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3 Metres of Channel Drainage Installation

Postby Danbar7 » Sat Apr 25, 2020 11:52 am

I’m looking to install 3m of channel drainage to pick up the rainwater from a new pitched roof and take to an existing gulley.
I’ve got a 9 inch grinder to cut concrete, looking for advice on how far to dig down and if I have to put a concrete bed below the channel?
I’m not a plumber but not shy of DIY.
And advice is welcome
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Postby stoneyboy » Sat Apr 25, 2020 10:20 pm

Hi danbar.
Drainage channel is usually about 100mm deep so you'll probably have to cut as deep as you can with your grinder, break out the bottom and lay a weak concrete mix to bed the channel.
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