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Field Irrigation


Rich crops – thanks to KSB solutions for irrigation.

All over the world, irrigation assists in growing agricultural crops and pastures, maintenance of landscapes and revegetation of disturbed soils in dry areas during periods of less than average rainfall. A challenge KSB handles with competence.

Responsible use of water resources

Irrigation needs are totally based on efficiency, starting by the extraction of water and pumping it with the correct pressure to the indicated network. The more precise the pumping system is, the more efficient and cost-saving an irrigation system becomes. This is why KSB has developed multiple solutions to help the irrigation sector to optimise the use of resources with energy-efficient products that will help you all along the way: Intake of screened raw water, ultra filtration or pumping water into the supply network. 

Paddy field flooded with water

Not only paddy fields but worldwide nutrition highly depend on sustainable irrigation.

KSB ensures that you are better equipped for any challenge in the field of irrigation

Many of the crops grow in areas that do not have enough rainwater, so the water used in irrigation is a scarce, valuable resource. Since water value and costs are being elevated, specialists are always attentive and looking for profitability, focusing on energy optimisation and better use of water resources.

Irrigation systems are permitted to use pure water or water treated with chemicals. The classification of irrigation systems takes into account factors such as the design of the pumping system, the type of drop and the drop size. Another determining factor is the type of crop, which strongly influences the choice of irrigation method.

KSB’s expertise and extensive range of pumps and valves help you to meet all these requirements efficiently and affordably by selecting the right product. 

Irrigation pumps are used to pump water from a lower to a higher level, from which it flows through pipes to the fields requiring irrigation (lift operation) or the pumps raise the pressure for spraying the fields (sprinkling). Usually the heads involved range from about 1 m for normal lift operation to 40 m for sprinkling. In special cases, heads exceeding 100 m may be required. The flow rate varies according to the area to be irrigated, the nature of the soil, the type of crop cultivated and the climate. A quantity one to two litres per second and hectare can be assumed as a rough value for orientation.

Our Portfolio

KSB offers a wide range of products for irrigation:

  • Submersible borehole pumps
  • High-pressure pumps
  • Axially split pumps
  • Systems for monitoring pump conditons
  • High-pressure in-line pumps
  • Globe valves
  • Butterfly valves
  • Check valves

Applications includes

  • Water extraction
  • Water distribution
  • Raw water transport
  • General Irrigation and spray irrigation systems
  • Pressure boosting
  • Polder pump stations
  • Drainage

Your benefits

  • Broad portfolio featuring pumps of different designs for all irrigation processes ensures you will find the product you need.
  • Expert advice for consultants, engineering contractors and operators thanks to extensive international experience
  • Improved system performance due to intelligent drive technology and variable speed systems
  • Reduced energy consumption via submersible motors with high levels of efficiency
  • Optimised selection of pumps and matching valves with KSB EasySelect
  • Reliable international supplier of pumps, valves and service – on the market for 150 years
  • Service and spare parts solutions covering the entire product life cycle complemented by 24-hour service from more than 3000 specialists in over 170 service centres worldwide



Horizontal volute casing pump, single-stage, with ratings and main dimensions to EN 733, long-coupled, back pull-out design, with replaceable shaft sleeves / shaft protecting sleeves and casing wear rings, with motor-mounted variable speed system. With KSB SuPremE, a magnetless synchronous reluctance motor (exception: motor sizes 0.55 kW / 0.75 kW with 1500 rpm are designed with permanent magnets) of efficiency class IE4/IE5 to IEC TS 60034-30-2:2016, for operation on a KSB PumpDrive 2 or KSB PumpDrive 2 Eco variable speed system without rotor position sensors. Motor mounting points in accordance with EN 50347, envelope dimensions in accordance with DIN V 42673 (07-2011). ATEX-compliant version available.



Single-stage axially split volute casing pump for horizontal or vertical installation, with double-entry radial impeller, mating flanges to DIN, EN or ASME.



Multistage horizontal or vertical centrifugal pump in ring-section design, long-coupled or close-coupled, with axial or radial suction nozzle, cast radial impellers and motor-mounted variable speed system. ATEX-compliant version available.

Illustration of the phases of a product life cycle: Consultation and analysis, commissioning, operation and repair

Service at KSB SupremeServ means being fully looked after

KSB SupremeServ offers you a comprehensive range of services and spare parts for pumps, valves and other equipment – including for products from other manufacturers – from face-to-face consultation to installation, commissioning, maintenance and repair. More than 3500 specialists in over 190 service centres worldwide are available around the clock, seven days a week. Concentrate on your core business – and let us take care of the rest.

Inspection service

Inspection service

KSB’s inspection service provides regular pump inspection and pump maintenance to ensure the reliable operation and increased availability of your system.

  • Preventing failures
  • 24-hour on-call service
Reverse Engineering for pumps and valves

Reverse Engineering

Reverse engineering makes it possible to quickly reproduce pump spare parts that are hard to find or no longer available.

  • Straightforward reproduction of spare parts
  • The quality matches that of the original
KSB mechanical seals for pumps and valves

KSB Mechanical Seals

The mechanical seal is one of the most important components in any pump. KSB’s in-house shaft seals ensure that your system operates efficiently.

  • Longer service life
  • Reduced costs for maintenance and spare parts

KSB - one of the world's leading manufacturers of industrial valves and pumps

Founded in 1871 in Frankenthal (Germany), KSB has been one of the leading suppliers of pumps and industrial valves for over 100 years. With more than 15,500 employees worldwide and its own sales and marketing, manufacturing facilities and service operations, KSB develops and produces custom-fit pumps for various applications.

As an experienced pump manufacturer, its product portfolio includes building and industrial technology, water transport, wastewater treatment and power plant processes. Thanks to innovative research and development, KSB can meet the most diverse requirements of customers. Benefit from many years of experience and technical expertise as a renowned pump manufacturer.

KSB pump manufacturers: the best solution for your plant
Industrial pumps and valves from KSB cover a wide range of applications and are highly energy-efficient. Products convince with the most innovative technology as well as with systems that have been tried and tested for many years - including the Etanorm water pump. Achieving more than 1.5 million sales worldwide, Etanorm is the most successful standard water pump. With KSB spare parts and services.

KSB ensures the operational reliability of its industrial pumps and valves. The KSB success formula for high-performance pumps lies in the technological strength in hydraulics, materials and automation.

Competent service right from the start
The numerous production facilities ensure that KSB as a pump manufacturer can guarantee customer proximity and first-class service. The experienced specialists are certified to ensure excellent quality and extensive experience. KSB Service takes care of the commissioning, inspection, servicing and maintenance of your pumps, valves and complete systems directly on site.  KSB also provide you with spare parts quickly. This means you get the best service directly from your pump manufacturer.