What Irrigation Design Program Does Ecostream Use?

Mar 1, 2021 | Agriculture, Commercial Landscapes, Domestic Gardens, Retirement Villages, Turf

FAQ – What irrigation design program does Ecostream use?

At Ecostream, we choose irrigation designs that will best suit your projects.

Domestic Design

For domestic irrigation design, we use a design program called ProContractor. ProContractor is an essential design program that uses an image file as a base for the plan. It is accurate enough for a domestic design but is also very basic. We recommend it for use on projects no more significant than 2000 sq.m.

Commercial Design

For commercial irrigation design, we use one of two design programs. One is IRRICAD, and the other program is BricsCAD. IRRICAD is our preferred program. It is highly efficient and accurate regarding head layout, hydraulics, and quantifying the project, and it delivers beautiful designs. Occasionally, we have trouble opening an architect’s file; in this instance, we will use BricsCAD as a design program. BricsCAD also has a nice-looking design but no hydraulic “smarts.” When using BricsCAD, we need other resources to obtain information to design the project. These resources can include the manufacturer’s technical documentation, hydraulic calculators such as HydroCalc, and FLUFF (by Vinidex).

The best part of using either of our commercial design programs is that we can input survey information obtained onsite. At Ecostream, we often get site information using our Topcon Hiper Rover. The great thing about the rover is that we do not require base plans to be provided (if the site is established). We can obtain accurate onsite information that generally exceeds 40mm accuracy (it won’t work on a cloudy day, though).

So, if you are looking for an irrigation designer, Ecostream will be able to help with any of your needs.

In conclusion, what irrigation design program does Ecostream use?


Irrigation design programs from Ecostream remain on the cutting edge of technological advancements, and with them, business operations have been greatly improved. Optimum yields can be achieved without compromising the surrounding environment with an accurate water use estimation and the proper utilization of chemicals and herbicides. From high-precision nozzle placement, pipe sizing, conveyance efficiency, gravity feed systems, and automation technology for fertigation, Ecostream has proven itself as a leader in irrigation design program solutions. All this can be done in good balance while delivering absolute customer satisfaction. For anyone looking to take advantage of quality irrigation solutions, it’s time to experience what the state-of-the-art design program from Ecostream has to offer. Get started on your journey by visiting Ecostream Water today!

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