What are Dry Well Drainage Systems?

dry well drainage systems

We often get asked “What are dry well drainage systems?” Dry wells are one of the earliest models of a water runoff management system. This type of drainage system disposes of water by dispersing it into the ground to reach groundwater. It is a type of passive structure, as the gravity encourages water flow into pipes along the top portion of the system. The water then discharges through smaller openings along the sides and bottom.

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What are Grassy Swale Drainage Systems?

Grassy Swale Drainage Systems

We often get asked “What are grassy swale drainage systems?” A swale is an area of your lawn which is carefully graded to direct water. A swale may not be visibly noticeable. This is because it can be as little as a 1 inch drop of every ten feet to provide enough flow for it to be effective. It helps dissipate water over a larger area, or directs the water to a bog planting or a drain.

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The Effects of Frozen Irrigation Systems and How to Prevent Frozen Pipes

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Sprinklers help keep your lawn healthy and looking its best. However, winterizing your irrigation system prevents the water from freezing inside the system and causing damage. We will discuss the effects of not properly preparing for winter and how to prevent frozen pipes and winter damage to an irrigation system.

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How to Winterize Your Irrigation System in Texas

How to winterize your irrigation system

The chilly air of fall and winter is finally descending upon us in Texas. As you prepare for colder weather with chores such as cleaning your fireplace or servicing your heating and cooling system, consider winterizing your irrigation system as well. We have put together a few tips on how to winterize your irrigation system in Texas.

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