The Irrigation Association settled on Lower Quarter Distribution Uniformity as the measurement for sprinkler performance many years ago. Easy, but time consuming, to measure and very simple to calculate.
Users often ask how much electrical cost they will experience operating a pump or aerator motor. Simple enough to determine using information found on the motor or manufacture’s literature and a bill from their electric company.
Personal experience has taught me many times that a poorly made wire splice is a costly problem. Even well made splices can go bad which only highlights the need to do wire splices right the first time. Certainly you know this too.
Remember, when you are looking to improve or maintain your property value and enhance the curb appeal, make sure you don’t over look your pond. It can be a tremendous asset or an eye soar and the difference can be as simple as aeration.
Excess water is never good for a landscape. Any landscaper will tell you they have replaced many a tree or shrub that has been killed by too much water. Add to that the mess, unsightly appearance, and maintenance problems poorly drained areas cause.