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StlHawk

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Monday, October 2nd 2017, 8:25am

Winterization, turned water back on

]I recently had my sprinkler system blown out by a professional for the winter. However, my outdoor water faucets are connected to the same water as the sprinkler system. I turned the outdoor water back on to be able to use the outside faucets for a few projects this weekend. By turning that water back on does that automatically fill my sprinkler lines? Will I have to get them blown out again? I wasn't sure if I could just drain the pipe out in my basement where my backflow preventer is located. My backflow preventer is located in my basement and is a FEBCO 825Y if that means anything.

Thanks!

Wet_Boots

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Location: Metro NYC

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Monday, October 2nd 2017, 2:23pm

You need to invest in some plumbing alterations. Your situation should never have to occur.

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Saturday, October 14th 2017, 1:20am

You will have water all the way to the zone valves. Not past them into the lines where the sprinklers are, but up to the valves for sure.

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