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DO YOU NEED HELP WITH YOUR IRRIGATION SYSTEM?

Waterwise endorsed members are fully trained in water efficient practices and can design, install, repair and maintain your irrigation system. 

Waterwise Programs

An endorsement program for specialist irrigation retailers.  Developed to raise the standard of irrigation advice and design services offered by staff at counter level.  All employees serving customers at counter level are required to undertake the study process for a store to achieve Waterwise endorsement.

Waterwise Irrigation Design Shop

Developed to improve water-use efficiency in garden watering systems by raising the standard of design and advice offered by staff at specialist irrigation retailers through education and compliance to the program's standards.

Waterwise Garden Irrigator Program

Irrigation Installers and Contractors endorsed in this program are fully trained in water efficient practices and can design, install, repair and maintain domestic irrigation systems.

Sprinkler Watering Run Times

It’s important to remember that different types of sprinklers have different watering run times.

The table below can be used as a guide if you need to program your controller.

Dripline

Approx watering rate per hour
15-20mm

Suggested run time to apply 10mm standard drink
30-40 minutes

Micro Spray

Approx watering rate per hour
35-45mm

Suggested run time to apply 10mm standard drink
13-16 minutes

Pop-Up / Fixed spray

Approx watering rate per hour
35-45mm

Suggested run time to apply 10mm standard drink
13-16 minutes

Rotary

Approx watering rate per hour
10-15mm

Suggested run time to apply 10mm standard drink
40-60 minutes

Gear Drive Rotors

Approx watering rate per hour
10-20mm

Suggested run time to apply 10mm standard drink
30-40 minutes

Seasonal adjustment settings

As the seasons change, so do the water needs of your lawn and garden. It is now time to adjust your irrigation controller for the current season to avoid overwatering. No matter what the season, your controller should always be turned off when it is raining.

If you need assistance re-programming your controller, please contact a Waterwise Garden Irrigator. 

Low water requirement

Once a week


Moderate water requirement

Every two to four days


High water requirement

Every one to two days

Low water requirement

Once a week


Moderate water requirement

Every three to five days


High water requirement

Every two to three days

Low water requirement

Once a week

 

Moderate water requirement

Every five to seven days


 

High water requirement

Every three to four days

 

Low water requirement

Manual as required


Moderate water requirement

Manual as required


High water requirement

Manual as required

Low water requirement

No watering

 

Moderate water requirement

No watering


 

High water requirement

No watering

 

Low water requirement

No watering

 

Moderate water requirement

No watering


 

High water requirement

No watering

 

Low water requirement

No watering

 

Moderate water requirement

No watering


 

High water requirement

No watering

 

Low water requirement

No watering

 

Moderate water requirement

No watering


 

High water requirement

No watering

 

Low water requirement

Manual as required


Moderate water requirement

Manual as required


High water requirement

Manual as required

Low water requirement

Once a week

 

Moderate water requirement

Once a week


 

High water requirement

Every four to six days

 

Low water requirement

Once a week


Moderate water requirement

Every three to five days


High water requirement

Every two to four days

Low water requirement

Once a week

 

Moderate water requirement

Every three to four days


 

High water requirement

Every two to three days

 

Waterwise Regions

The Waterwise Programs are self-study training & endorsement programs which aim to optimise water use efficiency and reduce water use in domestic irrigation systems. 

Become Waterwise

Irrigation Design Shop

Become a trusted provider of water efficient products and advice​.

Garden Irrigator Program

Become a trained professional trusted by customers as having the knowledge required to install and repair water efficient irrigation systems.

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