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Pressure regulators are only designed to work if there is some flow through them. If there is no flow, even a tiny amount of leakage through the regulator will eventually equalize the pressure on each side. One major brand name includes the statement "do not use at flow rates less than 5% of the maximum rating for the device" in their ...


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It seems reasonable, however, it might tend to clog up/ provide inconsistent water distribution a lot. And maybe check to be sure the roof runoff wouldn't have tar or nutrients poor for the flowers etc. If unimpeded it would be inappropriate during a heavy rain. Regulating the water would be problematical, even if it didn't clog up, just as in regular ...


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A twin faucet outlet simplifies things. If you really need to irrigate both trees and sprinkler at same time just add a metafim reducer to the line supplying the trees.ideally a twin faucet with two timers separating irrigation times giving you full pressure for the sprinkling application. And as I mentioned metafim have a range of inline pressure reducers ...


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