Maintenance can improve the reliability and performance of irrigation systems

January 17, 2019

Grounds departments that oversee aging irrigation systems are often in crisis management mode, responding to both minor and catastrophic pipe and system failures, according to an article from Facility Maintenance Decisions on the FacilitiesNet website.

The challenge is that most systems are expected to live far beyond their intended life cycles. Two developments — aging systems prone to more frequent leaks and water shortages nationwide — have combined to put pressure on grounds managers. 

The result it that managers need to find ways to ensure that systems operate efficiently while still maximizing the appearance of grounds.

By taking steps to streamline department maintenance, following technology advances in irrigation sensors and controls, and providing effective technician training, facility managers will be able to improve overall system performance.

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