Irrigation System Basics

Irrigation System Basics

Want to know more about how automatic
sprinkler systems work? Tired of dealing
with hoses and watering by hand?
Looking for helpful watering tips?

The Benefits of Irrigation

Automated Sprinkler Systems

An automatic sprinkler system is a home improvement project worth considering. Not only will it help maintain a healthy beautiful landscape which you can enjoy with your friends and family, but it’s the most convenient and efficient way to ensure your landscape gets the water it needs without over-or under-watering. When it is properly installed and maintained an automatic sprinkler system will help conserve water too.


Why purchase a Rain Bird automatic
sprinkler system?

Save Time

Your system will do all the watering for you.

Save Water

An automatic system uses less water than watering by hand.

Save Money

Your water bills will be lower and your plants will live longer.

All About Sprinkler Systems

The videos below will take you through the basics of automatic irrigation -- including how an irrigation system works, the different types of sprinklers and components used in a system, and some key terms and concepts like water pressure, flow rate and valve zones.

How an Irrigation System Works

Guided tour showing the basic components of a residential automatic sprinkler system and how they function.

Irrigation System Components
Irrigation Terms and Concepts
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