Landscape Drainage Systems
Uses for Landscape and Yard Drainage Systems
Where could you use a Drainage System?
Low Grade Areas in Yard or Landscape
Saturated grounds can lead to severe damage in the integrity of your foundation, this can lead to water finding it's way into the basement.
Sitting water causes muddy areas which attract a number of insects and mold effecting your landscape and yard.
Surface and Sub-Surface Systems
Surface Drainage System
This system works on the removal of water from the surface level.
Land grading, shallow ditches and dry creeks (as shown in image) work to collect water and spill out to a specific location, sometimes even leading to a sub-surface system.
Sub-Surface Drainage System
This system works on removing excess water retention in the soil.
Underground water collections are composed with a number of materials including pipes, gravel, and Geo-textile fabric.
These materials work together to filter, collect, and direct water to a specific location.