Sprinkler System

General Reference

Sprinkler System Troubleshooting

The system

Orbit 57114 Timer

Quick start Instruction manual1.pdf) [[!img Error: Image::Magick is not installed]]

Switch box

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Rainbird 100 DV control valve, inline with Rainbird RBY Filter

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Backflow box

Model 950XLT Zurn Wilkins Double Check Valve Assembly

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Pressure reducing valve

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Zones

Upper (Green) Zone

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Lower (Blue) Zone

4 sprinklers, seems intact and functional

Rainbird (Red) Zone

The control valve works and is being supplied with water via a branch off the output of the backflow valve.

There's currently a cap on the output.

Plan

Front:

Zone 3

  • Already has 30psi pressure regulator (Rainbird L30)
  • 300 ft 18 inch space

Zone 2 (Back yard)

Patio

http://www.homedepot.com/p/DURA-3-4-in-x-1-2-in-PVC-Sch-40-Pressure-90-Degree-Slip-x-FPT-Reducing-Elbow-C407-101/100347300

tapered 1/2 plug

  • 3/4 slip elbow to 1/2" thread
  • 1/2" cap (not using)

: hook up soaker hoses to existing zone

Soaker hose repair

Tasks

  • hook up 1/2 inch in side yard
    • add 4 drip lines for strawberries

Qs

  • How

Shopping List

4x adapters (small to large)

for soaker hose repair:

  • 1/2" Hose repair coupler (4x)
  • self fusing silicon tape
  • rubber glue

  • 3/4 cuff elbow to threaded (for patio pipe)

  • PVC cement

http://www.homedepot.com/p/DIG-1-2-in-Riser-Adapter-with-1-4-in-Micro-Tubing-Barb-R67/100126262

http://www.homedepot.com/p/DIG-1-4-in-x-100-ft-Dripline-with-6-in-Emitter-Spacing-SHB106/204185819

http://www.homedepot.com/p/DIG-1-2-in-x-100-ft-1-GPH-Pressure-Compensating-Drip-Line-B18100/100127697

http://www.homedepot.com/p/DIG-1-2-in-x-50-ft-Poly-Drip-Tubing-B35/100175565

http://www.homedepot.com/p/DIG-1-4-in-Barb-Connectors-50-Pack-H80B/100112605

caliper http://www.homedepot.com/p/DIG-1-2-in-Universal-Nut-Lock-Coupling-C53/100212239