What to think about when designing a new drainage system


Factors to consider

  • Drain depth
  • Drain spacing
  • Outfall availability and gradient
  • Drain diameter
  • Use of permeable backfill
  • Site

To install a comprehensive field drainage system it is essential to employ a specialist land drainage contractor with access to specialist machinery that can install and backfill drains rapidly.

To find out more have a look at the ADDB Field Drainage Guide which looks at the principles, installation and maintenance issues.



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