How do I turn the water off to my sprinkler system?
Keeping this in view, where is the main shut off valve for a sprinkler system?
Locate the main shutoff valve on your irrigation system. It is between the main water supply to your home and the sprinkler controller. Alternately, the main shutoff is located outdoors near a faucet bib. The main valve may be in a box in this area to protect it from the elements.
Subsequently, question is, how do I turn off and drain my sprinkler system? Manual Drain Valve
- Locate the manual drain valves situated downstream of each zone valve.
- Turn off the water supply by closing the main valve to the sprinkler system.
- Open all the manual drain valves for each zone in the system, and leave them open so that all the water drains from the pipes and sprinkler heads.
Simply so, do all sprinkler systems have a master valve?
A master valve is an automatic valve, typically an electric solenoid type valve, that is installed at the point where the irrigation system connects to the water supply. Most, but not all, irrigation controllers have a master valve circuit built in to them.
Where is sprinkler valve located?
Sometimes the valves are located above ground, usually near where the source pipe emerges from the house to split into various irrigation zones. In this case, it's usually quite easy to find the valves. Often the valves are located inside one or more in-ground valve boxes.