This video only covers a small aspect of starting an irrigation system. We have provided a hit list of the steps to starting up an irrigation sytstem.
- Active backflow device
- Inspect control valves
- Inspect system for leaks in valves/heads/pipe
- Cut grass around spray/pop-up heads
- Run all zones and adjust heads for spray pattern for maximum efficiency and coverage
If you run into issues with clogged, broken or missing spray heads you may need to contact an irrigation specialist.
Expert Tip: You are legally required to have your backflow device inspected and certified yearly and have the results submitted to your city of dwelling.