29 July 2013, 12:00AM
Fords Bridge 
• 800m Lateral Move Irrigator installed 2013
• Located at Fords Bridge, 130km northwest from Bourke NSW
• The lateral move irrigator 2300m run length, covering 184 hectares or 454 acres
• With buried guidance
• Southern Cross Pump which pumps 236 litres per second
• Cummins 157kw diesel engine which runs the pump & 30kw alternator
• The suction screen was designed & constructed by TEAM Irrigation and has a 12 inch suction
• As part of this project a brand new irrigation channel was constructed on the property.
• The Lateral Move Irrigator will be used to irrigate wheat and oats
• This project was undertaken in a remote area of NSW. Congratulations to Chris, Trent, Bob for their professional work on constructing this project.

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