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Can I use these gravels for french drain?

Posted by abufish z10 CA (My Page) on
Sat, Sep 21, 13 at 12:06

Have abundance of these gravels from previous project. Sized about .75 to 1.5 inches, not rounded edges. Can I use them as the fill for a french drain? Or should I get those rounded edge ones?

Thank you!

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RE: Can I use these gravels for french drain?

You can. But they'd provide less space for water between the rocks than round ones would, necessitating a larger french drain. Are you sure you NEED a french drain and that your problem cannot be solved in a better, less troublesome-over-the-long-haul manner?

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