Irrigation Troubleshooting

Irrigation Troubleshooting Questions and Answers

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WHEN A ZONE WON’T SHUT OFF

How to shut the system off. Is your system running when it shouldn’t be? A component may be causing a zone or multiple zones to run when they are supposed to be off.

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WET SPOTS OR SLOW LEAKAGE OUT OF SPRINKLERS WHEN SYSTEM IS OFF

If you find that you have areas that are overly wet between or after watering cycles, you should look into this right away.

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WHAT DO I DO IF MY IRRIGATION SYSTEM IS USING TOO MUCH WATER?

If you’ve noticed a large increase in your water bill you may want to investigate your automated irrigation system.

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WHY ARE THERE BROWN SPOTS AND UNEVEN GROWTH IN MY LANDSCAPE?

If you see brown spots in your lawn, your system may be causing these problems due to damaged or clogged sprinkler heads, improper installation, or head placement.

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HOW DO I LOCATE IRRIGATION VALVES & WIRES?

Once you’ve determined that you have a problem with certain valves in your automated irrigation system you need to repair them.

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HOW DO I FIX NOISY PIPES?

Noisy pipes are a nuisance! Before you can fix the problem, you need to determine the cause. Is it water hammer, air in your pipes or something else? Find out…

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AVOID THESE 11 COMMON IRRIGATION ERRORS

If you already have an automated irrigation system installed and noticed one or more of these issues, you should definitely fix them. You can save 10% to 50% of your current irrigation costs.

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HELPFUL IRRIGATION TIPS AND TRICKS

Here’s a guide to common irrigation issues and tips to help you save and keep your landscape healthy.

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WATER SUPPLY TROUBLESHOOTING CHART

A handy guide to help solve water supply mysteries that plague your home, landscape or other dwelling.

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VALVE TROUBLESHOOTING CHART

A handy guide to help you recognize common issues with valves.

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SPRINKLER TROUBLESHOOTING CHART

A handy guide to help you recognize common issues with landscape sprinklers.

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WIRE PROBLEM TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE

A handy guide to help you recognize common issues with landscape components, especially where problems with the wire(s) may be the cause.

FAQs

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

A guide with the most common irrigation system questions.

CHARTS

TECHNICAL DATA AND CONVERSION CHARTS

We’ve included some charts to assist you in calculating friction loss and pressure loss. We’ve also provided some formulas and conversion factors for measurements commonly used in sprinkler and irrigation systems.

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