Questions and answers

Why is water coming out of my anti siphon valve?

Why is water coming out of my anti siphon valve?

Causes of Leaks When an anti-siphon valve leaks, it could be because dirt has gotten into the valve and is preventing the poppet from seating completely when the water is turned on. Either condition allows pressurized water to spray out of the valve when the faucet or sprinkler is on.

Is it normal for sprinkler valves to leak?

The most common reason leaks occur is that the rubber parts in the valve box have worn out. Water seeps freely through the system when the diaphragm seal breaks or debris is obstructing the valve from closing. A broken or aging sprinkler valve diaphragm seal only gets worse over time.

Should sprinkler valves be on or off?

1. Use the manual flow control on each valve to close all of the valves. Now the main water supply should be on, but none of the valves should be allowing water through. The valve should come on and sprinklers run.

How do I know if my sprinkler valves are open?

Turning it to the left lifts an internal gate that releases water incrementally as it turns. The gate lifts entirely when the handle is turned fully counterclockwise. If the handle will turn no farther counterclockwise, the valve is open.

Are anti-siphon valves supposed to leak?

Photo 1 shows a typical valve; the pencil pointing to the anti-syphon chamber and the black cap. Water leaking from this area is a common occurrence. Many times, the fix is simple, economical, and effective without needing to pay someone to make a costly valve replacement. Just follow these easy steps.

Is there a replacement diaphragm for the Watermaster?

WaterMaster valve diaphragm replacement. – YouTube WaterMaster valve diaphragm replacement. If playback doesn’t begin shortly, try restarting your device.

Is the 57046 valve compatible with the 57078 valve?

The 57623 valve is compatible with the 57078 diaphragm replacement kit, not the 57046. Using the 57078 kit instead will allow you to properly install a new diaphragm. Is the spring includd?

What kind of timer does Watermaster irrigation use?

This easy-to-program 6-station timer has text messaging in English, Spanish, and French. The convenient one-touch sliding bars adjust the watering duration of each station, making it ideal for sun versus shade, lawn versus flowers, and differing soil conditions.

What kind of batteries are in Watermaster node?

The unit’s solid construction and waterproof exterior ensure it can handle the harsh environment of a valve box. The Node is powered by one or two 9V batteries and provides standard or extended power throughout the season.