Sheetflow Erosion & Sediment Control Heavy Civil Construction

April 7, 2018

Pipe Slope Drain is Too Short

Pipe slope drains are a great best management practice for conveying water down to the base of a slope. Water allowed to flow over a slope will cause rills and gullies to form, depositing tons of sediment at the bottom of the slope. This clip shows a good application of a pipe slope drain, except the pipe doesn’t go to the base of the slope.

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