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The cause of the seepage is that the system is simply being overwhelmed. During a heavy rain, your dry-well fills quickly, as the downspouts are fed into it. If they didn't feed into there, you'd stand half a chance of the drain system doing what it's supposed to: drain those wells (as opposed to filling them). Those rocks, with their proximity to the (...


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Look at a typical "dry well" install - basically terminate the pipe into a blob of crushed rock, or an actual void/hole/tube punched full of holes, so the water can filter out. Just stopping the pipe underground will not work well. In an essentially non-freezing climate there should be little problem with this - they can be done well in freezing climates, ...


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There are two many questions in this to do a good job of answering so I will tackel the most important one. I would build a French drain from above the house along the property line (the higher up the property you can afford to go and at least 3' deep). The depth will help pull all the water both surface and topsoil water movement. if you also have water ...


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A lot of the water is coming from the road. I would recommend raising the grade closer to the road so the water pools along the edge of the road instead of on your property. That is the road slopes to the side and continues sloping down on your property. You need to change it so the grade levels off on the side of the road and then slopes back up a small ...



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