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How to Install a Dry Basin to Prevent Flooding

w/ Jerry NeSmith

Watch owner Jerry NeSmith and son Noah walk you through the steps of installing a dry basin for your gutter water runoff.

Materials Needed
  • 12″ Drain Basin
  • Shovel
  • River Pebbles (4 to 6 bags)
  • Non-woven Feed Fabric
  • Drill with 1/4″ drill bit

Step 1:
Dig a whole about 18-24″ both wide and deep

Step 2:
Install non-woven feed fabric

Step 3:
Add enough rock so the top of the drain basin will be slightly lower or flush with the ground.

Step 4:
Place drain basin in the whole

Step 5:
Add remaining rock around drain basin