TAG: valves

Water World: A well-watered resting place

April 3, 2019By
Chattanooga Cemetery (Photo: Dan Stacey)

Location: Chattanooga, Tenn. Company: Landscape Services Inc. Installing an irrigation system is never an easy undertaking. Add a cemetery to the mix, and not only do you have to dig trenches around the usual water lines and tree roots, but you also have to avoid gravesites. That’s what Landscape Services Inc. (LSI) did when it installed a new irrigation system... read more

Experts’ Tips: Determine irrigation pumps proper balance

March 22, 2019By
Sprayhead (Photo: iStock.com/MariuszBlach)

How to determine the proper balance between a pump’s flow rate and pressure read more

Rain Bird HV Valve

May 14, 2015By

With a compact 2.54-in. spin radius and fewer screws, Rain Bird’s HV Valve is simpler to install and service than competing valves. Its “captive screws” can be fully loosened with a screwdriver but not completely removed from the valve’s body, eliminating the possibility of losing them during installation or maintenance. Heavy-duty construction ensures hassle-free performance. A reverse-flow design guarantees that... read more

Rain Bird PGA Series Valves

April 2, 2015By

Built for high-end residential and light commercial applications, Rain Bird® PGA series valves are durable, long-lasting and easy-to-service. PGA series valves are proven to perform at the highest level even under harsh conditions. The PGA valve’s body-to-bonnet seal is built to overcome the intense water pressure common on many commercial sites. Faced with repeated pressure surges well into the triple... read more

Freeze Tolerant Ball Valves protect valve body from cold

April 1, 2015By

Freeze-tolerant-ballvalve.net released its Freeze Tolerant Ball Valves, which help users avoid changing out a ball valve because it was not drained properly for the winter. The ball valves feature a freeze plug, which is attached to the side wall of the valve. The plug acts as a barrier from freezing weather, protecting the valve from expanding ice and relieving the... read more