There are many ways to reduce drainage problems on your property. A drainage system can divert water flow around and away from your home. You won’t need every item below, but installing one or several of them can make a big difference.
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Property owners are responsible for the installation and maintenance of drainage structures on your property. If your drainage problems seem too big for you to correct, professional help is available.
There are many contractors and engineering firms that specialize in drainage problems. Search the phone book or internet under Drainage Contractors and Engineers – Drainage.
Homeowners must get building or grading permits before certain drainage projects begin. To learn more about permit requirements, contact the City of Kirkland’s Building Division at 425-587-3600.