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How deep do the trenches for a lawn sprinkler system need to be in a moderate to warm climate?

0-6 inches deep
12%
6-12 inches deep
62%
12-18 inches deep
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18-24 inches deep
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Question: How deep do the trenches for a lawn sprinkler system need to be in a moderate to warm climate?
Top Answer (62% of 64 votes): 6-12 inches deep.

Answer: 12-18 inches deep
Explanation: lateral lines need to be 6-12 " main line needs to be 18-24"
Turning Point Landscape Services
Answer: 6-12 inches deep
Explanation: It is important to locate all sprinkler pipes and wiring at least 10 inches down in the earth. This is necessary for a number of reasons, but mostly to keep the pipe and wire safe from activities that may occur on the lawn, such as but not limited to: core aeration, slice seeding, De-thatching, installation of invisible dog fence etc.
Berkshire Gardens Turf Services Inc
Answer: 6-12 inches deep
Explanation: Typically, irrigation systems for lawns are buried shallow. However, in many cases, systems will be buried deeper. A check of local building codes will assist in determining the prescribed burial depth of any given irrigation system.
DIAMONDBACK Service Management
ProMatcher
Answer: 6-12 inches deep
Explanation: Your sprinkler system lines should be buried at least six inches below the soil line.
LawnScapes
Answer: 6-12 inches deep
Explanation: The freeze line in Atlanta is 4 inches . To be on the safe side, trench depth should be at least 8" deep.
Carroll Landscape & Irrigation
Answer: 12-18 inches deep
Explanation: 12 to 18 inches is more than enough, to protect it from any damage.
Land Tech Landscapes
ProMatcher
Answer: 6-12 inches deep
Explanation: Mostly depends on climate. 6 - 12 inches is usually rule of thumb.
RB Home Solutions
Answer: 6-12 inches deep
Explanation: We pull poly pipe, so there is zero damage to your lawn and our pipe puller is set at 8" depth.
TANZ Inc
Answer: 6-12 inches deep
Explanation: This is standard in Texas.
BlueMark Water
ProMatcher
Answer: 6-12 inches deep
Explanation: There is no worry of the ground freezing which would cause the pipes to freeze.
Lawn Saver Irrigation
Answer: 6-12 inches deep
Explanation: I always recommend and install my systems at a minimum depth of 6 inches at all times possible. It is out of the way of a shovel, pitchfork and affords it additional protection.
Intelligent Irrigation
Answer: 12-18 inches deep
Explanation: As a rule of thumb, we try to keep our lines at least 12" deep. this depth keeps them out of harms way from digging or gardening.
Direct Home Service
ProMatcher
Answer: 12-18 inches deep
Explanation: We bury all lines 12-24 inches below ground level. Some city's though will have codes on how deep they can be
Stricklins Landscaping
Answer: 6-12 inches deep
Explanation: Less than 6" will endanger pipes to aeration, but is occasionally required when circumstances such as obstructions in the ground require. Deeper installation makes repairs more difficult.
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