Where can I buy the NOVAP Deep Root Irrigation System?

Kindly contact Ferdinand de Klerk directly on 066 503 1605, or contact us via email for more information.

Do I need training to install the NOVAP system?

No, installing a NOVAP Deep Root Irrigation System is a simple process. Complete installation instructions are provided on the back of our packaging as well as here.

Does the NOVAP system require any maintenance?

Once installed correctly, no maintenance is required.

When I buy a NOVAP system, do I require additional tubing?

NOVAP Deep Root Irrigation Systems are sold as complete units and no additional tubing is required. Each pack contains a NOVAP system, 350mm vertical pipe, connection tube, reducer and dripper, which are used to connect the unit to your existing dripper or micro irrigation system.

Which kind of plants can the NOVAP system be used for?

The NOVAP Deep Root Irrigation System can be used for all kinds of trees, shrubs and perennial flowers.

Do I need to change my drip irrigation network to install the NOVAP system?

If you have an existing external irrigation system – no. However, if you have one of the following systems, kindly follow these simple steps

  • Existing micros irrigation system : Simply replace the micros spray head with the included dripper
What are the differences between irrigating small plants and large trees?

Due to the difference in root systems, trees require an increased water supply and deeper root irrigation (typically 8ℓ of water per hour at a depth of 250 mm), while smaller plants require less water at a reduced depth (typically 4ℓ of water per hour at a depth of 150-250 mm).

How many NOVAPs do I need per tree?

Rule of thumb: 1x NOVAP Deep Root Irrigation System per m² of canopy.

Can I use the NOVAP system for lawn?

No, the NOVAP system cannot be used for lawn.

What filtration system do I need?

The same filtration system that is required for standard drip irrigation is used for the NOVAP system.

Won’t roots clog the Novap system?

The NOVAP system is hydrophobic – the area around the unit is always wetter than the inside and therefore will not clog.

What water pressure do I need?

NOVAP operates under fairly low pressure and requires between 1 and 2.5bar of pressure.

Will my water quality be a problem?

Regular clean water, typically used for residential purposes is perfect. If, however, you have solids in your water you’ll require a 100-130 micron filter.