Rain Hose is an affordable spray irrigation technology developed by KSNM Drip. It is a flexible, perforated hose used for uniform spray irrigation of crops. Rain Hose is suitable for closely spaced crops and has a spray width coverage of up to 5 to 6 meters. The perforations are made using nano punching technology to ensure a uniform distribution of water.
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Market Suggested Retail Price
Target Users (Target Impact Group)
Household, Community, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
Distributors / Implementing Organizations
The product can be purchased directly from the manufacturer website.
This product is mass produced in India.
Intellectural Property Type
User Provision Model
Users can purchase the product directly from the manufacturer.
Distributions to Date Status
Coefficient of distribution uniformity
Highest limit burst pressure
Maximum run length
Minimum viable operating pressure
|350 Micron/0.35 mm
|Width of Spray
|5 to 6 meters
|Height of spray
|1.5 to 2 meters
Technical support is provided by the manufacturer.
There are no replaceable components.
4 - 5 years
Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters
The manufacturer specifies that the Rain Hose is easy to install and maintain, is flexible, and is suitable for closely spaced crops. The manufacturer also specifies that the holes are made with nano punching technology which ensures a uniform flow of water.
Vetted Performance Status
The product was tested by the manufacturer in Mozambique and the Rain Hose is tested in a demonstration field at the Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering in Bhopal.
No known safety hazards are related to this product.
Complementary Technical Systems
The Rain Hose can be used in conjunction with other drip irrigation supplies sold by the manufacturer.
Academic Research and References
Bhopal, D. C., 2016, CIAE News Letter (Oct-Dec, 2016).
Sivanappan, R.K., 1994, Prospects of micro-irrigation in India, Irrigation and drainage systems, 8(1), pp. 49-58.
Narayanamoorthy, A., 2004, Drip irrigation in India: can it solve water scarcity?, Water policy, 6(2), pp. 117-130.
Compliance with regulations