A french drain system is a multi-functional system that can drain water away from unwanted collection areas and relocate the water in suitable areas. A french drain can also act as a storage location for water until the water has had time to absorb back into the ground in approved areas. A french drain is usually a gravel filled trench with a perforated pipe in the center.
DRY CREEK BEDS
Dry creek beds are an aesthetically pleasing way to control water run-off and drainage issues in high visibility areas, while adding natural beauty to the landscape. Dry creek beds can be blended into any type of landscape or design with ease. A dry creek bed can be used as a overflow system or a primary system depending upon your particular conditions.
Flooding driveways sometime require special drains in the concrete or asphalt. Channel drains are one method of driveways drainage that can alleviate a flooding driveway. A channel drain cut into the driveway to catch running water or drain standing water usually connects to a drain tile system that drains the water to an acceptable location.
GUTTERS & DOWN SPOUTS
Down spouts are a necessity for all homes & buildings, but their use can cause large amounts of water to be collected in small areas, usually near the concrete foundations.By connecting down spouts to a drainage system, the water can be relocated to a more suitable area or to and lawn area to be reabsorbed far from the foundation.