The following article list most of the problems with lawn and landscape sprinkler systems that cause excessive use of water or water that is being wasted. Use this article to evaluate your irrigation system and make improvements to improve the efficiency of your system.

System Pressure: Improper pressure at the sprinkler is a big waste of water, sprinklers are designed to operate at a specific pressure the closer your sprinkler is operating at that pressure the better the uniformity of application. What is uniformity of application you ask? That is a great question and I will define uniformity of application as it relates to sprinkler system now because it is one of the key factors in saving water.

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