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Old 08-26-2014, 10:46 PM  
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I'm not disputing the math here (not qualified) but add this variable: the deck diverts some water and the ground underneath collects the rest.
And the sheep will drink some.


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Old 08-27-2014, 09:18 AM  
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Maybe you want a drywell instead.
http://www.lbds.info/civica/filebank/blobdload.asp?BlobID=3849

Here is the drainage part
http://www.lmnoeng.com/Hydrology/rational.php



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I will try the perk test .Should i do it at the area closest to home ,or in both locations - including at what will be outer edge of deck?
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I would plan on trench some distance away from the house, any water you can keep away from the foundation is a plus.



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