Watering Device Types

Sprayhead Standard Sprayhead Rotating Rotating Sprayhead Drip Irrigation Bubbler

Spray Head with standard nozzle

Spray Head with rotating nozzle (Multi spray/multi-trajectory)

Gear Driven Rotor

Drip irrigation


These devices apply water at faster rates than most soils can absorb.

Water must be applied in short cycles with time in between for water to soak into the soil.

In properly designed systems, these devices apply water at rates that most soils can absorb.

Properly designed drip irrigation systems apply water at the rate your soil can absorb.

Another type of emitter:

In Line Emitter

These devices apply water at higher volumes than most soils can absorb.

They work well as basin fillers around trees.

Use the cycle/soak method.

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