“Pumping and Hydraulics’ Solutions for Irrigation and Water Supply”
Rob Welke, Tallemenco’s Director/Manager based in Adelaide, South Australia, is a Certified Irrigation Agronomist, Certified Irrigation Auditor, Indentured Fitter and Toolmaker and has an Associate Diploma in Mechanical Engineering with over 48 years of experience in irrigation and water supply industries.

Using this experience and knowledge, Rob offers pump station design and energy efficiency training programs for the irrigation and water industries. In addition, he is an irrigation system analyst, using advanced technology and a high level of expertise in pumping and hydraulics as his tools for advanced pumping and pipeline auditing.

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Mission Statement

Tallemenco provides a professional and totally independent training and consulting service, free from commercial ties. It ensures that its training courses and designs are "Fit for Purpose" and takes a personal interest in the success of its training and auditing/design projects.

Client satisfaction is paramount to Tallemenco's philosophy.
Tallemenco is Australia's leading specialist pump station and pipeline energy efficiency Training and Auditing consultant for the Irrigation Industry.
Last Update
Oct 14th 2016
ABN 92 105 345 506
American Society of Irrigation Consultants
Full Professional Member since 2011
During 2012/16, Tallemenco has identified over $400,000 worth of achievable annual electricity savings or 21% of total. Ave ROI 1.9. Read 3 of these stories here:
     Hydroponics Lettuce farm
     Abalone farms Audit
     Lateral Move farm
Tallemenco's Rob Welke presents:
"Advanced Pumping & Hydraulics" (APH) &
"Advanced Pump Station Design"   (APSD)
training "online" several times per year.
Call Rob on 0414 492 256, or River Murray Training on 08 8582 3658 to enrol.
Tallemenco's "Advanced Pump Station Design" (APSD) course hosted by Brown Brothers Engineers in Christchurch New Zealand attracted three sell-out classes  read more.. 
Tallemenco Pty Ltd, PO Box 74, Greenacres, SOUTH AUSTRALIA, 5086.
ABN: 92 105 345 506
Mobile  0414 492 256
Intn'l:   Cell  +61 414 492 256
Skype:    robwelke
Tallemenco offers 3 training packages:

1) Advanced Pumping and Hydraulics-Online
2) Advanced Pump Station Design - Online

3) Pumping System Master Class - Face2Face
Energy Efficiency Auditing
Pumping and Pipeline Training:
AUGUST 2016  NEWS   
NZ irrigation designers embrace Tallemenco's training course
2016 Courses - 6 weeks duration
(times - Australian Eastern Time)

Tues 3rd May 2016
Tues 26th Jul 2016
Tues 18th Oct 2016
APH   2.00pm
APSD 4.45pm
on each date.
2 hr sessions
NEW!   Energy Fact Sheets
Pumping Energy Efficiency...more than just testing pumps    OUT NOW
IPEEAT: How to apply   OUT NOW
IPEEAT: Case Studies   superceded by No 4
IPEEATpro: Case studies  OUT NOW
Pipeline Pigging demo
Tallemenco has developed a range of Energy Fact Sheets for free download.
No 1:

No 2:
No 3:
No 4:
DIPEC (Diesel Irrigation Pump Efficiency Calculator) is a pump efficiency calculator for diesel driven pumps.

Pumps identified by DIPEC as very in-efficient can then be targeted for a detailed site audit.
"DIPEC" now available