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Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by Buck_wheat, Oct 29, 2010.

  1. mitchgo

    mitchgo LawnSite Silver Member
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    wow you would rather have it look like that then have it underground :hammerhead::hammerhead::hammerhead::hammerhead::hammerhead::hammerhead::hammerhead::hammerhead::hammerhead::hammerhead::hammerhead::hammerhead:
     
  2. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
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    It's an RPZ and underground is not where you want them
     
  3. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
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    Suffock County, Cape Cod and Colorado Springs permit RPs underground.
     
  4. mitchgo

    mitchgo LawnSite Silver Member
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    I understand that.. but irritation has some personal hate about anything being below ground.
     
  5. mitchgo

    mitchgo LawnSite Silver Member
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    rp's are allowed underground here too. As long as proper drainage is installed.. Meaning a physical drain below the elevation of the back flow assembly.
     
  6. agrostis

    agrostis LawnSite Silver Member
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    Those are the fattest goats i have ever seen.
     
  7. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
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    He has a problem that many of my employees had, as hard to kick as sex addiction:

    common-phobias.com/myso/index.htm
     
  8. I'm with Mitch on the below ground stuff. If proper drainage is provided and a large box with good clearance then better below ground. Too bad for BF inspectors having to get on their knees and bend over a little.
     
  9. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
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    Sure, except that would have to be a deep drain to daylight, sumps don't cut it with RPs.
     
  10. 12" of gravel and 6" gap from the gravel to the RP. Works for me.
     

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