Make it automatic!
To Install Automatic Sprinkler Valves - Manifold Connection
Automatic sprinkler valves can be installed by
screwing them onto the swivel manifold system.
Tips from the video:
When you’re attaching your valves to the manifold, attach the o-ring
to the valve first.
will be arrows on the valve to show which way the water is supposed
to flow. The water flows
in the direction of the arrows.
the nipple with rubber o-ring into the automatic sprinkler valve.
the other side of the nipple onto the manifold.
the turnseal clockwise with Teflon tape.
the pipe to the turnseal.