Water leaked back into system after it was blown out!

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by shearbolt, Nov 25, 2003.

  1. shearbolt

    shearbolt LawnSite Member
    Messages: 171

    After we winterized our customers we had 5 inches of rain over a couple of days. I had 2 more late calls this week so I also blew out 4 accounts that have zones with low spots. Alot of water came out. The worst one had maybe 5 seconds of water (not mist) from the head at the end of the zone.
  2. NC_Irrigator

    NC_Irrigator LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NC
    Messages: 1,445

    install check valves
  3. greenworldh20

    greenworldh20 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 659

    never had a problem with that...seems like a billable service call to me.

  4. Currier

    Currier LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 564

    Where did the water re-enter the system? This is one of those deals that would make me wonder about liabiility. You do a great job cleaning out the system, then somehow more water gets back in and eventually freezes and breaks things.

    Who do they blame in the spring?

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