Drainage is a crucial aspect of any well-functioning retaining wall. Retaining wall drainage ensures soil stability by preventing erosion while improving water management by directing rainfall in a way that reduces standing water and potential property damage. At Aqua Solutions Plumbing, we specialise in providing retaining wall drainage solutions for clients across New South Wales.
Types of Retaining Wall Drainage
There are a number of potential strategies you can use to improve drainage around retaining walls. This includes:
Drainage pipes installed behind retaining wall areas
Permeable drains within the retaining wall
Inclined drainage systems to help water flow away from retaining walls
French drains that direct water away using trenching and gravel
Weep holes that allow water to drain through the bottom of the retaining wall itself.
The experts at Aqua Solutions Plumbing will assess the layout of your retaining walls and determine the most effective solution to maximise drainage.
Incorporating Drainage Behind Retaining Wall Areas
When it rains, the water that flows over your retaining wall will follow the path of least resistance. During heavy rain, this can cause soil to erode around the retaining wall, damaging plants and potentially cause water to flow towards your property.
Our experienced team of plumbers can install drainage behind retaining wall areas to prevent standing water and degradation of the wall itself while improving soil stability and water management.
Signs of Poor Retaining Wall Drainage
Other common signs of poor drainage issues include leaning or cracked retaining walls, poorly growing plants, flooding problems, presence of mosquitos, mould growth, lawn patches, puddles and other landscaping issues. If homeowners notice any of these issues, they should have their retaining wall drainage assessed and determine whether a plumbing solution can help.
Contact Us for Retaining Wall Drainage Solutions in New South Wales
Prevent water damage and improve drainage and water management on your property with retaining wall drainage installation services from the experienced team at Aqua Solutions Plumbing. Based in Allambie Heights, we service clients throughout New South Wales including homeowners and businesses in North Sydney, Manly, Frenchs Forest, Seaforth, Balgowlah Heights and Dee Why. Contact us today to see how we can help.