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Document and Entity Information
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
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Document Information [Line Items]  
Entity Registrant Name PENTAIR plc
Entity Central Index Key 0000077360
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer
Entity Emerging Growth Company false
Entity Small Business false
Document Type 10-Q
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2019
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1
Amendment Flag false
Trading Symbol PNR
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding 171,891,940