Category Archives: Mr Retic’s Reports

Reticulation Installation Challenge

This job turned out to be a great backyard Install. The home owners had been saving up for a while to make sure they got everything they wanted. Other reticulation/irrigation installers said that it wasn't possible running a reticulation system right off the mains water supply and they would have to use the rear tap […]

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Broken Retic Wires at the Worst Time

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It’s the last thing you need when new turf has been laid over the weekend. One of your stations is failing to come on and your lawn is in danger of dying. We were called out this week to find out why one of the stations weren’t coming on. After a few diagnostic checks in […]

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Retic Controllers of the Future

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Retic Controllers of the future are here now, and if you haven’t seen these Reticulation Controllers around you are missing out… In the Domestic market in my opinion these are the leaders in water saving smart *ET controllers. If your looking for a new Reticulation Controller these are the future and the way to go […]

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Reticulation Repairs, Alterations and Lawn Care

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What a change can be made when you know how your reticulation system had been designed. Also understanding the benefits of being waterwise, knowledgeable of the local environment and irrigation systems. We have taken this almost dead lawn and turned it around in a matter of weeks. Mostly by understating the the sprinkler nozzles that […]

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Programming Your Retic Control Box

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It’s always a bit difficult understanding your new reticulation controller, and how to program it for your watering requirements. The attached link shows you how to program a Hunter X-Core controller, Presently they are one of the most popular Retic Controllers in Perth. In this video I try and give you a brief understanding on […]

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Spring is here 

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Well it didn’t feel like it this morning Perth waking up to 3’C, but today is the first day of Spring. The bees are on que, letting us know it will be warming up soon.  As of today 1st of September you can now turn your Reticulation systems back on. While the weather is a […]

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Retic In Tight Spaces 

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I was called out to investigate a reticulation water leak for a leak allowance reimbursement for this property, as the owner received a whopping water bill that was in the thousands. There was a crack in the connection between the master solenoid and the isolation valve so water was continually flowing 24/7. This kind of […]

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Reticulation & Turf Installation 

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It was a cold start to the day doing this winter Reticulation and Turf Installation I was glad to see the sun come out as I was re-installing the reticulation. This client had asked me to review their retic installation as they were not entirely happy with the original outcome. I really don’t like to […]

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Waterwise Reticulation

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For the last few seasons I have been installing these Hunter Solar Sync ET (evapotranspiration) Weater stations. They have been a real water saving benefit to the home owner, small business, and commercial properties. Calculating the onsite weather conditions, then adjusting the water delivery requirements to give the optimum watering levels for the healthy nourishment and […]

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Winter Water Use

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G’day Guys, If you haven’t realised already it the 1st of June tomorrow and it has come that time of year again to turn off your Retic control boxes. The Water Corporation calls the 1 June to the 31 August their “Winter Sprinkler Ban”. So don’t get caught out, as on the spot fines start […]

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