Q. When will the irrigation water be turned on and off for the season? A. The water will be turned on during the week of April 15th (takes about 4 days) and turned off during the week of October 15th (takes 1-2 days).
Q. What is a main control valve? A. The main control valve (MCV) is the valve that shuts off all irrigation water to the property.
Q. Can I borrow a main control valve key from Bountiful Irrigation? A. Yes, anytime Monday through Friday from 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Q. Can I buy a main control valve key from Bountiful Irrigation? A. Yes, they are $30 dollars.
Q. In which direction do I turn my main control valve to shut it off? A. Clockwise a 1/4 of a turn will shut your valve off.
Q. Where is my main control valve located? A. The location of valves will vary for every property. Typically it can be found in your park strip or just behind the curb if there is no park strip. If you do not find it in the park strip it is most likely just behind your sidewalk. Most valves are marked on the curb with a PURPLE arrow. However, you may find a faded yellow or blue arrow instead.
Q. What am I looking for when locating my main control valve? A. Main control valves typically have a Curb Box on them. Most of the time you are looking for a curb box lid that is about 4" in diameter and made of cast iron.
Q. When can I water my lawn? A. You may water from 6:00 P.M. to 10:00 A.M. No watering is allowed from 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.
Q. How do I pay for irrigation water? A. The water charge is assessed on your property tax bill. The water is not metered and the assessment is based on property size. You are free to use as much as you NEED but please don't waste it by over watering, or leaving water running unattended.
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