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To solve a rain water drainage problem on a steeply sloping backyard, I had a rock-lined drainage swale installed as shown here. The swale was necessary because storm water was cutting gullies across the backyard. Copyright © 2013 HandymanHowTo.com Reproduction strictly prohibited.
A grassy drainage swale can solve standing water problems. The advantages of a grassy swale are: Nice appearance Inexpensive to install Easy maintenance Can run the lawn mower across a gentle slope Effectively drains the water Copyright © 2013 HandymanHowTo.com Reproduction strictly prohibited.