irrigation for indoor riding arena horses ????

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by Mdirrigation, Sep 13, 2011.

  1. Mdirrigation

    Mdirrigation LawnSite Gold Member
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    just got a call from a customer about indoor irrigation , suspended from the ceiling of an indoor horse riding arena , She says its a type of mist system . Anybody have any experience with something like this?
     
  2. DanaMac

    DanaMac LawnSite Fanatic
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    I believe there have been a couple threads in the past about this. You might try a quick search.
     
  3. Sprinkus

    Sprinkus LawnSite Silver Member
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    What's it watering? Grass? Shrubs? Horses?
    Is it to keep the dust down on the track?
     
  4. FIMCO-MEISTER

    FIMCO-MEISTER Banned
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    When I get back home in about 3 weeks I'll post some pics of the one my sister has.
     
  5. AI Inc

    AI Inc LawnSite Fanatic
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    Ive seen em before but never did one. Closest thing to it Ive done was a clay tennis court.
     
  6. greenmonster304

    greenmonster304 LawnSite Gold Member
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  7. Mdirrigation

    Mdirrigation LawnSite Gold Member
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    I called netafim they gave me some info . The purpose is to keep the dust down . May be an intresting job , never installed a system without using a shovel . Probably will need a jlg lift .
     
  8. greenmonster304

    greenmonster304 LawnSite Gold Member
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    You will probably have to address winter use freeze issues.
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  9. Mdirrigation

    Mdirrigation LawnSite Gold Member
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    Thats what i was concerned about , I was thinking auto drains at low points and on either side of the valves , and using a master valve . And or having a air compressor attached to the system so they could blow it down themselves each night when necessary .
     
  10. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
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    Auto drains are a waste of water, seems like they make hangers with low-drain check valves. I've done a few consultations for dust control and figured rotors on the back side of the posts. But for cooling, LDC misters would be the answer.
     

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