Originally Posted by moreira85
Looking to do a dry well to bury one downspout. Dug a 4 ft by 2.5 hole and put in about 10 gallons of water. Monitored and got about 5 inch drop over 1 hour. It's a clay based soil. I wasn't impressed by this. Should I abondoned this? My other option is I could dig a trench that would have to go under the walkway through the yard and empty into the street. Does option B sound better? I wasn't sure where to post this.
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contact the local ag extension or the dept. of enviornmental health with the findings and ask them what their historic records may tell you. my cousin is the dept. head here and has been very helpful to us with water and waste info.