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How Long Should I Run My Sprinklers For?

How Long Should I Run My Sprinklers For?

How long should I run my sprinklers for? Between 5 - 60 minutes per zone This is a simple question that without some site-specific information is difficult to answer accurately. So my answers will be very general.   Let’s assume a couple of things first The...

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Do I Have To Be Licensed To Install An Irrigation System?

Do I Have To Be Licensed To Install An Irrigation System?

Do I have to be licenced to install a domestic irrigation system? *This advice is suitable for urban irrigation installations in Victoria* Yes. For some sections of the irrigation system, a licenced plumber or irrigation installer will be required, However, You can...

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Free Irrigation Designs

Free Irrigation Designs

“Free” Domestic And Light Commercial Irrigation Designs. For a long time now there have been a number of irrigation companies across Australia who offer “Free” irrigation designs. From my point of view, such a concept is mythical. My understanding is that some...

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How Much Does Irrigation Cost?

How Much Does Irrigation Cost?

How much Does Irrigation Cost? Well, that’s a very broad question, so let’s define a few things first. We will stick with Landscape Irrigation We will assume that all work will be done to a professional standard We will break this question into a few, more specific...

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Spray Irrigation Vs Drip Irrigation

Spray Irrigation Vs Drip Irrigation

Is spray irrigation better than drip irrigation? Or Is drip irrigation better than spray irrigation? These are the questions we get asked all of the time! And there is research conducted by universities and manufacturers around the world that theoretically answer...

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Can I Water My Garden With Google Home Or Google Assistant?

Can I Water My Garden With Google Home Or Google Assistant?

Can I water my garden with Google Home or Google Assistant?  I love that my google home device is connected to my Spotify account. It’s still a novelty using those magic words “Hey Google!, play Keith Urban” and instantly having my wish granted.  So can Google water...

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How do I take a pressure and flow test?

How do I take a pressure and flow test?

(For domestic irrigation system design) Good question And the answer to this question will help you answer another important question, How many sprinklers can I run on a zone? Let’s be clear, To gather pressure and flow information for irrigation design, you will need...

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