We knew the sprinkler system was going to be installed soon, but we didn’t know it was going to start today until we saw the landlord and the sprinkler company show up at our house today.  They said they should be done sometime on Friday this week, so a nice quick turnaround.

They are dividing the yard up into 6 or 7 zones, each one having the ability to be programmed to water for a specified amount of time.  They have to run water lines all around the entire yard, with control valves and sprinklers here and there.  They will even dig a tunnel underneath the sidewalk in 2 places to run water to underground drip lines just to water the small strips of grass between the sidewalk and the road.

Here’s the work they were able to get done today so far: