Irrigation Sensors

Irrigation Sensors

Irrigation sensors are vitally important for reducing water wastage in any automated irrigation system. Especially in today's climate, it is important that we don't waste water in our garden and anywhere for that matter. There's nothing worse than neighbours or passers by seeing your lawns and gardens being watered by sprinklers when it's raining, it looks bad and it means water is being wasted. Rain sensors are the answer, simply wire them up to your irrigation controller and place the sensor on your roof guttering or a fence and your garden will only be irrigated when it needs it.

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Irrigation Sensors FAQs

Irrigation Sensors FAQs
  • The main safety concern is regarding the water supply. To avoid contamination of the mains water upstream, in most municipalities, a Dual Check Valve is required at the water connection.

  • A garden tap is an excellent place to connect your irrigation system. Ideally, install a connection point behind the tap (turn the water off first) so you can still use your tap to fill a bucket when you need to.

  • No, unless you’re tapping into your water supply, a plumber isn’t required. Most domestic irrigation systems can be installed by anyone half handy.

  • Well you’re in the right place! We’ve got it all here. The first step, is drawing out a plan of your garden, to scale of course. If you need help on how to do that, you can get started right here!

  • We get any number of calls from people across the country who've bought from overseas & have problems. From electrical output problems to thread compatibility problems & other problems that we aren't able to help with!

    By buying from SunshowerOnline, right here in Australia, you can be sure that your warranty issues are covered, that compatibility & compliance isn't an issue & that you'll be able to get helpful after service advice. 

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