Monthly Archives: March 2011

Don’t Forget The Conduit

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If you’re building a new home then one of the ‘must dos’ is to put a length of 90ml stormwater pipe under your driveway and any paved areas. If you forget this then it’s likely we will need to lift your paving and then relay it – an unnecessary expense if you plan ahead. And […]

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My Most Common Fix

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  If I had to name the most common ‘fix’ I do over summer it would be replacing the risers on sprinklers that have been driven over. It happens all the time! If you discover that your system seems to have lost some pressure on a station then look for 1 or more sprinklers with […]

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Lost Water Pressure?

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  Over this summer I have come across two incidences of faulty water meters in the Quinns Rocks area. On both occasions the home owners had lost water pressure to their sprinklers and had no easy explanation. After checking for faulty solenoids and searching for leaky pipes I was stuck for a solution. So we […]

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One Solenoid Stuck On

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A common problem is for one station to remain on while the system goes thru its cycle. Almost invariably this is due to the solenoid on that station being faulty and being stuck open. Depending on what type of solenoid you have it is most likely going to be a faulty diaphragm. Usually it is […]

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This Weather…

Its been a very long hot summer, but here in WA we have done well when it comes to conserving water. In spite of some of the toughest conditions we have seen in a long time we have actually gone forwards rather than backwards. So just a reminder that the Water Corp are now asking […]

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