Used to move water from one location to another. There are a number of different sizes and types of pipe: Schedule 40, Class 200, Swing Pipe, & Polybutelene Pipe.
- PVC Solvent Cement, Primer, & Teflon Tape
Used to join pipe and fittings together.
- Water Proof Connectors
Used to join wire together for a watertight connection.
- Sprinkler Heads
Used to displace the water under pressure. Available in pop-up and fixed models as well as moving and stationary. There are a variety of types to choose from based on the size and conditions of the area to be watered. The two most common types are rotor style heads (moving) and mister, or spray, heads (stationary).
Used to: join pipe, change the direction of pipe, & allow attachments
to pipe (e.g.: sprinkler heads).
- Electric Valves
Used in conjunction with the electronic timer
to turn on and off water to various zones.
- Valve Boxes
Used to house electric valves, backflow preventers, and PRVs to enable
underground access and location.
The "brains" of the system. The user programs start times, duration, etc. into the timer and it operates the electric valves based on the program.
- Rain Sensor
This device monitors rain and suspends the timer's operation of the electric
valves if enough rain has fallen.
- Backflow Preventer
This device protects drinking water from contaminated water in the sprinkler
system by only allowing water to flow into the system. Its installation is mandated by the applicable municipal jurisdiction.
- Pressure Reduction Valve (PRV)
Used to reduce the water pressure supplying a sprinkler system when it exceeds manufacturer's specifications.