Trench Drains For Golf Courses

Trench Drains For Golf Courses 2017-06-27T13:18:36+00:00

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Surface and below the surface drainage is crucial for a well executed golf course plan

An efficient drainage system maintains the integrity of the golf course. Pooling and accumulation of water can degrade the course over time and inhibit golf course play. A good system drains and diverts away from the play areas.

Things to think about

When looking at the course, note peaks, valleys, slopes and ponds

…keep in mind that the surface dictates how water will flow and collect and different surfaces drain differently. Sand, green and pitch all drain differently.  Water can be diverted from play areas by using swales.  The water will ideally flow into a catch basin where debris would be filtered barring any entrance to the irrigation system.

Our Recommendations

For golf courses we recommend a cast iron grate that bear the weight of golf carts. We would recommend 4” and 5” and up. A cast iron grate can be used on a polymer concrete body.  Systems can be sloped or non sloped. The pitch and curved landscape of a golf course may leave heavy rain fall to build up in certain areas. Trench drain systems can be used to divert water out of the area of play. Decorative grates can also be used with designer finishes to give the course an aesthetic appeal.

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