What does PRS stand for in Rain Bird?

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What is a PRS sprinkler head?

These Spray Heads are ideal for use in areas with high and/or widely fluctuating water pressures. The patented PRS pressure regulator built into the stem can help you save approximately one gallon per minute per spray. It also helps to end misting and fogging caused by excessively high water pressure.

How many gallons per minute does Rainbird 1800 sprinkler?

WE UPPED THE PRESSURE AND COMPARED FLOW RATES However, the flow rate of the Rain Bird PRS spray held steady at 2.1 gallons per minute, saving almost a gallon per minute over the non-PRS spray.

Does the Rainbird 1800 have a check valve?

Ideal for use in areas with changing eleva- tions, the 1800 SAM Series offers all 1800 Series features plus: Built-in Seal-A-Matic™ (SAM) check valve.

What is Rainbird seal a Matic?

Rain Bird® 1800-SAM Series Spray Heads are ideal for use in areas with changing elevations. The built-in Seal-A-Matic™ (SAM) check valve saves water by eliminating low head drainage from spray heads located at the base of slopes or hillsides.

How long should I run my Rain Bird Sprinkler System?

Keep It Balanced. Put measuring cups in various places around your lawn and run the sprinklers for 15 minutes. This will give you an idea of how much water the grass is getting and where.

How long does it take to water 1/2 inch?

It is ideal to water lawns about one inch of water per week. To determine how long you need to water to get one inch, place a plastic container in your yard and set a timer. On average, it will take 30 minutes to get a half inch of water.

What does a check valve do on a sprinkler head?

Without check valves built into the body of the sprinkler, water leaks out of the lowest sprinkler in a zone. Check valves prevent this type of drainage from happening. Sprinkler head check valves also help to conserve the amount of water needed to fill the pipes each time the sprinklers begin running.