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Old 10-21-2013, 12:18 AM
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wow...that has got to be the worst design i have ever seen

you need more around 8 rotors...those small 3' and 2' sections are always tricky, as you are not really supposed to mix sprays and rotors together, but this situation may be where you would have to mix...the landscape beds in this situation would be a good candidate for drip irrigation

i was confused at first, it looked as tho you were in california from your user name, and i know they are tight on their regulations and this would never pass

you aren't the only one tho, our builders aren't any better...IF they hire a professional company to install the irrigation, they are cheap, and you can tell by their work...never head to head coverage, always missing a corner or an end
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Old 10-21-2013, 06:25 AM
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Builder = system was designed around a budget and not the landscape.
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Old 10-21-2013, 08:15 AM
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Probably the design needed to be submitted to your city as well with a permit pulled and city inspection. Do you have any of that documentation?
Texas is much different than most States. A license, design, permit, etc, is not required everywhere.

You can do a search for irrigation designers on google, search in states with license requirements. Although it is best to get someone who can put eyes on the property.
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Old 10-21-2013, 11:48 AM
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The turf is being watered by 3 RB 5000's doing 180, 360, 180 across the center of the yard horizontally.
Please inform the hack who installed this to visit this forum so we can stick our collective feet up his ass.
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Old 10-21-2013, 07:45 PM
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Based on what you posted, I would frankly suggest you just abandon that and start over. Hopefully the contractor ran a proper mainline and used a good controller, backflow prevention valve and zone valves that can be retasked but the zones themselves are garbage.

To me, it looks like you will need at least 3, maybe 4 zones for that back. You can probably get away with 4 rotors on the left side, you'll need a spray zone on the right from where the curve of the bed starts over and in that little spot of grass in the bottom left. I agree that the beds should be drip. What you've got now is only going to work if you get at least 3" of rain a month, in which case you probably don't need the irrigation at all.
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Old 10-21-2013, 08:16 PM
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Texas is much different than most States. A license, design, permit, etc, is not required everywhere.

You can do a search for irrigation designers on google, search in states with license requirements. Although it is best to get someone who can put eyes on the property.
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Yep..I was thinking it was cali...
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Old 10-21-2013, 08:30 PM
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I predict some crying and then running away to hide under a rock...



maybe the OP will print these pages and hand them to the genius who installed that water wasting trainwreck
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Old 10-21-2013, 08:56 PM
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maybe the OP will print these pages and hand them to the genius who installed that water wasting trainwreck
This is what the op has posted on reference "The guy said the rotors give full coverage to the yard and i need to learn what i'm talking about......"

The installer hasn't, nor desires a clue. He has an in with the developer and is getting paid "prolly quite well" and basically tells the new ho to pound sand.
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Old 10-22-2013, 10:07 AM
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This is what the op has posted on reference "The guy said the rotors give full coverage to the yard and i need to learn what i'm talking about......"
He must be a graduate of the booty school of irrigation. If it gets wet, it's getting coverage, over spray matters not.
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