An irrigation system is a set of equipment used to water agricultural crops, lawns, gardens and other areas. Installing an irrigation system yourself can be challenging, but by following a few basic steps, it is possible to do it yourself.

  1. Planning: The first step is to make a detailed plan that includes all aspects such as the size of the area to be watered, the type of plants, the type of soil, etc. It is necessary to determine the necessary zones for irrigation, in order to ensure sufficient pressure and quantity of water for each zone.

  2. Selection of equipment: Selection of equipment depends on the size and type of surface to be watered. Typically, an irrigation system includes a main connection, valves, pipes, sprinklers, nozzles and other accessories. It is necessary to pay attention to the quality of the equipment and choose the one that suits your needs and budget.

  3. Preparation: Before starting the installation, it is necessary to prepare the field. This may include clearing and leveling the ground, digging pipe trenches and installing valves.

  4. Pipe installation: After preparing the ground, it is necessary to install the pipes that connect the main connection to the different irrigation zones. The pipes can be laid on the surface or buried in the ground, depending on the needs.

  5. Installation of sprinklers: After installing the pipes, it is necessary to install sprinklers or nozzles in each irrigation zone. Sprinklers are usually mounted on stands or buried in the ground.

  6. Valve Installation: Once the pipes and sprinklers are in place, the valves need to be installed. Valves are usually installed in irrigation zones to allow control of water flow.

  7. Connecting to the water source: When the installation is complete, it is necessary to connect the irrigation system to the water source. This is usually done using a water connection on the main water pipe.

  8. Testing: Once everything is set up and connected, the system needs to be tested to ensure it is working properly.