Robin Hume Associates

Independent Irrigation Consultants


RHA is the most established independent consultancy practice in the UK and Northern Europe specialising in irrigation and water management for golf, sportsturf and landscape.

RHA provides world-wide independent expert advice in the following areas:

  • Irrigation System Audit
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Project Feasability Studies and Budgeting
  • Water Resourcing and Management
  • Site Survey using Global Positioning Satellite System
  • System Design, Specification and Plans
  • Tender and Contract Documentation and Administration
  • Project Management and Supervision
  • Training in System Operation and Use
  • Education of Client Staff

With over a Century of combined experience, both national and international, the company's philosophy is that of providing impartial, practical and cost effective advice to a range of water engineering solutions.

RHA's experience is based upon carrying out projects from, one off feasibility and advice studies, to the design and project management of multi-million pound contracts.


  • Specialist Associate Consultants to the Sports Turf Research Institute (STRI)
  • Appointed Irrigation Consultants to the St. Andrews Links Trust
  • Appointed Irrigation Consultants to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission
  • Consultants to MIRA (Motor Industry Research Association)


The most frequently asked question is 'Why employ the services of RHA Independent Irrigation Consultants?'

  • RHA are specialists in golf course, sportsturf and landscape irrigation and provide an impartial and experienced overview of an entire project, ensuring the client's requirements and objectives are achieved within agreed budgets
  • RHA have a portfolio of successful high profile projects covering all aspects of their services
  • RHA ensure optimum use of available water resources through area specific irrigation design and management of the system.  Water conservation is of paramount importance now and will be even more so in the future
  • RHA have a product specific knowledge without conflict or favour which will ensure value for money
  • RHA provide accurate budgets for the project
  • RHA control the finances throughout the project
  • RHA ensure standards and regulations are adhered to at all times
  • Best practice will be guaranteed