Originated From
5min

Back yard drainage

What's the best type of drainage needed for back yard? Drainage must go to front of house to storm drain. Roughly 100 to 150 ft.


Liked this question? Tell your friends about it

Answers

An estimated 60% of homeowners have some type of drainage problem in their yard. Standing water in your yard can kill grass and other landscaped plants as well as harbor pests such as disease-carrying mosquitoes. With a little work, a wet yard can almost always be drained. The only exception being the extremely rare case of a low water table that pushes water up to the surface. An in ground yard drainage system is the perfect long-term solution to keep your yard dry and free of standing water.

  • Identify any depressions in your yard where water may be standing.
  • Before digging, call your utilities companies to make sure you will not rupture any underground phone, cable, water or gas lines buried under your yard.
  • Dig your drainage ditch and overflow well (if applicable).
  • Lay your pipe and drainage tiles.
  • Monitor for drainage effectiveness.

Related Questions

Other people asked questions on similar topics, check out the answers they received:

Asked: IT Solutions in Dubai and IT Solution Provider in ...

I need Managed IT Solutions for my consultancy company based in Dubai. Can anyone recommend a reliable IT Solution Provider in Dubai or anywhere in UAE (Abu Dhabi, Sharjah)? I did some research an ...

Asked: Security solution

longing for some security consulting solution?

Asked: Using Apple Authorized Backup Solutions

Is it a good idea to use backup solutions for a small business from an Apple authorized dealer?

Ask a Question... We'll forward it to people who know

More Questions

Do i need a yard sale permit in West Friendship MD?

The information you need should be a simple phone call to City Hall and the best way to find your answer. alexis Laws vary by county, city and state . . . even the police department should be able to answer your question or give you the phone number that you need. The phone numbers will be listed ...

Owners right to use yard for storage without informing renter

Information can be found in ARS (http://www.azleg.gov/ArizonaRevisedStatutes.asp). I doubt that she has any power to dictate to the owners of the property, but it seem likely that the non-disclosure would certainly give her grounds to break the lease.

What to take for upset stomach caused from sinus drainage?

Sip on a mug of hot Chicken Broth - add a few Seasoned Croutons on top. This will help keep you hydrated & improve your feeling of well being. Sleep propped up on (2) pillows to help keep your sinuses from dripping into your throat.

Related from 5min

How to Build a Rock Garden

Rock gardens can be an attractive, practical landscaping solution, and are a great way to add color and texture to your lawn. Gord Nickel explains how to build and...

Drought Friendly Landscaping Popular at Home & Landscape Show

Sacramento vendors featuring drought friendly solutions for yards were in high demand at this year’s Home & Landscape Show.

American Water CEO on the Future of Supplies and Infrastructure Solutions

Water futures aren't currently traded like other commodities but that doesn't mean there's isn't a way for investors looking to jump in. Susan Story is the CEO of...

Floodwaters Gush Over Beautiful Israel Landscape

See Israel’s Zin river come alive in this dramatic natural recording. Major storms have disrupted life in the country in the first few weeks of 2015 and prompted the...

Time Lapse: Stunning Countryside Landscapes in Spain

David de los Santos Gil showcases the hidden and beautiful landscapes of Guadalajara, Spain in this incredible time lapse. It combines the most secret places of the...
More Powered by