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ho hum service call

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by Mike Leary, Sep 4, 2011.

  1. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 22,714

    A dual RM site, having some programming issues since the cistern seems to be not getting the re-charge required. The water for the cistern is coming from this pond.




  2. Sprinkus

    Sprinkus LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,236

    Nice wiring job. I use to do electronic wiring harnesses so I can appreciate that. Thumbs Up
    How do the rotator screens hold up with the pond water? Any issues with clogging?
  3. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 22,714

    The I-20s, RB 3500s and all the brass nozzles have held up great since the system was installed in 2006. The RB 5F heads have failed, as have a couple of the MPs, but with them, I don't think it's the water quality, in that they chuck, but don't rotate. I did notice today a iron colored water in the overflow from the dual 1200 gal. cisterns, so I want the pump guys to take a look at the screens in the tanks. All in all, it's been a very cool install, with clients that were willing to do it right.
  4. greenmonster304

    greenmonster304 LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,417

    better get your level the first mp on the left is out of plum.:)
  5. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 22,714

    I'm on it ,still waters pretty damn good, though. I sure do like 6" pops in turf.
  6. AI Inc

    AI Inc LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 26,056

    Did you mean to type puddle , not pond?
  7. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 22,714

    :laugh::laugh: Actually the system works pretty cool, we installed a filtrific.com and pump from there to two 1200 gal septic tanks, then an on-demand pump to the irrigation. :clapping::drinkup:
  8. GreenLight

    GreenLight LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 494

    Hope you are using the RB non potable "mardi gras" caps so the dogs will know not to drink from the irrigation system.
  9. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 22,714

    :laugh: Honestly, I did have the water tested before we went ahead with the project, it's potable, though I did install a re-charge valve from the back-flow protected main pump, which I may use for the first time ever. :dizzy:

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