My Sprinkler System Continues To Water

The most common cause for a continuously running sprinkler is that there are too many start times programmed into the irrigation timer. There should only be 1 start time per active program. There are programs A, B and C available. The factory default is for Program A. You do not need a start time for […]

How Often Should I Water My New Sod / Grass / Lawn?

Installing new sod is a pretty substantial financial investment in your property. To ensure it roots correctly and lasts a long time we recommend you water it twice a day for the first 3 weeks. The length of time you will water will vary by the type of irrigation system and/or irrigation heads you are […]

5 Characteristics For Evaluating Water Efficiency of a Florida Sprinkler System

1) Matched-Precipitation Rate Sprinkler Heads All sprinkler system heads on a given circuit should be the same type (e.g. rotors, pop-up spray, etc.) and have matched precipitation rate (in inches per hour). Heads with differing precipitation rates have widely varying operating times, which can lead to the over-watering of one area in order to sufficiently […]

Water According To Your Soil Type

Water According To Your Soil Type Knowing what type of soil you have will help you determine how long the sprinklers should run in that zone.  Water soaks in the ground at different rates depending on the density of the soil  A more dense soil will take longer for the water to penetrate or it […]