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Sprinkler Parts

This section provides an overview of each of the components in a lawn and landscape sprinkler system. This information is provided to assist homeowners and others in understanding basic irrigation terms, equipment applications, features and benefits.

The information provided here will help to answer important questions that arise when evaluating sprinkler system proposals:

  • What type of system do I want?
  • What sprinkler is most appropriate for my application?
  • What special features, "bells and whistles" are desirable?
  • What are the potential pitfalls of specific types of equipment?
  • What items must be included on my system?



Lawn Sprinkler System Components:
An explanation of what each item is, how it works,
and how to pick the right one for you!


Controllers, Timers, or Clocks
Rain, Wind, and Freeze Sensors
Sprinkler Heads
Connecting Sprinkler Heads to Pipe
Backflow Prevention Devices

Drip Irrigation

Technical Information about How Much to Water

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