Sprinkler System Turn On

We’re just around the corner for sprinkler system turn ons. When you turn on your system, make sure to check for leaks in spray heads and underground pipes. If you notice standing water in specific areas when your system is turned off, you may have a leak (however, keep in mind if you have standing…

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Backflow in your sprinkler system

Backflow is what happens when water in your sprinkler system flows back in, instead of flowing out, carrying potential contamination from whatever was around the output source. For sprinkler systems, contamination may be fertilizer, pesticides, animal waste or even insects (yes, insects) that can be forced back into a system through a cross connection. A…

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Winterizing Your Sprinkler System

Simply draining the water out of your sprinkler system or turning your sprinklers off may not be enough for Kansas City’s winter climate. We highly recommend that you “blow out” your system and remove ALL water from your pipes, because any remaining water can freeze, expand & crack pipes. Furthermore, frozen water in your backflow assembly may damage…

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