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Retaining Walls for Driveways and Parking lots

01/02/2018 Retaining Walls For Driveways and Parking Lots: What You Need to Know ... Like any other landscaping element water is the mortal enemy of driveways and …

Retaining Wall Drainage: How to Drain Water Properly - Pool …

For proper drainage the first 12 inches of space behind a retaining wall should be filled with crushed stone or gravel. This is so that when water gets into the space it does not become bogged down in soil but instead can flow down the wall to the drains or weep holes.

How To Properly Add Drainage To Your Retaining Wall

When A Drainage Pipe Is Required Behind The WallWhat Is A Drainage System?Closing ThoughtsEvery retaining wall should include drainage stone behind the wall. Though it is a good idea to install a drainage pipe on all walls there are certain situations where a perforated drain pipe is absolutely necessary. Below are several scenarios that require a drainage pipe behind the wall: 1. Walls with a height greater or equal to 4-ftas measured from the foundation to the top of the wall. The segmental blocks cannot hold the weight of that much water by themselves. Also walls greater than 4-ft can cause catast…

Outdoor Drainage Project: Retaining Wall in Small Backyard - KG ...

06/02/2020 The old wood retaining walls were too tall after the dirt behind them had eroded and sunk down. There were no drainage solutions behind the wood retaining walls so water would seep through them and collect down below. Lastly the wood walls were just not that attractive to look at. The other goal of the project was to fix the area down below the wall.