This mechanical hose timer activates sprinkler or soaker hose system for desired time intervals, allowing you to control irrigation of your garden, lawn or flowerbed. This convenient solution conserves water and uses it more efficiently without installing any complex equipment or changing the layout of your watering system. The mechanical operation of the water hose timer is simple to use, reliable in work and doesn't require additional maintenance. It is easy to install and set to function due to its "out-of-the-box" and intuitive design. You can manually turn it off or on at any time or manually adjust the timer from 15 to 120 minutes with just a turn of the dial. Durable construction and casing allow you to use this mechanical hose timer for an extended lifetime. It is compatible with 1/2", 5/8" or 3/4" diameter hoses.