Static bodies of water are prone to alga infestation which can have a major impact on the management of filters if this water is used for irrigation. At the same time if this lake is purely for aesthetic reason, a green lake is not very inviting.
Algae can be controlled using ultrasonic sound waves which, over time, damage the vacuole inside the alga and causing it to die.
The vacuole, in algal blooms plays a role in phagocytosis (cellular digestion), disposing of cellular waste and regulating osmotic (water) pressure within the cell, maintaining its structural integrity.
The SmartPark Algae Controller ruptures the tonoplast (thin membrane) which protects the vacuole, this results in the alga cell no longer being able to:
Regulate Osmotic (water) pressure
Dispose of wastes and toxins
Grow and obtain nutrients
Depending on the type of alga, this then floats to the top or drops to the bottom from where it can be cleared.
Effectively, once the vacuole has been destroyed, the algae are killed and your lake is clear and will stay clear as long as the unit remains powered on.
Operational from either DC or AC voltage means that the controller can work with mains power or via solar power.
SmartPark Control (A division of Industrial Automation Group) | Total Park Management for local / state government
SmartPark Control provides a unique cloud based Park Management system that combines all activities related to the proper maintenance and control of parks in one multi user application.
Bringing together 10 different functions into one system provides end users with a cost effective management tool that has no equal. These are:
1) Decentralised irrigation control provides individual station control per location for up to 100 stations using either two-wire or multi-wire connectivity. These individual controllers can then connect to a cloud based SCADA system for data logging, alarming and setpoint transfers
2) Tank management and pump control using dedicated control panels for the provision of pressure and /or flow control using a combination of soft starters and VSDs
3) Fertilser and wetting agent injection systems directly connected to the irrigation controller
4) Chlorine and pH monitoring
5) Weather station inputs that can be distributed among multiple controllers to allow evapotranspiration calculations
6) Floodlight control with power monitoring displays and floodlight selection to provide sporting clubs with the ability to reduce their expenditure by using pre-paid access cards
7) Solar power standpipe control for the filling of water tankers using pr-paid or post-paid access cards
8) Electric BBQ control for the vandal prevention, faulty element detection and usage statistics
9) Asset management of all electrical equipment including costing of spares and detailed electric drawings of all equipment and installation details.
10) Display all this on PCs, tablets and smart phones using auto sizing of the data.