Horticulture water management problems
Whilst rainfall levels have increased over recent years, groundwater levels over the summer months have fallen from several decimetres to just one metre in some places. This soil dehydration has affected green areas and horticulture across the country, further worsened by climate change. In addition, the quality of available water is steadily decreasing.
The soil in many rural areas has a layer of clay or loam which means that excessive rainfall cannot easily penetrate the soil. This can often lead to flooding and plant damage that can be solved by Hydrorock Aquifer Blocks. At the same time, during dry periods more water is needed for spraying and irrigation of plants.