Now get ready to do some math. It takes about 0.623 gallons of** water** per square foot (just over a half gallon) to cover your lawn with one inch of** water.** To figure out how much** water** you need to use to reach that one-inch mark, multiply the length of your yard by its width. This is called its square footage.

Running a typical **sprinkler** from a standard garden hose (5/8”) for one hour uses gallons of **water**; if you run it three times per week, that is gallons per month. If you run the **sprinkler** three times a week during a 90-day billing cycle, you will add gallons of **water** to your usage.

## How Much Water Does a Sprinkler Use Per Hour?

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In this way, you can measure how many gallons of water were used in 10 minutes. To determine how many gallons of water would be used in an hour, multiply the gallons/10 minutes figure by 6. To …

Just lay **out** your 5/8

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## How much water does a sprinkler system use?

If you can’t test yet and want to know a ballpark figure, the Division of Water Resources in Utah notes that rotary heads, which turn and spray water at different parts of the yard, can use between 0.6 and 0.8 inches of water per hour. Stationary spray heads can use more than double that, from 1.5 to 1.7 inches per hour.

## How do you calculate how much water an oscillating sprinkler uses?

Add the GPMs of each sprinkler head to estimate how much water overall you’re using each minute. You can find the number of inches of water an oscillating sprinkler will spray over time with the collection method.

## How long does it take to water a sprinkler to work?

Measure how much water fell into each can; average those figures and multiply by 4 if you ran the sprinklers for 15 minutes, or 3 if you ran them for 20 minutes, to get inches per hour. Note that this doesn’t include evaporation, so do this test when you normally water.

## How do you calculate gallons per hour for sprinklers?

To determine how many gallons of water would be used in an hour, multiply the gallons/10 minutes figure by 6. To make things even simpler, check your home’s water meter when you first turn on your sprinklers. This should be located near the location where water enters your home from the supply line.