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Driveway not draining properly

Discussion in 'In the Garden' started by molko, 10 Sep 2012.

  1. molko

    molko

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    Hi

    We have a drainage problem at my house, basically the front drive which is gravelled floods to a depth which is of some concern (4-5 inches of water).

    One of the reasons is becuase the guttering downpipe justs goes straight onto the drive - there is no drain. However the other side of the drive there is a drain which is the exit pipe from the kitchen/dishwasher.

    I'm wondering what my options are, can I take pipe from the guttering downpipe across the drive and into the the other drain.

    FYI The house is a self build (not me ) we have a septic tank

    Also how much would i expect to pay for someone to do the above ? Any recommdations for firms/people in Preston.


    Thanks
     
  2. jdpjamesp

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    Struggling to visualise the setup. Could you take a couple of pics please?
     
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