and high flow? Irrigation lines are an important piece in the clean water puzzle but is often forgotten. Not anymore.

Hydro Pure = The Purest Water for Healthy Crops. That simple.

“That Simple” Checklist:

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Ultra stabilized hydrogen peroxide with silver

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Removes organic biofilm in the complete irrigation system

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Up to 10-15% more oxygen in the water

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Kills bacteria, fungi, and viruses in the irrigation water

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Safe for humans, crops, equipment, and the environment

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Chlorine-free water treatment

Hydrogen peroxide is made up of the same atoms that water is made from apart from an additional oxygen atom (Water = H₂O, Hydrogen Peroxide = H₂O₂). This combination may not seem like much, but it packs quite the punch! Across the world and in many ways hydrogen peroxide is utilized. You may have seen it at the pharmacy to clean wounds, or in your mouthwash. This is because hydrogen peroxide breaks down organic matter and kills bacteria on contact and the only by-product of this is water and oxygen! These examples of hydrogen peroxide are in very low concentrations, so what about higher concentrations? The higher the concentration of hydrogen peroxide, the more potent it is. This is useful for commercial operations that use high amounts of hydrogen peroxide with dosing systems. In horticulture, hydrogen peroxide is a useful tool to clean equipment, hard surfaces, and irrigation water.

In horticulture, the choice product for clean water is Hydro Pure. Hydro Pure is designed to clean and disinfect irrigation systems by removing developed biofilm in irrigation lines slowly and completely, without the risk of blocked drippers. Hydro Pure contains 50% hydrogen peroxide and a small amount of silver as a stabilizer, creating a synergistic combination with high stability. While regular hydrogen peroxide can kill bacteria; it reacts too quickly, leaving behind tough fungi resulting in biofilms- which is a breeding ground for pathogens. Being stabilized, Hydro Pure reacts slower, allowing it to travel further through irrigation lines and killing and removing bacteria, fungi, and viruses. Hydro Pure cleans and disinfects with low dosage which is safe for crops and has no negative residues. Oxygen is beneficial and can help plant roots absorb nutrients from the soil, which means faster, healthier, and more vigorous growth! 

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