Adding outddoor water spickets

Discussion in 'Irrigation / Sprinkler Forum' started by GEORGE45, Apr 13, 2009.

  1. GEORGE45

    GEORGE45 New Member

    Apr 13, 2009
    I want to add 6 new spickets to various venues around the yard. I have one outdoor spicket in the middle but need to run additional spickets 80 to 120 feet in various directions. I have 3/4" PVC. My question is what best configuration to maintain sufficient water pressure.
    Thank You
  2. jimbo

    jimbo Plumber

    Aug 31, 2004
    San Diego, CA
    To avoid further pressure loss, use 1" pipe on all the extensions. If the existing spigot is already a long way from the main water line, then if it is not on a 1" line, you will have loss as the water travels that distance.
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