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How does watering lawn save water?

Depending on your soil type, your lawn may only need a half-inch of water. Irrigation programs should be set to water during the morning hours. During the heat of the day, the amount of water absorbed by the soil is

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What is static pressure of a sprinkler system?

The static water pressure is water at rest, which means it is measured when no water is flowing. Attach a pressure gauge to a water spigot and make sure all other water sources are shut-off, then turn on the spigot

Why is my sprinkler system not getting water?

If the head doesn’t rise and there is no water, you may have a clogged sprinkler head. Dirt, sand and other debris build up in the sprinkler head filters. If you want to clean a filter, you have to turn

Why do my sprinklers keep turning on?

Irrigation problems include sprinklers continuing to cycle over and over. The answer can be found in an incorrect controller. Why do my sprinklers keep coming on? A second start time set is a common reason why a program is repeating.

What type of sprinkler is best for low water pressure?

While sprinklers with fixed heads tend to perform better in low water pressure situations than those that move, you can still find rotating sprinklers that can operate with water pressures under 40 psi. Will sprinkler work with low water pressure?

What are the advantages of drip irrigation over sprinkler irrigation?

A drip irrigation system can achieve 95-100% water use efficiency is the most efficient irrigation method. This is compared to sprinkler systems that use 80% to 85% water use efficiency. So what is irrigation? Irrigation is the process of applying

What causes a sprinkler to burst?

Fire sprinkler and irrigation system pipes start to freeze when the temperature drops below freezing. As water expands, it puts pressure on the sprinkler pipes and irrigation lines, which can lead to cracks, bursts and other damage. Why would a

Top 5 Best Sprinkler Heads

If you want to maintain the lushness and beauty of your lawn when the temperatures rise and the days are long, a sprinkler system may well be the right solution to stave off the damage that can be inflicted in the summer