When to use your sprinkler in Austin

In the Austin area you should run your irrigation system during the morning hours, especially if you use sprinklers. Less water is lost to evaporation when the temperature is cooler, plus in most areas the wind doesn’t blow as hard in the mornings. Watering in the evenings can lead to turf and plant disease problems because the water sits on the plants all night, especially in humid climates like Austin. You should have your sprinkler system serviced at least once a year to eliminate broken heads or broken pipes and to insure that it is doing its job efficiently.

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