30+ French Drain Yard Flooding Pics. Simple, easy project for the do it yourselfer. French drain with catch basin is the best way to solve a back your flood.
This is an easy diy french drain project for any homeowner looking for a cheap drainage solution.this might not be an expensive project but it will produce. Officially a french drain is a gravel drain with no pipe. It collects subsurface water from low spots in the yard or under your crawlspace.
First, a trench is dug with a slope in the direction you want the water to.
It is used to direct surface water or groundwater away from a flooding in a backyard. A french drain, or curtain drain, removes excess surface water so you won't need hip boots to cut the grass. French drain systems/pipes by nds pro that convey and infiltrate stormwater. The water just collects in and travels through in a gravel or stone filled channel that starts from the surface or just below it.