Downspout Pop-Up Location

pmsmith2032(5b Suburbs of Chicago)June 4, 2013

I am working on burying my downspouts and I am not sure if I need to dig under the sidewalk to run downspout or if I can leave it. I'm running 4" PVC underground to a pop-up emitter. My options are:
1. Run it under sidewalk ( a lot of work and I'm worried about sidewalk sagging in the future.
2. Running it to middle of mulch bed (between the two yews).
3. Running it to the middle of the grassy patch just in front of the retaining wall.

Thanks!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
lehua49

pm,

Just study the path the water will travel to the street and make your decision. Which path causes you the least nuisance or maintenance headache. Make sure your line is sealed back to the house and partway up of the vertical down drain to create head to push up the emitter. Aloha

    Bookmark   June 6, 2013 at 10:41PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Homemade rain barrel: you think BBQ sauce residue will hurt plants?
I bought a food grade barrel to convert into a rain...
monsteraston
My sprinkler system station stopped working
Hello! I have a problem with my sprinkler system. One...
holia123
Reusing old well for water needs
I'm building a house and need some advice on how to...
mshepherd2
Fertigation help
ok well not new to gardening or growing things as i...
bigpuddin43
Continuous Loop Dripline
While watching a YouTube video on drip line installation,...
raymondo17
Sponsored Products
Davenport Sofa by Gus Modern
$1,699.15 | Lumens
MaxLite RR40930W 4 inch can LED Retrofit, 3000K
EnvironmentalLights.com
House of Troy Pinnacle Brass Double Swing Arm Wall Lamp
Lamps Plus
Follow the Leader Elephant Plates - Set of 3
$49.99 | Dot & Bo
Echo Steel Blue One-Light Fluorescent Wall Sconce with Round Satin Nickel Base
$461.60 | Bellacor
Driftwood Ikat Reese Barstool
Cost Plus World Market
Kartell | Pop Sofa - Outdoor
YLighting
Sea Shell Shade Iron Base Peacock Tiffany 1 Light Wall Sconce
ParrotUncle
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™