South Island

Cromwell is the home of Irrigation Services (Southern) Ltd where a diverse range of irrigation solutions are offered to a diverse group of customers.

Ben Donaldson

Ben Donaldson is the general manager and a shareholder at Irrigation Services (Southern) Ltd. Ben's primary roles are design and sales at the Southern branch. Ben is born and bred in Central Otago, his family has been there for five generations and with a young family the sixth generation looks assured.

Ben studied at Lincoln University and completed a Bachelor of Commerce and Management in 1999, after a stint overseas he returned to work on intensive cropping and vegetable farms around Canterbury. Since 2000 Ben has been employed in the Irrigation industry, initially in South Canterbury then expanding to Otago and Southland.

In 2002 Ben moved back to Central Otago and in 2004 joined Irrigation Services in Cromwell.  "The climate and topography of Central Otago make the role challenging and varied, every day is different," Ben says.


Irrigation Services began operating from its Cromwell base in 2002, and in 2008 moved to bright new premises at 9 Wolter Cres.

Come and visit us at our custom built operation at 9 Wolter Cres, Cromwell, where we have a full range of spare parts and equipment for all your irrigation, pumping and filtration needs.

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