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Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by JimLewis, Oct 12, 2012.

  1. grassman177

    grassman177 LawnSite Fanatic
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    our easements here are like 16 ft from the curb in, which sucks, but takes all liability from the city for repairs esp to irrigation systems. i took that into account when i install alot of mine, including my own, and stub out to the heads instead of running the pipe withthe street
  2. irrig8r

    irrig8r LawnSite Platinum Member
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    That was always a good selling point to HOAs for a company I worked for once.

    There would be a "homeowner" who wrote an anonymous letter to the board with some photos enclosed... and mention trip hazards and lawsuits and such...

    Galvanized or PVC risers usually got changed over to pop-ups without much delay.

  3. White Gardens

    White Gardens LawnSite Fanatic
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    I think the garden hoses are a nice touch on that install.

  4. JimLewis

    JimLewis LawnSite Fanatic
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    Hey! That's not a garden hose. It's a GREEN backflow device. They are going GREEEEEN. The whole system has a much lower carbon footprint than the intricate systems that we all install!

  5. cjohn2000

    cjohn2000 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Riigghhtt, and the garden hose is biodegradable and ina couple more years it will be a true underground watering system :dancing:
  6. White Gardens

    White Gardens LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,776

    I guess the garden hose makes for easy winterizations too.....


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