Landscape Irrigation Cycling Quick Guide

Date of Publication
November 10, 2022
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Runoff from landscape irrigation systems is a major source of water loss in Texas. Runoff is more common in compacted and clay soils, and on slopes. To prevent runoff and water waste, it is best to divide long, daily runtimes into two or more shorter cycles. Multiple shorter cycles during the day are better than increasing the number of watering days during the week. (2 pages)

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