The most abundant resource in the entire universe is water. Apart from being the most abundant, it is also the commodity that is the most abundant and used. It will be used both in home and industries for different purposes by man and animals. There are times when we must get rid of water even though it is very important. Such would include during rains and the unwanted waste water stagnates on out compounds. Every home, therefore, needs to have an elaborate drainage system.
It is possible to deal with the issue of drainage the very time you decide to build your home. Among the things that you might have inquired about the place you build your home is if or not the place becomes water logged after rains. This information then helps you to make proper plans for the drainage of your home. You however do not enjoy this privileged if you live in a home you never build yourself. There are things that any person that is living in a home they never built and are experiencing drainage problems.
One tactic of solving your drainage problems that which helps get rid of rain water or water from the house that has not been contaminated. In this approach, you will use water plants. You are supposed to select the lowest part of your homestead. This part can be identified by checking that part of the compound where most of the water seems to be flowing to. On this low point, you then plant water plants that will be absorbing this excess water into their systems.
The problem of drainage in homes can also be solved with the aid of septic tanks. A septic tank will mainly be used to get rid of the solid refuse from the house. These tanks are also helpful in that they help get rid of large volumes of water. In order to ensure that you septic tank gives you maximum services, always ensure that the pipes taking material into it do not get clogged. You can also get someone to unclog the pipes if the clogging happens.
For people that cannot afford the septic systems in their homes, all is not doomed. There is a simpler but effective way of ensuring that the drainage of your home is good. This is the use of a dry well where all the runoff or waste water will be directed to. In the dry well, you can add dry material with an infinity for water such as pebbles or any other porous material. To allow for water to sip through the ground, the base of the dry well must be left bare.