Originally Posted by Wet_Boots
Make absolutely certain you have a signed "No Aerating!" agreement if you use sub-surface drip.
If installed properly, at the right depth, and with proper back filling, the lawn can be aerated. I have a handful of sub-surface systems that we maintain and some of them get aerated. It's all in the execution of installation. As with any system. Heck I've repaired laterals and mainlines for traditional systems that were hit be an aerator.