Download French Drains In Backyard Gif. A good french drain is perforated pipe surrounded by gravel. A french drain is the most common solution to many backyard drainage problems, but sometimes, all you need is a drainage ditch.
It thoroughly depicts detail by detail how a. If ground water accumulates in your lawn, erosion could damage your home by seeping into the basement or foundation. This is true particularly if you only need to divert surface runoff that may occur during a heavy rain.
I did most of the digging of the trenches for french drains.
While some types of these drains. You can read more about it in french's seminal 1859 book, farm drainage (does this make him a french author?), in what are the components of a french drain system? My backyard is relatively flat and i like that but we get a lot of water running toward our house after heavy rains and. If water continues to invade your basement despite seemingly adequate outdoor drainage, then you might need to install a french drain indoors.