What is water pressure?

What is water pressure? 2017-05-31T19:24:36+00:00

What is water pressure?

Pressure-Gauge-Kit-For-In-Line-Drip-Tape-InstallationWhy is water pressure important for drip irrigation systems?

Water pressure is the amount of force pushing the flow of water.

It’s measured in pounds per square inch (PSI). A low cost pressure gauge can easily measure your water pressure.

Knowing your starting pressure helps determine whether or not you need a pressure regulator.

Regular household pressure is often around 45 PSI.

Did You Know?

  • Drip irrigation systems use approximately 75% LESS water than your average sprinkler systems and 20% less than a soaker hose!

  • With drip irrigation, water is delivered directly to the root zone, decreasing the amount of water lost to evaporation and overspray.

  • Drip irrigation eliminates leaf wetness, delivering healthier. more quality flowers and produce.

  • By simply adding a timer to the end of your hose, you can schedule your watering for the best time of day for your plants without having to think!
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