How often should you water new sod?

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New sod sod is a beautiful thing! 

It takes just a little loving care to keep it looking beautiful and green. 

Water new sod 2x per day for the first 10 days. Water the sod long enough to soak the top half inch of soil. Typically about 25-30 mins with manual set up sprinklers and about 10-15 mins with sprinkler system.

Another way to tell if your new sod is getting enough water is it should leave foot prints in the sod. If it is firm water more often. 

After the initial 10 days cut back to 1x per day for 25 mins. 

Then finally 10 days 1x per day for 10 mins. 

Your sod should be established by then.