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Free Sprinkler Checkups#

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A free sprinkler checkup helps you save water by using your sprinkler system more effectively. Participants receive a system evaluation and watering schedule, while learning how to find leaks and keep vegetation healthy all summer long.

Checkups are scheduled on weekdays and take approximately 90 minutes for automated, below-ground systems and 30 minutes for non-automated watering.

Homeowners and renters who receive their water from Fort Collins Utilities, ELCO, or Fort Collins-Loveland Water District are eligible. HOA common areas and commercial properties are not.

Sprinkler System Tips#

The video below offers some helpful tips for your irrigation system. If you don't have an underground system and water with a hose, check out our non-automated watering tips.

Sprinkler Obstructions#

Learn more about common sprinkler head obstructions.

Residential Sprinkler Equipment Rebates#

If you are making improvements to your sprinkler system, Fort Collins Utilities offers rebates on qualifying equipment.

Do-It-Yourself Sprinkler Checkup Kit#

Borrow a kit with all the equipment and instructions you need to conduct a self-checkup of your system. Email sprinklers@fcgov.com or call 970-416-2666 to reserve a kit.


Did You Know?

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