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Today it is mist in Ashburn

7 Day Forecast In Ashburn

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    Humidity - 97%
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    Humidity - 97%
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Aim:

  • To ensure that any existing drains are working and outfalls are clear.
  • Clean out any surrounding ditches.

Method:

  • Visual inspection of manholes & outfalls.
  • Ditch cleaning with contractors or trained volunteers.

Timing:

  • Every six months.
  • Check pre & during season.
  • Clean ditches every 2 to 3 years.

Effects of Incorrect Procedure:

  • Reduced surface water infiltration.
  • Saturated playing surface.
  • Reduced durability.
  • Reduced playability.

Equipment:

  • Manhole keys.
  • Torch.
  • Drainage rods.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Practical Tips:

  • Near drains it is advisable to wear PPE to protect from infections such as Weil’s Disease.
  • If there is a doubt whether the drains are running or not, contact a specialist.
  • The checks are best completed after sustained periods of rainfall.