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Around the World: High rainfall shows up poor drainage maintenance

December 5, 2023  By Farmers Guide UK

With less full-time farm staff and more acres to farm, ditch and drain maintenance can easily become less of a priority.

For a drainage scheme to operate to its full potential, the outfalls need to be in good condition and have a suitable freeboard (the difference between the drain invert and the ditch bed). Drains which are hidden in the undergrowth need to be found, cleared and marked with a suitable marker post, making them easier to locate. | READ MORE

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