Fully Automatic Watering Irrigation System for Football & Rugby Pitches
Fully Automatic Watering Irrigation System for Standard Football & Rugby Pitches
1) Water storage tank
Supply and install one water storage tank of circular, galvanised steel construction complete with a 1.00mm EDPM liner, outlet, isolator valve and piping for connection to pump system within 3mtrs. Install galvanised steel roof and a 1” ball float valve, which will terminate at ground level with an isolator valve ready for connection to your mains supply.
2) Pump equipment
Supply and install one Lowara three-phase multistage pump unit. Pump unit is complete with non-return valve, pressure relief valve piped back to the tank, automatic control valve which will open when the pump starts and close when it stops. This is to prevent excess water draining out if one of the sprinklers was broken off.
3) Mains pipe and low voltage cable
Supply and install polyethylene (PE) pipe around the perimeter of the pitch and connecting to the pump unit. Also install off the PE pipe one drain point to drain down the system for protection during the winter months.
Supply low voltage cables, which is to be installed with the pipework and back to the pump/controller position.
4) Sprinklers, control valves and auto controller
Supply and install either Hunter or Toro valve in head part circle sprinklers around the perimeter of the pitch complete with connection directly on to the PE piped ring main and low voltage cables. At one side will be installed four PVC valve boxes each box will have a manual isolator valve, solenoid valve and PE pipe feeding two turf top sprinklers spaced evenly across the pitch.
Supply and install one Hunter I-Core 24 station automatic controller with manual/auto pump start, 7 day, 24 hour time control with individual station timings.
Supply and install one standard pump house electrical panel, which comprises of a three-phase breaker board, RCD, Transformer and low water cut off protection.