TMWA’s “Spring Irrigation Start-Up Workshop” is designed to help you confidently bring your residential irrigation system back online after the cold, winter months. In this one-hour session, you’ll acquire the knowledge and skills to become your own lawn watering hero.
What We’ll Cover
- Understand the importance of proper procedures to avoid water damage and ensure a smooth startup.
- System Anatomy: Get acquainted with the key components of your sprinkler system, like the controller, valves, backflow preventer, and sprinkler heads.
- Learn the step-by-step process of safely charging your system, from activating the controller to opening valves and purging pipes.
- Identify and solve common problems like leaks, misaligned spray patterns, and malfunctioning heads.
- Dive into the principles of efficient watering, including setting schedules, adjusting run times based on weather, and maximizing water conservation.
- Understand the basics of programming your controller to customize watering schedules for different zones and types of plants.
- DIY vs. Pro Help: Know when to tackle repairs yourself and when to call in a professional.
- Live Demo: We’ll put theory into practice by demonstrating the process on a mock-up system.
- Q&A: Our friendly instructor is happy to address any concerns you may have about your specific system.
- Resource Roundup: Leave with a list of helpful resources and tools to keep your irrigation knowledge blooming all season long.
By the end of this class, you’ll be able to:
- Confidently start up and maintain your own residential irrigation system.
- Save water and money by watering efficiently.
- Keep your lawn and garden lush and healthy throughout the season.
- Avoid costly problems by identifying and addressing minor issues before they become major headaches.
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