The Four Main Types of Irrigation

By Tony Ware on 9th July 2020

Being able to grow food to feed your family and others is the backbone of any community. This is why many cultures put such a great emphasis on farming and celebrating the harvest. As can be seen in many countries such as Africa, a lack of rain and other forms of irrigation can cause extreme […]

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Solenoids Explained

By Tony Ware on 9th July 2020

Solenoids are used in control valves to open a pilot hole. This allows water pressure to decrease on the top side of a diaphragm. The diaphragm is then pushed away from the seat by the water pressure below so water flows through the valve to the sprinklers etc. To understand solenoid action, it is necessary […]

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Using 2 Wire Decoders for Landscape Irrigation

By Tony Ware on 3rd July 2020

Year on year, we are all used to electronics getting cheaper and giving more value. Just take mobile phones as an example. However, these advances haven’t found their way into the control of medium-sized landscape and playing fields irrigation. The current way is to have a controller with many terminals, each with a wire to […]

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How to Drain a Sprinkler Irrigation System for the Winter

By Tony Ware on 3rd July 2020

The main reason for making sure there is no water in the pipes and pumps is to prevent frost damage. A well designed irrigation system will have drain valves around the pipe work at hopefully, the lowest points! To get these to work and the water to come out, air must get in. However it […]

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How to Reduce Golf Course Over-watering Without Spending a Fortune

By Tony Ware on 1st July 2020

Most irrigation controllers are programmed in minutes per station. The person in charge of irrigation is usually very busy with other jobs, so 10 minutes per golf Green is the default. Using this rule, it is very likely that the ground is being over-watered to some extent. Under watering on the other hand shows up […]

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Saving Water, Electricity, Labour and Money

By Tony Ware on 8th April 2020

There are a number of things you can do, each small and inexpensive, which can save you all of the above. Get a straight-sided 1L plastic jug.  Fill it with water up to about 1cm from the top.  Put it on a bar stool about 1m above the ground in an open area.  Measure the […]

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RM-2 Irrigates City-wide Landscapes

By Tony Ware on 8th April 2020

Tonick adapted their innovative RM-2 irrigation controller to this application with the support of local UAE based automation and SCADA specialist, Precast FZCO based it on the T-BOX RTU from Servelec Technologies. Providing remote connectivity and water balance irrigation control, the Tonick RM-2 is a powerful irrigation control system that provides scalable solutions for very […]

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Tonick, TWL-Irrigation and Covid-19

By Tony Ware on 7th April 2020

Tonick still open, despite the virus Tonick / TWL-Irrigation is the UK’s largest supplier of commercial hand watering, drainage accessories, Irrigation controllers and decoders. We supply specialist hose nozzles, fertiliser applicators and hand operated water pumps. Our Irrigation controllers, from the mighty Internet-based RM-2, to the tiny deVINCI, along with our expanded range of valve […]

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Product Brochure 2018-2020

By Tony Ware on 21st March 2020

The current Tonick and Underhill brochure is here attached. Pricing for 2020 remains the same as 2019 New products, not includec in the brochure may be found in the news section on this site Underhill_20PgCatalog_2018_EmailVersion

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Tonick and TWL-Irrigation

By Tony Ware on 21st March 2020

Over the next few years, you will see increasing references to TWL-Irrigation, when searching for Tonick or Tonick Watering. TWL-Irrigation seamelessly handles all the Tonick and Underhill products in Europe, whilst, elsewhere in the the world,  Aquamonix in Australia, sells 2wire products under its Tonick Watering label. TWL-Irrigation & Tonick. Same support; same products; gentle […]

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Contact Information

TWL Irrigation Ltd
Sales Office
Wilsonwells Croft, Crimond
Fraserburgh, AB43 8YH

Tel: +44 (0)1346 531193
E-Mail: sales@twl-irrigation.com
Support: support@twl-irrigation.com

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