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Sprinklers sprung a leak

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by bobwilson1977, Jul 22, 2009.

  1. Jul 22, 2009 at 8:12 AM
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    bobwilson1977

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    I woke up last night and heard water spraying in the back yard. I went out back and water was gushing out of the set of valves next to the house for the lawn sprinklers. I didn't get a super good look at it, but it looked like the pressure regulator was busted or something. I don't know jack shit about sprinklers. Can you just unscrew and replace these things?
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  2. Jul 22, 2009 at 8:26 AM
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    Link to where the pic came from?
     
  3. Jul 22, 2009 at 10:48 AM
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    If it was water gushing from the valves vs the actual sprinkler heads, you may have to replace the valves or a series of piping. Generally it's PVC which is super easy to work with.
     
  4. Jul 22, 2009 at 11:33 AM
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    Even if you have to cut the section out to replace it, it's easy... I put my system in mostly (had a friend help dig the trenches :D) by myself.

    Do you have a picture of where the pipe / valve is broken?
     
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