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These steps make an irrigation system installation easy. Keep in mind that clicking on the highlighted words or phrases will help you learn and shop for your required materials.

Before Starting, It Is Important To Gather Some Essential Information

  1. Check your local codes and permit requirements
  2. Draw Your Property
  3. Figure out soil type
  4. Determine the diameter of the water supply line
  5. Determine your water pressure and flow
  6. Sketch your landscape on grid paper

Map Out Your System

  1. Map out your sprinklers and emitters
  2. Create your zones
  3. Divide your system based on water rates and plant requirements
  4. Count your zones
  5. Layout the valves on your plans
  6. Draw in the pipes
  7. Draw in the location of the timer

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Install Your System

  1. Double check local codes and permits
  2. Mark your sprinklers, risers, valves and trenches
  3. Tap into your main water line
  4. Trench the main and lateral lines
  5. Install the irrigation system main line
  6. Build valve manifolds
  7. Install lateral pipe
  8. Flush the system to clear debris
  9. Install your sprinklers zone-by-zone
  10. Place in drip irrigation risers
  11. Install your timer (Learn how to wire an irrigation valve to an irrigation controller)
  12. Connect a pump start relay (optional)
  13. Check your system operation

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Once Your Have Finished The Irrigation Installation You Can Install Your Drip Irrigation

Connect To The Water

  1. Fasten to the water using an outdoor faucet
  2. Connect to an irrigation system sprinkler riser
  3. Connect to an automatic irrigation valve

Distribute The Water

  1. Roll out the hose
  2. Cut it to length
  3. Select the emitter locations

Water The Plants

  1. Trees, flower beds and shrubs
  2. Vegetables gardens and flower beds and ground cover
  3. Roses and Shrubs
  4. Patio Containers

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