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Infiltration
Infiltration projects, like dry wells and French drains, are underground pits filled with stone that help the soil absorb rainwater runoff from buildings. This can help reduce street flooding and pollutants. Infiltration projects cannot be used on low lying property.
  • For more information on dry wells, click here.
  • To learn how to maintain your dry well, click here

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Infiltration dry well graphic

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HOW TO INSTALL A DRY WELL