Handy Hints

Welcome to our Handy Hints page!

Austec Irrigation has been involved in the design, installation & servicing of domestic, landscape & turf irrigation systems in the top end for over 20 years.

Our Handy Hints page enables us to share with you many of the secrets to designing, installing and servicing such irrigation systems to ensure you get the best possible advice keeping in mind that these pages represent only a small amount of the knowledge and experience that we have accrued over the years. If you can’t find the answer to your problem in these pages please feel free to Contact Us

Design and Installation

01 Components of Domestic/Landscape and Turf Irrigation System 01 Components of Domestic/Landscape and Turf Irrigation System (442 KB)

02 Flow Rates and Water Supply 02 Flow Rates and Water Supply (360 KB)

03 Friction Loss in LD Poly Pipe 03 Friction Loss in LD Poly Pipe (400 KB)

04 LDPE Poly Pipe 04 LDPE Poly Pipe (365 KB)

05 Choosing the Right Nozzle 05 Choosing the Right Nozzle (399 KB)

06 Micro Irrigation Systems 06 Micro Irrigation Systems (362 KB)

07 Radius and Diameter 07 Radius and Diameter (438 KB)

Ongoing Maintenance

01 Hunter Controller Reset Procedure 01 Hunter Controller Reset Procedure (406 KB)

02 Irritrol Rain Dial Controller Programming Instructions 02 Irritrol Rain Dial Controller Programming Instructions (1012 KB)

03 Battery Timer Information - Ants and Insects 03 Battery Timer Information - Ants and Insects (294 KB)

04 Solenoid Valve Will Not Close 04 Solenoid Valve Will Not Close (294 KB)

05 Pop Up Sprinkler Keeps Leaking 05 Pop Up Sprinkler Keeps Leaking (278 KB)