Sprinkler VS Irrigation

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by WaterGuru, May 26, 2007.


Who are you

  1. I'm a sprinkler guy

    4 vote(s)
  2. I'm an irrigation guy

    14 vote(s)
  3. I'm just a guy trying to do the best he can

    8 vote(s)
  1. WaterGuru

    WaterGuru LawnSite Member
    from Florida
    Posts: 39

    When speaking of what you do/are or refer to your work, are you a sprinkler guy or an irrigation guy?

    If this has been discussed before, pardon me, I am feeling too lazy to search!
  2. Remote Pigtails

    Remote Pigtails LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 581

    I refer to myself as a "Sprinkler man" My DBA has Lawn Sprinkler Service in its title.
  3. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 47,712

    * Sprinkler *
  4. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 21,979

    "Irrigation Contractor" sounds better to the potential client if it's high end..
    I'm still a "sprinkler guy"
  5. PurpHaze

    PurpHaze LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,496

    Your poll should have "none of the above". :)

    And maybe a spot for "just a monkey slapping pipe together". :laugh: :laugh:
  6. CAPT Stream Rotar

    CAPT Stream Rotar LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,911

    or how about "KNOW IT ALL/gods gift to water"
  7. sildoc

    sildoc LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,925

    Are we still on the same subject????:laugh: :laugh:
    I would say irrgation over sprinkler. depends, landscape maintenance? gardener, basically the same thing in most peoples eyes.
    I guess you have to figure out what most people call it where you work at.
  8. bobw

    bobw LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 807

    As I do more and more commercial stuff, I wish the company was "Irrigation" instead of "Sprinklers".. on a commercial site, sprinklers are used for fire suppression, so there is always some confusion.
  9. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 47,712

    This why they put the word "lawn" in front of the word "sprinklers" :p
  10. I use irrigation....

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