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Cork: City of Trench Drains

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Cork, Ireland is a trench drain paradise. Cork is settled at a low point just inland of the southern coast of Ireland where the River Lee flows into the Celtic Sea. At 187 feet above sea level, the city center is an island created by a split in the river. You’ll run across trench drain everywhere you […]

Trench Drains Defined

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Trench drain systems are the unsung heroes of water control. Alternately called troughs, channels or gutters, trench drain systems really do play a big role in controlling water. They evacuate surface water, contain chemical spills and protect utility lines. With solid covers or grating that sit flush with the adjoining surface, trench drains are commonly made […]