Sprinkler riser? Add comments I saw this sprinkler riser at a rest stop in Oregon recently. Can you tell what’s wrong here? You can click on the image to see and enlarged view. Subscribe: Share this:ShareEmailFacebookTwitterGoogle +1Print 7 Responses to “Sprinkler riser?” john kosheluk says: January 6, 2013 at 10:43 am to low Reply admin says: January 6, 2013 at 11:34 am Not quite the answer I was looking for. See anything else wrong? Reply john kosheluk says: January 6, 2013 at 4:13 pm head is a 360 circle Reply john kosheluk says: January 7, 2013 at 5:42 pm head is 360 Reply admin says: January 7, 2013 at 9:55 pm The problem I noticed is something to do with the piping. john kosheluk says: January 8, 2013 at 6:17 pm what is worng with the piping admin says: January 11, 2013 at 10:47 pm The piping is PVC. PVC pipe above ground doesn’t do well in sunlight. It discolors and becomes brittle. A better solution would be to use a Schedule 80 PVC nipple that is stronger than the PVC pipe and is gray in color so it will handle the sunlight better. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Name (required) E-mail (required) URI Your Comment You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong> Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.