Drinking Valve Leaking
No Flow from the Drinking Valve
If you are unable to get water fto flow from the valve when the Stem is actuated, check the following:
Winterization of a Watering System
The Edstrom Automated Watering System has been designed for use in facilities not exposed to freezing temperatures. Although the Flex-Tube system is very seldom damaged by effects of freezing temperatures, there is no easy method to protect it from freezing. The use of electrical heat tapes with the Flex-Tube system is NOT recommended. Some of the methods used by producers to deal with over-night mild freezing temperatures include:
The Rigid PVC Pipe System is more susceptible to damage by water freezing inside the lines. Therefore PVC distribution lines should be drained to avoid the possibility of the pipe or fittings being split by freezing water.
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