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F.A.Q: Irrigation System Design and Plotting

Find answers on how to properly design your Lawn Belt Irrigation System. Lots of tips and ways to speed up the irrigation design process.

43. How to increase home water pressure? - Top

How can one INCREASE home water pressure so the spray will travel further. Have approx 1/2 acre in back yard.

Have you had a look at the Rainbird heads in our store? They cover more area than the standard heads that come with the kit. About 40' diameter each.

Also instead of using 3 heads decrease to 2 heads and your coverage should be optimum (covers about 2400 sq ft each zone) unless you have extreeme low pressures or a low Gpm rating.

Have you visited: our design page yet? This gets into the minimum requirements for your system.

You'll need approx 8 or so kits depending on your garden shape and 2 or more hose bibs scattered in your garden (see Hidden hose kit if you need more spriots)

Tip: By adding additional spigots or water sources you can save on Lawn Belt footage. This is a useful technique for larger gardens.

Adding a 4 way distributor to each water source will get you 4 sepepate zones or kits for each spigot.

Hope this helps.

- Updated: May 29, 2004

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