Bishops stortford Golf club, Hertfordshire
Irrigation and water were chosen to investigate the possibility of drilling a borehole which would supply a new water storage tank for Bishops Stortford golf club's irrigation system. Baker Hydro solutions were enrolled to undertake a hydrogeological report, which indicated that a depth of 75 meters would be needed to reach the water bearing chalk that lay beneath the clay. A G Brown drilling was contracted to drill the hole and after many hours completed the task. A Lowara borehole pump was installed and the test pumping of the borehole was under taken. At the same time a new steel water storage tank from Evenproducts was erected with a holding capacity of approximatly 337.5 cubic meters of water. The borehole was then linked into the tank and a pulse meter installed to automatically allow 20 cubic meters of water to be pumped into the tank every 24 hours. The decision was also made to move the exsisting pump house which was located on the other side of the course. This would be located next to the water tank and needed a new GRP pump house and connecting pipework aswell as a suitable power supply. The project was completed on time and to budget.
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Irrigation and Water installed the aeration units in August of 2010; they have been very successful in reducing the algae problem and in helping to improve the quality of the water. Also, the water feature has provided a focal point for the 18th hole.Course Manager Glenn Norris, Haverhill golf club, Suffolk