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Old 09-08-2012, 11:06 PM
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"True" underground watering

Found this today.
Thought you all might find it funny. Not sure how it wound up like this.
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Old 09-08-2012, 11:38 PM
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I went to one earlier this spring, that had about 5-7 RB 1804 heads buried 6"-12" below ground, still with the orange flush caps on them. The system is probably 5-8 years old.

Good find DB.
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Old 09-09-2012, 09:10 AM
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i have seen a few like that. always shocks me to find that kinda of hack crap
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Old 09-09-2012, 09:25 AM
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About a month ago we found one similar. My question is how does it happen that an irrigation is head can get buried so deep?
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Old 09-09-2012, 11:10 AM
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The Grade get's raised. The people who raised it didn't pay attention to the sprinkler system
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Old 09-09-2012, 11:48 AM
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Regrading after installation always grates on me. "I'm going to extend the garden a bit" turns into a foot or so of fill dumped over existing heads and lines.
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Old 09-09-2012, 12:24 PM
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I was called to a site with a very wet area. Dug it up, and, sure enough, there was a PGP that still had the brass to pop-up, even though it was eight inches down.
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Old 09-09-2012, 01:20 PM
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The people who raised it didn't pay attention to the sprinkler system
IGNORED is prolly a better choice of words.
They're not being paid to raise the heads. The owners are cutting costs and don't call their irrigator or mark head and valve placement before grading if they are doing the work themselves.
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