Drainage and Erosion


Man and woman examine downspoutDrainage problems in the yard that affect the house or the landscape are frequent homeowner concerns. Poor drainage is attributable to a variety of causes including problem soils, bare spots in the lawn, poor grading, and excessive runoff from rooftops or nearby property.

Learn more about drainage and erosion in You and Your Land, A Homeowner's Guide for the Potomac River Watershed.


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