Tag Archives: drip irrigation

How Many Volts Does My Retic Need?

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I was working on a friend’s place recently with a strange fault that was proving difficult to track down. The solenoid would come on and off intermitently. It would work 10 times in a row and then fail. There was power (27V) coming from the control box but at the solenoid the power varied between […]

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How Does My Miniscape Reticulation Work?

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  If you are using miniscape / netafim sub-surface irrigation then you need to know the following: a) The pipe (brown stuff) should be laid at correct spacing – for example some miniscape is rated at 30cm intervals and it needs to be laid accordingly. b) It needs to run for around an hour to […]

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Water Conservation and Reticulation

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A regular request is for us to create  a system that does not have any water spraying onto the path/road etc.   This is pretty tricky in lawn areas but much easier in garden beds.  In lawn areas the sprays span significant distances and while we do our best to avoid overspray it is important […]

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