Sub-surface Drainage System Service

There are several options available for draining excess subsurface water to a specific depth from the soil profile.

The most suited drainage system is influenced by:

  • Soil type
  • Topography
  • Rainfall
  • Outfall type and location.

Drainage systems are expensive to install but, if they're well maintained, their benefits outweigh their initial cost.

Subsurface drainage provides many long-term sustainability intangible benefits, such as:

  1. Improvement in soil health due to the increased aeration of the soil
  2. Increased responses to fertilizer use
  3. Reduced mineral imbalances in the soil and sometimes in the plants as well
  4. Prevention or reduction of salinity (if in its early stages)

There are 4 main types of subsurface drainage systems:

  1. Corrugated and PVC slotted subsurface pipes
  2. Mole drainage (including mole drains, mole drains over collector pipe systems and gravel mole drains)
  3. Interceptor drains
  4. Ground water pumps.