Graham Landscape and Design LLC, in Eugene Oregon, has well over 150 years combined experience in designing, estimating, installing, renovating, and repairing irrigation and sprinkler systems. From galvanized metal to copper to PEX and PVC, we have seen the gamut in underground irrigation systems.
Are you interested in finding out more about the best type of sprinkler system for your landscape? Drip irrigation is one great option for many landscapes in Eugene Oregon and the surrounding Willamette Valley.
Drip sprinkler systems use a lower rate of water flow and application at the root zone of your landscape plants to be one of the most efficient types of irrigation systems. Trees, shrubs, and perennials take precious water up to their foliage through their roots. It seems plain then that the best way to apply water through a sprinkler system is at the base of the plant rather than "overhead" watering.
Drip irrigation applies a smaller amount of water over a longer period of time than traditional types of rainbird sprinkler heads. This reduced "precipitation rate" is also a large difference between overhead watering and drip irrigation. Drip sprinkler systems apply a quantity of water closer to the plants natural ability to uptake this water. Therefore, less water is wasted from run-off and puddling.
Another benefit to using drip sprinkler systems is generally less weed growth in landscape beds. Because water is only being applied to the base of the plant and not in the entire landscape, weeds are less likely to grow in the areas not receiving automatic irrigation.
While drip irrigation has a number of benefits, from saving water to less shrub bed maintenance, it is not necessarily the best option for all landscape areas. Lawns, in particular, are better served by overhead watering (though drip irrigation is a possibility for a new lawn install also). Just because overhead water is needed in a particular landscape application, it does not mean that water needs to be wasted or applied inefficiently.
Read more about types of Rainbird sprinkler systems for the latest advances in more efficient overhead sprinkler systems.
From drip irrigation to large rotors to the latest water saving nozzles studied by EWEB, Graham Landscape and Design LLC can advise you on the irrigation system that will best suit your landscape needs in the Willamette Valley.
Do you have an existing irrigation system that needs renovation because your landscape outgrew the original irrigation design? Do you have repairs that need to be completed for your sprinkler system to work properly? Call Graham Landscape and Design LLC for prompt, reliable, and expert service in Eugene and surrounding areas. 541.729.8029 Licensed, Bonded, and Insured for all Irrigation Services (#8920)
Graham Landscape and Design LLC is also licensed for backflow testing and repair. Many homeowners wonder why they need to have their backflow tested yearly. The backflow device or assembly is integral in preventing contaminated water back into the city water and/or well water supply. By having the backflow tested yearly, we can be assured that it is doing its job to protect our drinking water supply.
Contact us today to have your sprinkler system checked or repaired and to have your backflow device tested.
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