Take the Plunge

These questions are derived from our Water Management Program.


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1. Ideally, Water Management works best in your yard when you:
   a) Read, understand and operate your irrigation clock.
   b) Can properly indentify your irrigation parts.
   c) Read our monthly newsletter.
   d) All of the above.

2. An impulse sprinkler is also known as a:
   a) Rotary.
   b) Rainbird.
   c) Pop-up.
   d) None of the above.

3. The one sprinkler type that wastes the most water is:
   a) A spring action pop-up.
   b) A gravity flow pop-up.
   c) A rotary pop-up.
   d) None of the above.

4. The most efficient sprinklers for watering trees & shrubberies are:
   a) Overhead sprinklers.
   b) Bubblers.
   c) Drip.
   d) b and c.

5. For a large area of lawn and landscape it is better to use:
   a) Single spray rotaries.
   b) Multiple spray rotaries.
   c) Impulse spray rotaries.
   d) All of the above.

6. Proper water management means that your yard has:
   a) Irrigation.
   b) At least six sprinklers on at the same time.
   c) Head to head sprinkler coverage.
   d) All of the above.

7. Excess runoff occurs when the:
   a) Sprinklers are on too long.
   b) Water runs down the street.
   c) Irrigation clock is not set to the correct irrigation schedule.
   d) All of the above.

8. When you divide your irrigation time into thirds the ideal time lapse in between waterings is:
   a) One half hour.
   b) One hour.
   c) Two hours.
   d) All of the above.

9. When irrigating your yard please remember that:
   a) Lawns need more water and the landscape needs less water.
   b) The lawns and landscape needs the same amount of water.
   c) The lawns are watered during the day and the landscape is watered at night.
   d) None of the above.

10. A dry spot in the lawn can be caused by:
   a) A sprinkler that's not hitting its target area.
   b) A nozzle that is clogged.
   c) A broken sprinkler.
   d) All of the above.

11. Using the weedeater to cut the grasses around your sprinkler heads is called:
   a) Cutting the grass.
   b) Ringing the irrigation.
   c) Bitting the target area.
   d) All of the above.

12. It's recommended that you shut the irrigation off and water manually through these months:
   a) November to May.
   b) December to April.
   c) October to May.
   d) All of the above.

13. Water Management rewards your plants with:
   a) Deeper root systems.
   b) Less summer stress.
   c) Minimum disease and insect attack.
   d) All of the above.

14. A Water Management Program helps the community by:
   a) Minimizing runoff.
   b) Putting less strain on reservoirs.
   c) Conserving water.
   d) All of the above.

15. When it comes to Water Management there is always:
   a) Enough water to use, but never enough to waste.
   b) More water for the children to play with.
   c) Extra water to wash your car.
   d) All of the above.


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