EB-6229: Understanding and Installing Drainage Systems
drainage systems information sheet

210550, 15; 227550, 85;
Email: d-porter@tamu.edu

Product Code: EB-6229

Free electronic download.  Farmers can increase yields and net returns by installing artificial drainage systems on soils that have poor natural drainage. This publication explains why artificial drainage is needed on some soils, the types of drainage systems, drainage design considerations, and the steps and economics in installing a relief drainage system. Go to: B-6229 to order printed copies. (12 pages, 15 figures, 3 tables)  By: Juan Enciso, Xavier Peries, Dean Santistevan, Luis Ribera