Pumping for Lake for Irrigation system

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by tonyvol, Aug 26, 2011.

  1. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
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    How about you make some measurements of the actual flow? Stop with the "2.5 gpm heads" crapola. Man up and do the job right.
     
  2. tonyvol

    tonyvol LawnSite Member
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    Thanks Wet Boots, I know... I know. You mentioned that in a previous post. I'll do what you said and calculate the flow at the meter says. So just get a stop watch and determine how many GPM each zone is putting out? So basically, turn on a zone and then go to the meter and in a minutes time see how many gallons shows on the meter. Easy as that? Right? Thanks for getting me back on track. I really appreciate it.
     
  3. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
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    You might try nozzling your sprinklers correctly first.
     
  4. tonyvol

    tonyvol LawnSite Member
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    Thanks for the excellent suggestion.
     
  5. Wet_Boots

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    the thing is, you have to provide accurate data all the way - and when you can clock the meter and get an accurate number for flow, that is what you have to do
     

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