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What do the French have to do with this? Watch to see how to prevent flooding at your property. Peter and Michael discuss exactly how it works.
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French Drain is not:
- High end Drain
El Nino Silicon Valley and San Francisco Expect:
- Lots of rain which may lead to flooding due to poor drainage.
- Water follows path of least resistance
Critical: Divert water away from property
If the street is higher than your property, how do you ensure the water doesn’t flood your property?
Clay Soil in SF Bay Area
- Doesn’t drain as fast
- Put a sloped pipe with channel to drain water
- Pipe with holes will allow for further draining
The Pipe can get:
- Cover with debris (leaves, dirt, gravel)
- Weed fabric
- Add drainage sock
Final destination of drain:
- Pit or dry creek bed
- Temporary to Street
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