I filled in all the details of my lawn and zones accurately. I understand that the suggest time is the EPA suggested time based on my details but this number is ridiculously high. Last summer with my old controller I watered each zone for 15 minutes 3 times a week and did great. With my new RainMachine it's suggested I water each zone for 57 minutes! What's going on? I bought this to help make watering decisions based on the environment and weather but this seems way off. In the middle of summer will I be watering for 8 hours a day?
Moving past those issues I set my suggested time at 20% of the crazy high number. When I do that and look at my program timer the time has doubled. If zone one is going to be 12m 22s, on the program screen it shows 37m 08s. And with just this one zone configured my total watering time is 37m 08s. What am I doing wrong?
Current details of program:
Weather-adaptive watering is on
Start Time 05:30
Frequency Mon, Thurs
Cycle Soal - Auto
Delay between zones - Off
Rain Restriction - Off
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