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Friday, May 4th 2018, 1:01pm

Author: LipschitzWrath

One Zone Low Pressure - What do I do next?

Alright guys, I've been looking for answers on the forum. I've found a lot of people on here having the same problem, but I'm a little unclear on what to do next. I'm looking for guidance. First, some background. Moved into a new house last fall. Ran the sprinklers for 3 months before I winterized them. Everything seemed fine from my recollection. I also felt like I did a good job winterizing them. Maybe I didn't. The house has 5 zones, 2 in the front, 3 in the back. Approximately 3-4 heads per ...

Friday, August 23rd 2013, 5:32pm

Author: LipschitzWrath

Improving Old Design - Need suggestions

Quoted from "Wet_Boots" You do not have that right. Unless your state has no construction codes whatsoever, there are plumbing rules to follow, and backflow prevention is a part of those rules. A dual check device in place near a water meter is meant to be insurance to protect the city water supply from dipsh!t homeowners, but it is not rated as protection from lawn sprinkler systems. Consider the practical matter of someday wanting to sell your home. The structure will be inspected. Unsafe plu...

Friday, August 23rd 2013, 11:30am

Author: LipschitzWrath

Improving Old Design - Need suggestions

Quoted from "Wet_Boots" Install a proper backflow prevention assembly, and get back to us. The house has a backflow preventer on it to prevent contaminating the city water supply. My sprinkler line just doesn't have a seperate device on it. So no worries, I'll only contaminate my own water.

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 7:52pm

Author: LipschitzWrath

Improving Old Design - Need suggestions

Okay guys, need some expert opinions. Here is what I am dealing with. I live in Wyoming so I have the need to water 6-7 months out of the year. Although most people think WY is cold (and it is in the winter), I live in the "high desert" so we regularly experience 90+ temps in the dead of summer. House (built 1989) sits on 13,000 sq ft lot, of which I would guess is 6-7,000 sq ft is turf (lots of landscaping and patios). House came with a 5-zone system installed (exclusively Rainbird) that covers...