Sprinkler tubing required - Knowledgebase Question

Parker, Co
Question by jackleatherm
April 25, 2010
I will design & install a sprinkler near Tampa and need to know the type of pipe I should use? Will I use Poly tubing, like here in Colorado, or should I use rigid PVC pipe? The poly with barbed fittings would be easier than the PVC with glued fittings. We will buy material in your Mulberry, FL store.
Thanks,
Jack


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Answer from NGA
April 25, 2010

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You can use either. The ground doesn't freeze in Florida (although plants can be nipped by a cold snap) so you can use PVC or flexible funny pipe for your sprinkler system. I'd go with the material you find easiest to use - either will work in Florida. Best wishes with your project!

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