Spring has Sprung–and So Did The Sprinkler System

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Energy Saver Update


March 21, 2022

Broken sprinkler head

Spring has officially arrived.  And this time of year, that means the start of regular lawn watering.

In most areas of the country, an irrigation system should be checked each spring before use to make sure it was not damaged by frost or freezing during the winter. Part of the activation process for a sprinkler system includes testing each "zone" to ensure the sprinkler heads are working and programming the irrigation system to water at intervals optimized for the local climate and time of year.

When it comes to a home's irrigation system, a little maintenance goes a long way. Throughout the upcoming months it is important to tweak the irrigation system settings to meet the lawn's changing needs and align with any local water restrictions.

Visit the Energy Saver Blog for tips to get your irrigation system ready for spring, and for ways to save money through the entire watering season:

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