French Drain on a Flat Property That Retains Water
We are putting in a French drain system. We are running a French drain on both sides of the property because this property is extremely flat and retains a lot of water. We are going to get water out of here by taking it to a stone channel leading to a storm drain that we built with a lift pump to push the water out and over the seawall.
On this side, the stone and the pipe are not in the trench yet, but you can see the excavation is done and the fabric has been laid.
The other side has been completed with the stone and the pipe in the trench. The two sides come together and run parallel at this point with the trench becoming 24 inches wide. Each of these pipes can move up to 240 gallons of water a minute, this system is going to easily get rid of water during heavy rainfall.