A Channel or Trench Drain is a linear drain used to quickly evacuate ground water. Channel drains include grating and intercepts water along the entire run of the channel. Channel drainage is typically manufactured from concrete, steel, polymers or composites. The interception rate of channel drainage is greater than point drainage and the excavation required is usually much less deep. Channel drains were designed to eliminate the need of parallel piping systems.
Drainage Solutions: Drainage is an essential aspect of landscape design. Oftentimes, landscape designers can utilize the landscape itself in order to assist in evacuating ground and surface water before an excess of it can damage the landscape or existing buildings. Two types of drainage systems, which are frequently confused for one another, are Channel and French drains. Utilizing these graphics may help you in clearing up any confusion!