The Material has superior drainage capabilities and reduces risk of flooding as the system acts as a water-bank for rainfall
Less strain in cities as the system rapidly drains heavy rainfall and stores the water to be used for irrigation.
Water consumption is up to 85% less compared to overhead irrigation
Grass binds air pollution and consumes CO2 through photosynthesis
Lowers temperature when shifting hardscaped surface to grass
Grass significantly lowers noise in urban areas
Our turfs have an expected lifespan of +50 years
No leakage of pesticides and fertilizers, and up to 50% less fertilizers used.
Lower emission than soil-grown grass and helps with carbon sequestration
Learn more about how Helsingborg successfully utilized Capillary Hydroponics® for building a more durable and sustainable park in their city center for citizens to enjoy
The Capillary Hydroponics system is efficient and ensures that the grass grows stronger with deeper roots, providing outstanding wear, shade, disease, drought and heat stress-tolerance, excellent tensile strength and faster establishment. All, with less maintenance, water consumption and use of fertilizers and pesticides.
A vision of greener cities
Naturally collect rainwater and decrease risk of flooding or overload on sewage and day water systems in cities
The Hydroponic Basins act as a natural aid to heavy precipitation events and help unload the burden of other water systems. Collecting and reusing the water helps decrease the water consumption.
Naturally collect rainwater
Several installations over many years prove significant water savings compared to traditional overhead irrigation systems.
At MSU and the Hancock Turfgrass Research Center, a multiple year study with 6 identical putting-greens was started in 2022. 3 of the greens are built with the USGA variable root-zone depth method and 3 are built with the Capillary Hydroponics system. Initial results are very promising and indicate similar levels of water savings previously recorded.
85% less water consumption
Using an enclosed system with natural sand and underground basins, it filters all water naturally from air and water pollution and then collects it to be reused
By using subsurface irrigation and distribution of fertilizers and pesticides in the water there is no leaching of harmful substances or microplastics into adjacent soil, surrounding water streams or ground water.
With a lower maintenance and less need for renovation the environmental impact of a hydroponic turf is significantly less
According to the LCA Analysis, hydroponic lawns have the lowest annual maintenance and lower need for renovation. They also have lower consumption of water and fertilizers, reducing the stress on the ground, drinking water supply and risk of eutrophication. These features make hydroponic lawns a more sustainable and beneficial alternative to traditional grass lawns.
Training fields and grounds
Significantly lower maintenance costs
Stronger and more resilient turfgrass
Less carbon emissions than traditional soil-grown grass
Up to 85 % less water consumption
Increases the season of usage and grass growth
No leakage of microplastics, pesticides or fertilizers
Over a period of 50 years, the environmental footprint of Capillary Hydroponics turfgrass is less per installed square meter compared to other solutions**
Soil grown turf
Capillary Hydroponics turf
** According to independent LCA-analysis