Dry Creek Beds can be a viable and attractive alternative for drainage issues-on this project we were handling a

substantial amount of water that came from combined sources and eventually made it to a creek on the rear property line. Surface water from the driveway, neighbor's yard and parts of the back yard all converged at a narrow neck at the back corner of this Chastain Park home..and caused erosion problems all along the way-our Dry Creek solution has been in place for over a year now and the problems have been eliminated.

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  • Great dry creek bed. Love the stone. Any tips for keeping the dirt, leaves and debris from building up in the bed?
  • Karen G Karen G on Nov 18, 2011
    I am doing the same project this weekend on a smaller scale and thought I'd use square pavers as the top layer to keep the stones in place and make it easier to walk and run a lawnmower over it, as mine is in the entry side of the yard. Thanks for the jute mat idea. I was wondering what to use at the bottom.
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