Thanks. It's been a long haul to get it done, but we really are loving it.
I do have a technical question. This may be confusing, but I need help.
The water feature is run by a low pressure, high volume pump. Irrigation pressure is provided by a booster pump located near my valve manifold. The booster pump is a pressure drop start pump. That is, when an irrigation valve opens, the pump starts running automatically.
Here's the tricky part. The feed for the booster pump "tees" off the low pressure, high volume line that runs the water feature. This means that when I call for irrigation, the water feature MUST be running. Right now, I have the water feature on an electronic timer. The timer runs the water feature from 3AM-6AM (morning irrigation time), and from 5PM-7PM (evening irrigation time). I can also override the timer by pressing a button to run the water feature if we are in the yard, entertaining, etc.
Though this setup works, I'm concerned about keeping the water feature timer and the irrigation controller on the same timing.
What I would like to do is use a Pump Start Relay to start the water feature pump when irrigation is called for. But I'd also like to be able to override the pump start relay to run the pump manually when irrigation is not called for so I can run the water feature...
HELP ME! I'm too thick to figure this one out myself.
Hack (a.k.a. Jeff)