Cambridge American Cemetery
Cambridge American Cemetery
Cambridge American Cemetery
Installation of mainline pipework
Trenching between headstones
Reinstated irrigation trench
High trajectory sprinkler operating between headstones
Sprinker operating at the Chapel
Landscape irrigation
Cemetery Mall irrigation
Irrigation to flagstaff area
Pump station installed within the Chapel cellar

Cambridge American Cemetery

Installation of new irrigation system

MJ Abbott secured the contract to install a replacement irrigation system to the American Military Cemetery in Cambridge.  The irrigation design was undertaken by Sadimato and MJ Abbott.

The scope of work included:

  • 80m³/hr pump station designed and fabricated by MJ Abbott, installed in the Chapel cellar
  • Fertigation system comprising injection pump, tank and mixing propeller
  • MJ Abbott carried out the design and implementation of the fertigation control system
  • Installation of mainlines pipework and replacement irrigation to cemetery areas, public walkways, flower border areas in the Cemetery Mall, West Mall, the Flagstaff and around the Chapel
  • The system utilises Toro irrigation equipment including the unique high trajectory Toro 754 rotor used among the headstones
  • System includes Toro GDC Site Pro control system, weather station and radio remote control.

A very detailed news story on this project may be found by following this link.

MJ Abbott continues to maintain the irrigation system.

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