5 Ways to Save Water with Your Sprinkler System

A properly designed irrigation system will already provide you with a conservative way to water your lawn.  However, there are some tips to getting more savings from your current sprinkler system.  Georgia Sprinklers has 5 great ways that you can save more water with your current irrigation system.

How can I save more water with my irrigation system?

  1. The most important thing you can do is have your irrigation system audited by a professional. The technician can check all of the elements of your systems and provide you with ways that you can improve it  to make it efficient and save more water.
  2. Make sure you’re keeping up with your timer schedule.  Depending on where you live, the current season and what species you are watering your schedule should change throughout the year to ensure that you’re getting the optimal water conservation while also giving your landscape exactly the amount it needs to thrive and flourish.
  3. Modern Sprinkler System | Georgia SprinklersHave a rain switch installed.  A rain switch will allow your irrigation system to know when a substantial amount of rain is or has fallen.  Therefore the system won’t run while it’s raining.  This can improve water savings and ensure that your plants aren’t being over hydrated.
  4. Properly winterize your system.  There are plenty of ‘how-tos’ on winterizing irrigation and sprinkler systems so that they will run efficiently when spring comes around.  If you’re not up for the task, contact a local irrigation company to help.
  5. Make sure you’re using the latest technology.  Having a new system installed is a great way to ensure an efficient system that will save you time and money.  Have a thorough audit completed and consider updating your system.

Georgia Sprinklers provides service and maintenance on existing irrigation systems, and can install a newer more efficient irrigation system for your landscape.  Their number one priority is making sure that you’re not using more than your need for a beautiful lawn and garden.  Give them a call today at (770) 631-3113 for a free quote on a repair or new installation.

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