Avoiding the pitfalls of underground drains

2017-11-09T16:25:26+00:00

Installing underdrain system in a NFL stadium field

Underground drains are commonly used on natural and artificial turf athletic fields.  Unfortunately, significant issues related to drainage systems’ performance are often overlooked in project specifications and during construction.  Here are a few pitfalls you […]

Good athletic fields start with good construction specifications

2017-11-13T18:36:25+00:00

Many new athletic fields look old and/or do not function properly. Often the “lousy contractor” is blamed for “doing a bad job.” Contractors bid and perform work by specifications that are provided by the owner or his architect or engineer. When these specifications are inadequate or poorly written there is little chance of getting an attractive, properly draining or long lasting athletic field. [...]

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