Irrigation, Sprinklers


Quality Sprinklers in Kenya

Quality Sprinklers are for effective water distribution to garden crops, lawns, greenhouse plants and trees or grasses. The no 1 quality sprinklers in Kenya are available at Aqua Hub Kenya, at a customer friendly price. We guide our clients on the coverage radius of the sprinkler and usability of the same.

Sprinklers in Kenya

Sprinklers are available for many uses including irrigation farming, domestic lawns, garden fruit watering to dust suppression in mining sites.

Sizes vary in terms of inlet diameter, number of nozzles, and other specifications such as flow rates and pressure range.

Types of Sprinklers

Quality Sprinklers are available in various categories according to features or properties they have.

Sprinklers Grouped by Material

  • Plastic sprinklers – Those that are made of plastic materials. Includes plastic impact sprinklers and micro sprinklers such as butterfly sprinklers and sprayers.

Quality Sprinklers in Kenya

  • Metallic Sprinklers – Made of brass and aluminium metals. They are durable and strong with 2 or more nozzles. Pressure rating varies depending on the size. Includes impact sprinklers, rain guns and flange rain guns.

Quality Sprinklers in Kenya

Those Categorized by Pressure Rating

  • High Pressure sprinklers – sprinklers that operate under high pressure rates. Requires bigger pumps to enhance high pressure that will rotate the sprinkler heads.
  • Low Pressure sprinklers – Operates under low pressure. They include smaller sprinklers such as micro-sprinklers, sprayers, and misters.

Sprinklers Categorized by how they operate

  • Pop -up Sprinklers – Special types of sprinklers that operate with a sprinkler head that pops out during irrigation and retracts back when irrigation is complete. It works with an automated system that controls the irrigation.
  • Rotary Sprinklers – Sprinklers that distribute water while rotating around a pivot or central point. The angle of rotation varies depending on the type.
  • Gear driven Sprinklers – Sprinklers that are designed with gears to rotate the sprinkler head. Examples are flange rain guns.
  • Fixed sprinklers – those that are fixed permanently on the ground.
  • Oscillatory sprinklers – Irrigate a garden or lawn while moving from one section to another.

Categorized According to the application

  • Lawn Sprinklers – Sprinkler types for watering lawns and sports fields. Includes pop-up sprinklers such hunters and rainbirds, ground sprinklers and oscillatory sprinklers.

Best Sprinklers to Irrigate Lawns

The best sprinklers to choose for lawns are pop-up sprinklers. They have a maximum flow rate and high radius of flow. Your lawn can use less sprinkler heads compared to other types. Moreover, pop-up sprinklers enhance higher efficiency due to automation and reduce labour costs of irrigation.

Best Sprinklers to Use in Greenhouse Plants

Greenhouse plants are delicate and require more water in smooth supply to prevent damaging flowers and leaves. They need to be irrigated using low pressure and micro sprinklers such as foggers and sprayers.

These sprinkler types also allow supply of fertilizers and spraying of pesticides to crops.

Best| Quality Sprinklers for Garden Crops

There are several Sprinklers that can allow maximum and balance water supply to crops in your gardening. Depending on the type of crops, spacing and soil type, you can use impact sprinklers, rain guns or micro sprinklers for your crops.

Quality Sprinklers in Kenya

For small crops, use smaller sprinkler heads and for large and tall crops use rain guns.

Tips for Choosing Sprinklers in Kenya

  • Consider the quality of the Sprinkler. Choose suppliers of quality sprinklers such as Aqua Hub, Kenya.
  • The pressure rating of a Sprinkler is critical information. You should know the rating to be sure if it suits your irrigation system.
  • What kind of crop are you planning to grow? Some crops require more water than others. Similarly, some sprinklers have higher flow rates than others.
  • Affordable sprinklers are best to go with. Our sprinklers are of customer friendly prices.

5 Steps on how to Install Sprinklers

STEP 1: Have the main Pipe in Place. It can be HDPE, PVC or any other Delivery Pipe.  The pipe can be buried, but it also depends on farmers’ preference.

STEP 2 : Get the correct fittings that will link the Sprinkler to the Main Piping. For our case, we can use Saddle Clamps or Tee Connectors. Theses depends on the layout of the site.

STEP 3: Connect the Sprinkler to its stand. Some uses Tripod stands that are made of GI Materials, while other rotors would use plastic stand.

STEP 4After Step 3 now you connect the sprinkler with its stand to the main pipe using the assorted fittings.

STEP 5: We assumed that you had your water pump in place and connected. So you make the adjustments of the sprinkler according to the angles you want to cover the put on your pump.

7+ Reasons Why Sprinklers are Cost-effective Solutions

  • Sprinklers supplies maximum water to crops. Crops can receive adequate water for growth purposes.
  • It is easy to monitor and work with, as most times you need to be around to move stands and pipes.
  • They are less costly to purchase and install compared to other methods.
  • They are durable and non-corrosive. It saves more on the cost of maintenance and repair, which makes it reliable.
  • They are available in many sizes, and thus you can choose the size that matches your budget.
  • They meet effective water distribution to all points of the farm. Most sprinkler heads are designed with more than one nozzle to irrigate dry patches left while irrigation is done by main nozzles.

How to Use and Maintain Sprinklers

To use sprinklers on your farm, you need to purchase main line pipes (HDPE or PVC), filters, a Pump, connectors, fittings, and sprinkler heads.

The connection of sprinkler systems allows water to reach your crops depending on the number of times you want to irrigate.

Maintenance may include opening and cleaning filters to remove dirt, replacing broken pipes. Frequent checking of the system for any leaking connections or faults.

Cost of Sprinklers in Kenya

 The Cost of sprinklers in Kenya ranges from KES 150 to 15,000 depending on the size. Call us for guidance

Where to Purchase Quality Sprinklers in Kenya

Aqua Hub Kenya

Call 0790719020