system taps off the main 6" cast iron water supply in 3 locations.
One is on the corner of Hadleigh Road and Blackburn Road. One is
between the pump house and 19 Hadleigh Road. One is on Flat Rock
Road half way between Hadleigh Road and 27 Flat Rock Road.
At each of
these 3 locations there is a "ball valve" located under a green
fiberglass cover. These "ball valves" shut the water off to the
station valves located behind several houses.
are also located under green fiberglass covered boxes. These
station valves are controlled by a "Hunter Box" or "controller"
attached to the following addresses: 23 Flat Rock Road, 10 Hadleigh
Road, 19b Hadleigh Road, 25 Hadleigh Road, 36 Hadleigh Road and 25
Hadleigh Road. These controllers are programmed to turn the
stations on and off at specified times. Each station has from 3 to
9 sprinkler heads attached.
There is a
battery operated moisture sensing transmitter that is attached to
the eaves of the house that the controller is attached to, and
sends signals to the controller. This sensor will disable the
sprinklers during and shortly after a rain storm.
plumbing is buried only a few inches below the surface of the lawn
and would freeze in the winter if not drained.
main water supply and the "ball valve" there is a shut off valve
deep below the frost line, which shuts off the water going to these
"ball valves" so the sprinkler system can be drained for the