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Active Member

Posts: 36

Location: Knoxville, TN


Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 12:59pm

Do you have an air compressor to push the rest of the water out of the lines?

Where is your backflow device?


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Posts: 111

Location: Omaha, Nebraska, USA


Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 1:18pm

I don't see a drain anywhere on that manifold so you'll have to blow it out.


Active Member

Posts: 36

Location: Knoxville, TN


Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 2:24pm

Where are you located? If in the U.S. I am pretty sure it is the law to have a backflow. The backflow should be between the sprinkler shutoff valve and your first irrigation valve.

Turning on the sprinklers until the water stop coming out of them is not enough to get the water out of the system. The system will need to be blown out.


Active Member

Posts: 36

Location: Knoxville, TN


Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 6:33pm

Can you find a Brand and model?


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Posts: 5,288

Location: Metro NYC


Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 8:15pm

Quoted from "TravisJJ"

any chance it is what I circled here in green? The white wall (with a bit of yellow) to the left of what I circled in green is the wall opposite the outside sprinkler box. Obviously, the red arrow is the shut off valve.
Give us your location. This is a location-specific topic of discussion.

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