Control Your Pump's Speed to Optimize Efficiency

Valley® works harder to make it possible for you to spend less in order to operate your irrigation equipment. Install a Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) to control your pump motor’s speed, which results in delivering only what your operation needs to function at optimal efficiency. You’ll see dramatically higher energy savings because you're preventing over-pumping and over-pressurizing your irrigation equipment.

Through our partner, Yaskawa™, we're able to bring you the highest-quality, highest-performing VFD for agriculture. The Yaskawa iQPump®  1000 VFD (or Valley VFD) leads the industry in performance and features for agricultural irrigation applications, and is easily available through your local Valley dealer.

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VFD Benefits

  • Constant pressure results in cost savings.
  • Multiple pivots can be supplied by a single pump.
  • Handles changes in field elevation.
  • Adjust pressure in case of end gun shutoff or flow variations (VRI).
  • Pumps only what the well can manage.
  • Reduces operation and maintenance costs.
  • Uses only the horsepower needed.
  • Controls multiple pumps without needing additional PLCs.

VFD Features

  • Easy conversion: Convert single-phase input power to three-phase output power to run your pump
  • Easy set up: Templates are available for easily setting faults and protections
  • Custom software: Yaskawa-designed software for ag irrigation and water pumping makes operation easier
  • Streamlined operation: Features application-specific programs (for turbine, submersible, centrifugal, etc.)
  • Automatic restart: Load management automatic system restart
  • Time-saving: Features pipe fill mode
  • Even pressure: Constant pressure control with well draw down control
  • Reliable: Impeller anti-jam automatic control
  • Built to last: Submersible motor thrust bearing control
  • Less downtime: Loss of prime and dead head monitoring
  • Backup: Secondary transducer backup
  • Prevents damage: Back Spin Timer helps avoid damage if pump is turned off and on
  • Affordable: One VFD can control up to five lag pumps without additional PLCs or HMIs
  • Scalable: Multiple VFDs (up to eight) can be controlled in a multiplex application without additional hardware or programming
  • Cost-savings: Design flexibility to configure cost-effective packages
  • Weather-proof: Outdoor-rated NEMA 3R enclosures to protect your drives even in harsh conditions
  • Options: Enclosure available with many options, including harmonic filters and side mount handle for ease of access

Valley Value


Numerous built-in protection features ensure your pumping solution operates smoothly.


Field-proven with thousands of units in operation.

Responds to a pre-programmed input signal to vary pump speed to match your exact requirements.


Uses the best and most versatile water pumping software (Yaskawa iQPump® 1000) on the market.

Valley dealers offer fast, dependable service.  

Your Local Valley Dealer

Only your local Valley dealer can give you the best advice on which irrigation equipment and options are right for you. Find your dealer today!