Tag Archives: Water Drainage

Trench Drain in Brazil

Goodness Gracious! I just returned from a pleasure/business trip to Brazil.  Though the weather was good at times, the majority of my stay was overcast and rainy. I have no complaints on the +80 degree weather in January, however. I was given time to see some torrential rainfalls and a steady use of drainage systems […]

Trench Drain in the Black Hills

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This summer, I had the opportunity to view more trench drain at various National Monuments. This time, I visited the Black Hills and viewed the trench drain marvels of Devil’s Tower and Mount Rushmore. Trench Drain at Mount Rushmore I went to Mount Rushmore 25 years ago on my way to Field Camp (to study […]

Memorials & Museums: Trench Drain Grates in D.C

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While my daughter was in town this March, we took a weekend trip to Washington DC to see some sights. While checking out the monuments (and getting a little sentimental), I saw two interesting trench drains. Trench Drain at the Lincoln Memorial Steps These drains must have looked beautiful when they were originally installed at the […]

Driveway Drainage Problems

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One of the most common trench drain questions we receive is from homeowners who need help solving driveway drainage problems. (Q) My driveway slopes down from the road toward the house. Rain water tends to flow into the garage and lower house during heavy down pours. How can I stop my garage from flooding? (A) Installing […]

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 […]

Hello Trench Drain Users!!!!

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Trench Drain Blog Announces its own Birth! Thanks for stopping into this information site. We are the world’s first blog about trench drain. Right now, it might seem a little silly having a blog about a type of construction supply. But believe me: you’ll be seeing more and more information site and discussion boards from our […]