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Save Water!

It is winter in full force. Now turn back your irrigation controller. You should be running your system at 10% to 20% of your normal run times. The ET rate for January is 1.59 inches. February is 1.9 inches. When

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Brown Grass!

Yes, my grass is brown too! This happens when our turf grass goes dormant. This also means to turn back the water of your sprinkler system. When your grass is brown and dormant and the plant material is dormant it

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Frozen Pipes

A freeze is coming.. should I worry about my pipes freezing? It is possible for your pipes to freeze. If you have a pump or backflow preventor and you are afraid of it freezing and/or cracking there are a few

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Visual Inspection

It is always important to visually inspect your irrigation system. Yes, that means to turn them on and make sure they are doing what they are supposed to do. As a good rule of thumb, I usually say to adjust

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Water Conservation

Irrigation is 58% of the water we use. Yes, more than half of the water we use is to irrigate our lawns and landscapes. Sadly, irrigation is responsible for our water crisis. You can improve the efficiency of you Orlando

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Hot Hot Hot!

Well it sure is hot outside. I hope you left some extra time on your controllers because you probably need to add time to your controller. The maximum you should run your spray zones  is 30 minutes. The maximum you

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When should I water?

When should you water and when can you water are two different questions. First you must follow your water management districts rules. Click here to learn a bit more about Water Restrictions.  Right now it is two times per week.

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Water Restrictions

Did you know that we have local watering restrictions because the high quality groundwater that provides us with our drinking water is one of our most valuable natural resources. As the population continues to grow we face the threat of

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Hello world!

Thanks for visiting the Bruce Hage Irrigation blog, your resource for Orlando irrigation, Orlando sprinklers, Orlando sodding, and irrigation pumps!  I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoy writing it!  

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