water

The experimental site for irrigation and solar technology "Am Sande 3" consists of  1,7 ha of arable field area and in addition of 0.7 ha horticultural land, which is terraced and where underground piping is installed for various irrigation systems (pelvic, furrow, trickle, drip irrigation).

The systems are supplied either by a 18.5 kW motor pump, a small wind turbine or a solar submersible water pump to ensure the water supply from its own well. Water is stored in a 50 m² storage tank at the areas highest elevation.