No, PLD should not be used under turf because of the likelihood of root intrusion. PLD can be buried up to 6 inches (15cm) under grade for other plant material. The most common installation is on grade but under mulch.
Hunter now manufactures PLD-ESD and Eco-Mat for subsurface applications. PLD-ESD and Eco-Mat has 16mm and 17mm models available with 12"emitter spacing and a .6 GPM emitter.
So why not just use naked drip tubing after all it's much cheaper? There are two significant issues that need to be addressed:
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