Irrigation Valves and How To Locate Them

Posted May 15, 2018 by Baccara

Subsequent to finding the reverse preventer, take a 12" screwdriver and gently test a six foot territory around the reverse.
Irrigation valve solenoid valves are the guardians to your sprinkler heads.

They are associated with the water hotspot for your water system and control the stream of water to every sprinkler "zone" or segment. On the off chance that you have a five zone framework you have five valves.

Quality solenoid valves are worked to perform under antagonistic conditions. They lay discreetly in the ground doing their activity quite a long time, shrouded in soil and water. Likewise with any hardware that is comprised of moving parts, they will in the end destroy and fizzle.

Sprinkler valves for the most part flop in one of three ways:

* They will stick open and run 24 hours per day until the point that the water source is killed.

*They will continually release a little measure of water, known as "sobbing".

*Or they won't turn on by any stretch of the imagination.

The issue is that following 15-20 years of being out of site and out of psyche, when they fall flat - how would you discover them?

The best and most effortless approach to find a valve is with a specific apparatus called a valve locater. Nonetheless, these gadgets are costly to buy and by and large not for lease. So before you go to the cost of employing a water system temporary worker to locate your breaking down valve, here are a few spots to look:

To begin with, check close to your water source. Numerous homes have their water system framework associated with their home water (versus associated with a pump). Most city water frameworks will have an over the ground reverse preventer. This is a metal gadget with handles on it to kill the sprinkler water without killing the water to the house. It ought to be situated close where the water from your city meter goes into your home.

Subsequent to finding the reverse preventer, take a 12" screwdriver and gently test a six foot territory around the reverse. Take care to test gradually as to not cut any funnels. On the off chance that you hit something strong , test around this spot six creeps in distance across. In the event that you hit anything littler than that, continue looking.

The following spot to look is the place the sprinkler clock is found. Check this territory similarly as you examined the reverse zone.

Another marker to decide the area of the valve is to turn on the blemished zone and figure out which sprinklers pressurize first. The main heads to pressurize are the ones nearest to the valve. Clearly, this won't work with valves that won't go ahead.

Regularly, the valves won't all be set in a focal area. They will be scattered all through the yard. An exceptionally normal area is on the edges of the house.

Since your framework was presumably introduced with a stroll behind-trencher, the valves will be at around two feet off of the dividers.

Albeit covered sprinkler valves can be hard to discover without a valve locator, with some tolerance and a little good fortune, they can be found. Visit
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Last Updated May 15, 2018