Effective July 2022
RITCHIE INDUSTRIES, INC.
Ritchie Industries, Inc., hereinafter referred to as Ritchie Industries, gives a LIMITED
WARRANTY for the period of time(s) stated herein, subject to certain limitations, on your new
watering system against defects in material or workmanship when properly installed, set up,
operated, and maintained in accordance with the instructions and recommendations set forth by
Ritchie Industries, including in the Installation Instructions. The warranty excludes labor and
The warranty is transferable to the next purchaser of the watering system prior to expiration of the warranty period, but any such transfer will not extend the original warranty term. Proof of purchase must be submitted with any warranty claim, and all warranty claims shall be processed through an Authorized Ritchie Dealer or Distributor.
Ritchie Industries’ liability for any defects in material or workmanship with respect to accepted goods shall be limited to repairing the goods or replacing them as Ritchie Industries shall elect. Parts used in warranty repairs will be warranted for the balance of the water system’s warranty period, with all parts replaced under warranty becoming the property of Ritchie Industries.
The limited warranty periods begin upon delivery of the watering system to the original purchaser. Upon delivery of the goods, purchaser assumes all liability, including but not limited for all personal injury and property damage, resulting from the handling, possession, or use of the goods.
WARRANTY COVERAGE AND LIMITATIONS
Limitations of Warranties and Remedies
Ritchie Industries’ watering systems are designed and manufactured to provide years of reliable use when installed and operated consistent with Ritchie Industries’ instructions and recommendations. However, the potential for improper installation, modifications and misuse of the goods exists. Therefore, the limited warranty provided shall be as follows:
This limited warranty shall not apply to any appearance items and shall not apply to any product which has been subject to misuse, abuse, abnormal service or handling, negligence, or accident, nor to any product that is installed and/or used contrary to Ritchie Industries’ installation instructions and instructions for use. The limited warranty shall also not apply to any product whose exterior has been damaged or otherwise defaced, that has been repaired, altered, or modified by anyone, other than Ritchie Industries, in a way so as in Ritchie Industries’ judgment it adversely affects the product’s operation, performance, durability, or intended use, nor to any product where removal of parts, modification(s) or use of parts or accessories not manufactured or approved by Ritchie Industries has caused damage.
Exclusions of Liability
EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY STATED HEREIN, RITCHIE INDUSTRIES MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE EXCLUDED FROM THIS LIMITED WARRANTY. TO THE EXTENT THEY CANNOT BE DISCLAIMED, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE LIFE OF THE EXPRESS WARRANTY. THIS LIMITED WARRANTY EXCLUDES INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, AND SPECIAL DAMAGES. THIS EXCLUSION OF CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, AND SPECIAL
DAMAGES IS INDEPENDENT FROM AND SHALL SURVIVE ANY FINDING THAT THE EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FAILED OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. THE REMEDIES SET FORTH IN THIS LIMITED WARRANTY ARE THE ONLY REMEDIES AVAILABLE TO ANY PERSON UNDER THIS WARRANTY. SOME STATES/PROVINCES DO NOT ALLOW FOR THE DISCLAIMERS, LIMITATIONS, AND
EXCLUSIONS IDENTIFIED ABOVE AND, AS A RESULT, THEY MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
No agent, employee or representative of Ritchie Industries, and no Ritchie Industries Dealer/Distributor, is authorized to bind Ritchie Industries to any representation or warranty regarding the goods except as specifically included in this limited warranty.
|Poly Units||Base, top and ball closures.
Ten year limited against manufacturing defect.
100% first five years, then declining 20% per year for the remaining five years.
|Stainless Steel Units||Stainless trough and stainless valve chamber frame. Ten-year limited warranty,
plus ten years of corrosion coverage, at 100% for entire 10-year period.
|Component Parts||All component parts, such as floats, valves, heating elements.
One year from the date of purchase against manufacturing defect, 100%.