- We have some problems to remove the salt of the water we used for the
This is for a 100 acre site which receives irrigation 6 months of the year
(April through September).
Daily flows range from 450 to 900 gallons per minute based on water
production, evapotranspiration potential and precipitation.
Water quality chemistry
Total Dissolved Solids 2500 mg/L
Electrical Conductivity 4000 umhos/cm
Chloride 21 mg/L
Sulfate 2 mg/L
Calcium 14 mg/L
Magnesium 33 mg/L
Potassium 60 mg/L
Sodium Adsorption Ratio 33.1
Bicarbonate 2700 mg/L
Sodium 990 mg/L
Annual leaching allows for the sodium to be washed from the root profile into
Through the application of soil amendments (gypsum and sulfur) we adjust the
effective SAR of the water to approximately 8 with an EC of 4800 umhos/cm. An
SAR of 8 corresponds to a sodium concentration of 615 mg/L, Calcium of 419
mg/L and magnesium of 18 mg/L. The sulfur provides pH control and the gypsum
provides a calcium source to exchange with the sodium.
Thanks for your help.
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